Most Latin American countries, under left and right governments, have experienced political or economic turmoil over the past months. These tensions often mirror international developments such as Brexit. In the energy sector, new technologies offer promise, but can also affect market clearing prices that affect, for example, the viability of power systems or upstream investments. What measures can be taken to address income inequality or the ambitions of an aspiring middle class? To meet the challenges of energy transition? To help Latin Americans feel secure about the future?