Summary: The biofuels industry was at the forefront of renewable energy investment in Latin America. Since then the industry has matured and in some instances stagnated, although two countries have become world class producers.
About the Author: Carlos St. James is an advisor to energy investors and developers in emerging markets. He co-founded the Argentine Renewable Energies Chamber in 2005; has been a board member of the Latin American & Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy since 2010; founded the Middle East-Americas Energy Council in 2014; and publishes the Latin American Energy Review in his free time. He was recently named Summit Chairman of the upcoming LAC-CORE Finance Summit held at the Ritz Carlton in Miami, Florida this October 3-5.
He will also be speaking at the Argentina International Clean Energy Congress in September as well as at the the Chile International Clean Energy Congress Week in mid-October.