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  • [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 ...
  • [2012-09-07] Energy, theory, and reality (Part One) 

    Caffera, Marcelo; Arboleya, Lucila
    Part one of two, this article takes a look at energy costs in Uruguay in recent years. It makes the case that spending should be shifted from fossil fuels/contaminating energy sources to renewable ones, which the authors ...
  • [2012-09-07] Energy, theory, and reality (Part Two) 

    Caffera, Marcelo; Arboleya, Lucila
    Part two of two, this article compares the costs of fossil fuels/contaminating energy sources to those of renewable energy, arguing that Uruguay must shift energy production and consumption towards renewable sources.
  • [2011-01-13] Environmental Manual and Environmental Management Framework for Rural Electrification Projects in Mexico- Renewable Energy 

    Secretaria de Energia de Mexico (SENER)
    This document outlines the environmental impact of rural electrification projects. It focuses specifically on the environmental benefits and impacts of renewable energy.
  • [2011-01-13] Final Report: Consultation Workshop on the use of Renewable Energy in Rural Communities in the State of Veracruz 

    Torres Gonzalez, Ana Paola A.
    This document outlines the results of a series of workshops conducted in various rural communities throughout Veracruz, Mexico on how to implement renewable energy.
  • [2012-09-07] Five wind projects under construction and final design 

    Díaz, Diana
    This article gives information on five different wind energy projects currently under construction in Panamá. It lays out a cost comparison between the future wind energy projects and current alternative and conventional ...
  • [2011-06-17] Framework for Development of Renewable Energy Policy for Trinidad and Tobago 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This report provides background information on the country's energy sector, presents the drivers and barriers to domestic renewable energy development, and proposes a strategy to establish a framework for renewable energy policy.
  • [2012-09-07] The future of the Cuervo River mega hydropower project, 'the other Hidroaysén," to be decided this Tuesday 

    Unknown author
    This article briefly describes the mega hydroelectric project to be installed on the Cuervo River in Chile. It includes a May 2012 radio interview with activist Peter Hartmann, who advises that the environmental effects ...