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  • [2012-08-27] Getting energy out of wind 

    Rojas Aguilera, Alexis
    This article briefly discusses the positive impact of the wind industry on both social and economic development in Cuba.
  • [2011-09-30] The Government Moves Toward Energy Efficiency 

    Energy Affairs Administration, Puerto Rico; Administración de Asuntos de Energéticos, Puerto Rico
    This bulletin article discusses how the Puerto Rican government is focusing on the reduction of energy consumption and on ways to reduce energy costs for commercial and residential consumers. It explains the energy reforms ...
  • [2011-06-17] Government of Guyana Strategy for Underserved Areas Electrification Programme 

    Hinds, Samuel A.; Prime Minister
    In May 2001 the Government approved a strategy for the electrification of unserved areas along the coast of Guyana. This policy guided the development of the Unserved Areas Electrification Programme. It states that the ...
  • [2011-03-11] Government Pushes Renewable Energy 

    Batista Santaella, María R.
    This press release outlines the efforts being taken by the government in Puerto Rico to build up the renewable energy sector in order to make the country's economy more competitive in the global market.
  • [2012-05-10] Guide for Renewable Energy Projects in Belize 

    BUN-CA; Aké, Luis
    The objective of this Guide is to offer this type of information to renewable energy project developers in Belize, with the aim to stimulate the development of more projects. It is understood that project developers ...
  • [2012-03-02] Guyana Energy Agency List of Hydropower Studies 

    Guyana Energy Agency
    The document is a list of hydropower studies available at the resource centre of the Guyana Energy Agency.
  • [2011-03-16] Guyana Power Sector Policy and Implementation Strategy 

    Klass, Verlyn
    This document outlines the Guyana Power Sector Policy that has been developed following a study of eight (8) areas of the Guyana power sector with a view to formulating policies to ensure the viability of the sector. In ...
  • [2012-03-02] Guyana’s National Energy Efficiency Program 

    Britton, Sandra
    This presentation summarizes Guyana's current levels of energy consumption and demand. It outlines the actions, proposals, and experiences that have resulted from the National Energy Efficiency Program.
  • [2011-06-17] Haiti Wind Atlas Prepared by WINERGY 

    Agency of Mines and Energy; Bureau des Mines et de L'energie
    Presents meteorological data on wind to highlight the wind power potential of the Country.
  • [2011-03-16] Hinterland Electrification Strategy 

    Office of the Prime Minister, Guyana
    The Government of Guyana, as part of its socio-economic development and poverty alleviation objective, has embarked on a program to extend electricity to unserved areas where extension of existing distribution networks is ...
  • [2010-09-21] Historia de la Ley N. 19.657 

    Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile
    This document outlines the congressional dialogue leading up to the ratification of Law N. 19.657, which outlines geothermal energy concessions in Chile.
  • [2010-09-21] Historia de la Ley N. 20.257 

    Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile
    This document outlines the congressional dialogue leading up to the ratification of Law 20.257.
  • [2011-03-03] How Advanced Are Smart Grids in Latin America? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    U.S. President Barack Obama last year announced the largest single energy grid modernization investment in the country's history, valued at some $8 billion. Other nations have similarly prioritized large-scale investments ...
  • [2011-09-01] How Advanced Is Mexico's Renewables Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    The Mexican government expects that foreign investment in the country's renewable energy sector will nearly triple this year, reaching $8 billion and potentially helping states like California meet clean energy requirements, ...
  • [2012-08-27] How are global biofuels trends changing? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    At the end of 2011, the United States overtook Brazil as the world's top ethanol exporter— though U.S. imports from Brazil have been growing as a result of domestic regulation in the United States. Countries like Thailand ...
  • [2012-09-07] How bright is solar energy's future in Brazil? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    A ban on state subsidies for non-domestic solar panel parts is thwarting solar-energy projects in Brazil, Bloomberg News reported Aug. 8. While developers in Chile have announced plans for more than 1,000 megawatts of ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Does the Current Surge in Oil prices Compare to 2008? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    With ongoing tensions in the Middle East, oil prices have soared to heights not seen since before the economic crisis. What is the impact of the surge in oil prices on Latin American countries? Which countries and industries ...
  • [2012-08-28] How insecure is the Colombian oil sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Colombian Energy Minister Mauricio Cárdenas said earlier this month that the FARC has stepped up attacks on oil and mining infrastructure in order to extort companies after changes to royalty distributions cut into the ...
  • [2011-09-01] How Is China Changing Latin America's Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    China recently announced several loans worth billions of dollars to Ecuador and Venezuela—to be paid back largely in the form of oil—for public works, energy and infrastructure projects. These investments and others have ...
  • [2011-10-26] How Should Mexico's State-Run Pemex Be Reformed? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    In an interview with Fortune, the CEO of Mexico's Pemex, Juan José Suárez Coppel, described the state oil company's problems as having "too many cooks in the kitchen," adding that efficiency gets lost. Coppel suggested ...