Powering the Future: Uncovering Myths and Navigating Risks for Renewable Energy in Colombia

The Future of Renewable Energy in Colombia

As the world zeroed in on Glasgow for COP26 to discuss climate change, green recovery and energy security, among others, renewable energy is undoubtedly one of today’s hottest topics for investors all over the globe. Colombia is no exception to this rule. A country whose legal economy has historically been dominated by extractives, Colombia has in recent years discovered the potential of renewables - and is pushing them hard. Wind and solar energy opportunities abound, and the country has established itself as a prominent, and increasingly safe, destination for foreign investors. That said, it is not without risks.

Control Risks and Brigard & Urrutia, Colombia’s leading firm for business law, have published a whitepaper “Powering the Future: Uncovering Myths and Managing Risks for Renewable Energy in Colombia”. It helps distinguish fact from fiction as they relate to the sector, and provides the definitive guide on successfully navigating risks to investments and operations.

Featured content of the report

  • Opportunities in Colombia’s renewable energy sector
  • Five facts for investors to consider
  • Five myths to consider
  • How to manage risk – a tiered approach


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