Institute of the Americas

For nearly 40 years, the Institute of the Americas has promoted sound public policy and fostered cooperation between public and private sector stakeholders across the hemisphere.

Our diverse programs emphasize innovation and technological advancement as the key to building 21st-century economies in the Americas. 

Our People

Our board members, advisory council members, experts and staff collectively represent a diverse range of backgrounds and geographic locales across the Americas that help further the goals and objectives of the Institute.

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Our Programs

Energy & Sustainability Program

The Institute’s Energy & Sustainability Program is committed to shaping public policy and informing the public on matters related to energy development…

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Environment & Climate Change Program

The Institute is committed to catalyzing expanded sustainability leadership and climate action among the private sector to tackle climate change, minimize…

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STEAM Program

The Institute’s programmatic initiative that brings 13 years of STEAM education experience to deliver high-quality experiential learning…

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Our Partners

The Institute partners with diverse public, private, non-profit and academic organizations throughout the Americas to further our organizational mission.
UC San Diego Affiliation
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In the News

September 8, 2021

Entregarán a presidenciables hoja de ruta para desarrollar sector eléctrico

September 8, 2021

Se está perdiendo el 40% de la energía y proyectan una crisis insostenible a 4 años

September 2, 2021

Reforma Energética de 2013, ¿éxito o fracaso para México?

August 23, 2021


August 15, 2021

La vieja discusión sobre la integración de los mercados regionales de gas natural

June 14, 2021

Energy matters – Blow the whistle, we have reached half-time

June 10, 2021

Election returns in Mexico ‘put up a yellow light’ on upending energy reform

June 1, 2021

Biden Administration Extends Special oil License in Venezuela to U.S. Companies

May 29, 2021

Latin America’s Challenge of Financing Energy Recovery

May 28, 2021

América Latina ante el reto de financiar la recuperación energética

May 28, 2021

Manzano propone invertir "trillones y no billones" para reducir emisiones de carbono y achicar la brecha financiera en la región

May 21, 2021

Energy Transition Evolves in Central America and the Caribbean

May 21, 2021

Transición energética progresa en América Central y el Caribe

May 14, 2021

América del Sur tiene sueños gasíferos

May 14, 2021

South America’s Gas Dreams

May 7, 2021

América Latina apuesta fuerte por el hidrógeno

May 7, 2021

Latin America Bets Heavily on Hydrogen

April 30, 2021

Bill Richardson: “Quiero ver un nuevo acuerdo comercial de energías renovables entre las Américas”

April 27, 2021

Prevén reducción de gas para la transición energética

April 22, 2021

Political Risk Analysis: Is Mexico Declaring War Against Clean Energy?

April 16, 2021

Listen: New regulations have broad implications for Mexico's midstream, power sectors

April 16, 2021

Petro to Electro: It is the Dragon vs the Rest on critical minerals

April 14, 2021

Empresas pueden recurrir a amparos en energía: Clouthier

April 14, 2021

México trabaja en atraer inversiones en energía eléctrica: SE

April 14, 2021

Secretaría de Economía trabaja junto con CFE para atraer inversiones en sector eléctrico

April 6, 2021

Latin America Looking to Take Slice of Global Hydrogen Pie

April 6, 2021

“En época de crisis, las Energías Renovables son una decisión inteligente de negocios”

March 18, 2021

Mexico's Pemex discovers 1.2 billion boe complex in Tabasco region: CEO

March 17, 2021

Circular economy and green technology dominate TRENDS Research & Advisory symposium on energy and sustainability

March 8, 2021

Mexico’s president looks to upend energy reform measures

March 7, 2021

Mexico Set to Reshape Power Sector to Favor the State

February 26, 2021

La mejor forma de fortalecer a CFE no es aislándola, sino permitiéndole competir y asociarse

February 24, 2021

Experiencia californiana aplicable a políticas energéticas de región: subastas, descentralización, incentivos y transparencia

February 22, 2021

ANZMEX Energy Matters – All things bright and beautiful

February 20, 2021

Panamá: ¿un país atractivo para las inversiones en energía?

February 16, 2021

China y EE.UU.: la pugna por ganar presencia en América Latina

February 16, 2021

Regional NGO says Biden must re-engage the region to combat Chinese influence- Trump ignored the region to America’s detriment

February 12, 2021

China destinó $58,4 mil millones para el sector energético latinoamericano en las últimas dos décadas

February 2, 2021

Mexican electricity reform set to raise trade tensions with US

February 1, 2021

Mexico was once a climate leader – now it's betting big on coal

February 1, 2021

Pide EU a México abrir la inversión en energía

January 21, 2021

De cara a la subasta el Gobierno de Ecuador convoca a inversores de proyectos energéticos renovables

January 21, 2021

Ecuador ratifica la continuidad de su subasta de energías renovables por 200 MW

January 20, 2021

Hidroeléctrica + distribuida: la combinación que promete crecimiento de las renovables en Ecuador

January 19, 2021

Plantean un nuevo camino regulatorio y financiero para la generación distribuida en Ecuador

January 18, 2021

Energy matters © VOL. 29 – Mexico’s signals and signposts

January 17, 2021

OLADE exhorta a gobiernos latinoamericanos a desarrollar políticas energéticas a largo plazo

January 15, 2021

Ecuador refinery project caps Moreno reform effort

January 11, 2021

Exxon had offered more gas per day than Guyana needs – Patterson admits

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