South America

South America

Latin American Power Giant Eyes ‘Aggressive’ Bet on Green Energy

Electricity utility Interconexion Electrica SA is expanding its network of power transmission lines in Latin America to provide a backbone for the increase in...

Atlantica Yield’s $317 Million Green Bonds Private Placement

Atlantica Yield plc (NASDAQ: AY), the sustainable infrastructure company that owns a diversified portfolio of contracted assets in the energy and environment sectors, successfully...

Dash Benefits From Venezuelans Sending Cryptocurrency Payments Without Internet Connection

A Venezuelan crypto exchange supports crypto payments through SMS text messages.  This approach of facilitating cryptocurrency use without the internet is triggering hope to...

Brazil’s New Blockchain Data Tool Cost $250K, Runs on Quorum

Brazilian financial regulators’ new PIER data-sharing blockchain cost about $250,000 to build and it runs on the Quorum blockchain. Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) began developing PIER...

Block.one Plans to Start Voting on EOS, the Blockchain It Birthed

Block.one plans to start actively voting for EOS block producers sometime next month. The Cayman Island-based developer house announced Wednesday that, having watched EOS develop over the...

Blockchain App Used to Track COVID-19 Cases in Latin America

A Canada-based company is turning to blockchain technology in their efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Latin America. Emerge, a blockchain startup based in...