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  • [2011-03-16] Declaration of Margarita - Building the Energy Integration of the South 

    Governments of South America; Gobiernos de Sudamérica
    This document was prepared by the Governments of South America during the First South American Energy Summit to discuss the issues of the production of ethanol fuel and the creation of a South American Energy Council, made ...
  • [2012-05-10] Declaration of the IX Indigenous Advisory Council 

    Unknown author
    This declaration was written by the IX Indigenous Fund Assembly. It recommends changes necessary to preserve indigenous sovereignty and rights.
  • [2011-06-17] Development Plan for the Energy Sector 2007 - 2017 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    The national program for the development of the energy sector of Haiti seeks to enable policy makers and various stakeholders providing them with a management tool for the industry. The program covers the period 2007-2032. ...
  • [2010-09-21] Digital tools, Strategic Alliances, and the Protection of Traditional Knowledge 

    Singer, B; van der Elst, J; Garcia, J
    This white paper provides a means for indigenous peoples to communicate current information and impacts among constituents and tribal groups. These concepts are very important in understanding how these groups disseminate ...
  • [2012-03-05] Does Chile Face an Imminent Energy Crisis? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    In response to a drought that has crimped hydroelectric output and in the face of soaring fuel prices that are hitting consumers, the Chilean government has pushed for new fuel subsidy legislation and enacted several ...
  • [2012-05-02] Does Insecurity Threaten Colombia's Booming Oil Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Colombia's ELN rebels kidnapped 11 oil workers last month and released them last week. However, as a result of the security situation, Emerald Energy, which is owned by China's Sinochem, announced that it has suspended ...
  • [2011-06-17] Draft for the Energy Policy of the Republic of Haiti 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    Due to the fact that Haiti faces several years in a major energy crisis, largely due to the lack of a national energy policy expressing a coherent vision and objectives and clear guidance, this document was made to fill ...
  • [2012-10-23] Ecuador, 'impuesto verde' a las gasolinas 

    Unknown author
    This article discusses the 'green tax' that was applied to gasoline in spring 2012. The tax will finance improvements in the quality of gasoline produced in the country.
  • [2012-05-10] Efficient Energy Strategy for the Dominican Republic 

    National Energy Commision, Dominican Republic; United States Agency for International Development
    This study outlines a plan to increase the use and development of renewable energy in the Dominican Republic, addressing the challenges and possible solutions in creating a more efficient and sustainable system of energy ...
  • [2012-08-27] Electric energy in Bolivia 

    Bolivian Institute of Exterior Commerce; Instituto Boliviano de Comercio Exterior
    This document contrasts energy production and consumption in Bolivia in 2011 up until July 2012. It also breaks down the energy generation capacity of various hydroelectric and thermoelectric plants in the country in 2011. ...
  • [2012-10-23] Eleven comments regarding the experts' report on the Conga project 

    Moran, Robert
    This document consists of 11 comments that US hydrologist/geo-chemist Robert Moran made regarding the experts' report and Environmental Impact Assessment. It identifies the major shortcomings of the experts' analysis, ...
  • [2012-03-05] Energía nuclear en América Latina: antes y después del desastre japonés 

    Isbell, Paul
    This article begins by outlining the use of nuclear energy in Latin America as compared to other regions of the world. More specifically, it details the history and current output of energy from the six nuclear reactors ...
  • [2010-11-23] Energías Renovables para el Desarrollo Sustentable en México (2006) 

    Secretaría de Energía (SENER) de Mexico, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische, Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
    This document examines the role of renewable energy sources in sustainable development within Mexico. It gives an overview of the current sources of renewable energy (solar, wind, hydraulic, bioenergy, and geothermal) and ...
  • [2010-11-10] Energías Renovables: Diagnóstico, barreras y propuestas 

    Secretary of Energy, Republic of Argentina; REEEP; Fundacion Bariloche
    Prospective study of renewable energies aimed at removing technical, economic, regulatory, and financial barriers to power generation.
  • [2012-04-27] energy [r]evolution: A Sustainable Latin American Energy Outlook 

    Teske, Sven; Zervos, Arthouros; Schäfer, Oliver
    This publication provides stimulating analysis on future scenarios of energy use, which focus on a range of technologies that are expected to emerge in the coming years and decades.There is now universal recognition of ...
  • [2012-02-28] Energy Conflicts: a Growing Concern in Latin America 

    Vásquez, Patricia I.
    This article discusses how the implementation of energy projects has spurred conflict throughout Latin America over the past decade. The article states that there are two underlying factors that trigger such conflicts: ...
  • [2012-02-28] Energy Consumption: Challenges and Opportunities of Urbanization 

    Smith, Heidi Jane
    This article highlights four cities in Latin America (Curitiba, Sáo Paulo, Bogotá, and Monterrey) that have developed mechanisms to reduce their energy consumption.
  • [2011-06-06] Energy Policy 

    National Energy Council; Consejo Nacional de Energía
    The goals of this policy are the expansion of the electric capacity and coverage, through efficiency, optimization and savings factors; to reduce the dependency on energy produced from oil and its by-products, encouraging ...
  • [2011-06-17] Energy Policy of Guyana 

    National Energy Policy Committee
    This Energy Policy Paper highlights the energy situation during the period 1988 1992, and the projections for the period 1994 2004. It also focuses on the strategies to be implemented to achieve the stated objectives, ...
  • [2011-06-17] Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project - ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK 

    Ministry of Energy and Mining
    This project is designed to provide a comprehensive support to the implementation of the Government of Jamaica s energy policy and strategy covering the 2010-2030 period. The goals are to build capacity, to provide ...