BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Electric Power news in Latin America.
Six subsidiaries of the Brazilian federal power company are due to go on auction on July 26.
Prequalification documents for the 300km transmission project are due next month.
To mark the event, BNamericas provides a snapshot of regional projects and content.
Investments for the 400km line in the Brazilian state are estimated at US$86mn.
The project in the northern Mexican state, operated by NP Energía La Lucha, received a generation permit on Thursday from Mexico's energy regulator.
Chilean energy minister Susana Jiménez spoke at the G20 energy ministers summit on development of policies and regulatory frameworks. During the event, Jiménez made an announcement with her Argentine counterpart that Chile will import natural gas from Argentina before the end of the year.
US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said he will encourage greater investment by US companies in developing Argentina's Vaca Muerta field, especially in infrastructure; while Argentina and Canada signed three MoUs on energy efficiency, mining policy and nuclear energy cooperation.
The winner, ISA, picked up a similar contract last month.