Author Bio

Raúl Sánchez

Raúl Sánchez is a Development Effectiveness officer for the IDB Invest Strategy and Development Department. He is in charge of developing impact assessments of innovative projects to provide evidence to our clients. Raúl is specialized in transportation, health, education, and telecommunications projects. He has a doctorate in economics from the University of Illinois and master's degrees in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and La Plata.

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How Power Batteries Can Accelerate Decarbonization

There can be no global shift to renewable energy without better storage technology. New solutions such as Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are emerging in the region to help build the business case for coupling this technology with renewables.

Here’s one example of how Big Data helps transportation in our region
Here’s one example of how Big Data helps transportation in our region

Waze helps us navigate traffic and save precious time. In partnership with the IDB Group, it’s also helping to measure the impact of transport projects and solve related challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.

What can Latin America and the Caribbean Expect from the Machine Learning Revolution?
What can Latin America and the Caribbean Expect from the Machine Learning Revolution?

Machine Learning can help businesses organize, interpret, and use big data by extracting meaningful insights and quickly solving complex problems. It can also help guide the region’s private sector towards fully harnessing the power that data has to offer.