Hydroelectric plant expansion to power industry and exports
Interview with Ángel Recalde, Managing Director — Yacyretá Yacyretá hydroelectric plant, owned by Paraguay and Argentina, already provides about 20% of Paraguay’s energy requirements. Now calls for international bids to expand it are being prepared.
Paraguay: pioneer in renewable and hydroelectric energy supply
Paraguay generates the highest percentage of renewable energy per capita in the world and is the fourth-largest electricity exporter worldwide, surpassed only by France, Germany and Canada. The country has the capacity to produce five times its national electricity requirements and contains the plant that generates the highest volume of hydroelectric power on the planet.
Itaipú and Yacyretá, making a social contribution
Itaipú and Yacyretá are two mighty hydropower stations providing clean energy and maintaining clear...
Clean and sustainable energy
Leading Edge talks to Dr James Spalding, Managing Director of Itaipú Binacional, one of the largest hydroelectric plants in the world, about clean energy, social responsibility and the new Paraguay
Challenges and opportunities in the energy sector
Ranked as the fourth-largest electricity exporter in the world, after France, Germany and Canada, Paraguay is using this competitive advantage to solidify its economy