Renewable electricity is continually being deployed as both developed and developing countries acknowledge the urgent need to cut GHG emissions and the contribution that renewable energy can make towards energy security. However, the high cost of deployment is such that government incentives continue to be required. Incentive schemes have already been established in various countries to attract investor capital and spur development. A major challenge for renewable power developers lies in identifying which of these incentive schemes offer good value for money and the predictability needed to justify the initial capital outlay. This report is an authoritative source allowing for quick and easy comparison of the latest incentives on offer for different renewable technologies in 11 Central and South American countries. Combining key electricity market statistics with an analysis of operating and investment incentives for each country, the report provides concise but comprehensive information regarding the climate for renewable electricity investment.