Global investment in renewable energies is expected to hit $7 trillion by 2030, according to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, with the deployment of solar power globally expected to undergo the second-fastest percentage growth of all renewable technologies (after offshore wind), more than doubling from today to 1,137GW by 2030. How do you expect Latin America's deployment of solar power will compare with other parts of the world in the two decades ahead? Where within the region are solar power's prospects brightest? Should solar be a priority for the region? What government policies and market conditions need to be in place for solar power to thrive?
Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor. "Should Solar Power Be a Priority in Latin America?." (2012). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_dialog/188