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  • [2010-11-23] Remarks on Signing the CONCAUSA Agreement in Miami 

    Administration of William J. Clinton
    This document contains a speech given by former U.S. President Clinton upon the signing of CONCAUSA in 1994. This joint agreement created an opportunity for the United States to share in Central American efforts to achieve ...
  • [2012-05-10] Renewable Energy 2008 - Solar Energy 

    Unknown author
    This report provides a description of solar energy and its uses in Argentina. In addition, it provides information about projects and legislation relating to renewable energy in Argentina.
  • [2012-05-09] Renewable Energy Best Practices in Promotion and Use for Latin America and the Caribbean 

    Luecke, Andrea
    According to the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), the number of countries with policies directed at promoting renewable energy has doubled over the past five years (REN21, 2011. The United ...
  • [2011-04-19] Renewable Energy in Guatemala 

    Ministry of Energy and Mines; Ministerio de Energía y Minas
    Report presents the different kinds of renewable energy resources available in Guatemala which have not yet been used to their full potential.
  • [2012-05-09] Renewable Energy in Mexico 

    This document is a presentation highlighting renewable energy in Mexico, the structure and mechanisms of the energy sector, and the country's renewable energy potential.
  • [2010-11-10] Renewable Energy Sources in Latin America and the Caribbean: Situation and Policy Proposals 

    U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation
    This document was prepared by the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) to be submitted to the delegations attending the World Conference ...
  • [2011-03-16] Renewable Energy Technologies to Improve Energy Access in Brazil 

    Goldemberg, José; La Rovere, Emili Lebre; Teixeira Coelho, Suani; Simoes, André Felipe; Guardabassi, Patricia; Moreira Miranda, Felipe; Centro Clima/COPPE/UFRJ; CENBIO/USP
    This report shows the potential of Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) to help Brazil achieve it's goal to ensure the access to electricity to all citizens, and provides some recommendations of future actions to tap the ...
  • [2012-03-02] Report of the Second Report on the Ninth Meeting of the AdHoc Open-Ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-Sharing 

    Convention on Biological Diversity
    This document is the meeting minutes from the Convention on Biological Diversity's draft of the protocol on access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their utilization.
  • [2012-08-24] Researchers grow hybrid poplar to produce biomass and transform it into energy 

    Corvera, Ignacio
    This article provides information about a University of Talca (in Chile) research project focusing on growing hybrid poplar trees to use as a source of biomass, which can then be utilized as an alternative to fossil fuels.
  • [2012-05-10] Resource Nationalism and Energy Security in Latin America: Implication for Global Oil Supplies 

    Mares, David R.
    Energy policy is usefully characterized by the degree to which resource nationalism and energy security are pursued. The balance achieved between these two key concepts dramatically affects global energy supplies. Over ...
  • [2012-10-10] Review of Amaila Falls Hydroelectric Project Feasibility Study Report 

    Unknown author
    This study assesses the feasibility of a hydro project at Amaila Falls in Guyana, identifying aspects of the project that lack adequate research and financial support.
  • [2011-06-06] Short Term Plan for the National Plan of Rural Electrification 2011-2020 

    Ministry of Energy and Mines; Ministerio de Energía y Minas
    This Plan is based on the National Plan of Rural Electrification 2011-2020 and contains the relation of projects located in the rural zones, isolated locations and on the border of the Country that are to be developed.
  • [2011-10-25] Should Peru's State-Run Energy Companies Play a Bigger Role? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Peru's state-owned energy companies may play a greater role under the administration of newly-inaugurated President Ollanta Humala, Peruvian Minister of Energy and Mines Carlos Herrera said last month, according to ...
  • [2012-03-02] Should Solar Power Be a Priority in Latin America? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Global investment in renewable energies is expected to hit $7 trillion by 2030, according to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, with the deployment of solar power globally expected to undergo the second-fastest ...
  • [2012-03-05] Should the Bolivian Government Have Ended Fuel Subsidies? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    On Dec. 26, Bolivian President Evo Morales issued a decree canceling heavy subsidies on gasoline and diesel fuel, citing the heavy preponderance of fuel smuggling across the border, and thus triggered a rise in fuel prices ...
  • [2012-10-10] South America Biodiesel Program 

    Unknown author
    Biodiesel, a diesel fuel substitute produced from renewable resources such as soybean oil, has demonstrated potential as a particulate matter and CO2 reduction strategy for transportation markets. Although not currently ...
  • [2012-09-07] Spain wants to cooperate with renewables 

    Unknown author
    This article provides information about a May 2012 meeting held between Spain's ambassador to Brazil and Brazil's minister of Mines and Energy. The two officials discussed the possibility of increased cooperation between ...
  • [2011-03-15] Strategy for Sustaining the Guyana Power & Light, Inc. 

    Government of Guyana, Electricity and Energy Sectors
    This document contains a review of the structure of the electricity sector and proposes a strategy for sustaining Guyana Power & Light, Inc. In the section on energy generation, it is stated that a significant amount of ...
  • [2012-05-09] Strengthening the capacity in Renewable Energy for Central America: Report of the First National Forum on Small-Scale Renewable Energy in Belize 

    BUN-CA; United Nations Development Programme
    The Following is a summarized report of the first national forum on small scale renewable energy in Belize held on the sixth of July, 2001 at Belize City, Belize. This First National Forum on Small Scale Renewable Energy ...
  • [2011-10-26] What Accounts For the Drop in Price of Wind Power? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    In a Brazilian energy auction last month, companies agreed to sell power at the world's cheapest rates for wind energy, leading some analysts to speculate that developers will have difficulty fulfilling those contracts, ...