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  • [2011-09-01] Can Latin America Capitalize on Oil Wealth in the Long Term? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Venezuela holds some 85 percent of Latin America's crude oil reserves, and the region overall has the world's second-largest oil reserves after the Middle East, according to figures presented by the Latin American Energy ...
  • [2012-08-29] Central America/Caribbean Can Reduce their Oil Dependency, Says WB Report 

    World Bank
    This is a press release that summarizes a July 2012 World Bank report on mitigating market vulnerability to oil prices in Central American and the Caribbean. It briefly discusses how renewable energy sources, energy ...
  • [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. ...
  • [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 ...
  • [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 ...
  • [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.
  • [2012-08-27] 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.
  • [2011-06-17] 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 ...
  • [2011-06-17] 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.
  • [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 ...
  • [2011-10-26] How Should the Dominican Republic Improve its Power Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Dominican President Leonel Fernández on Oct. 11 inaugurated the largest wind energy farms ever built in the Caribbean nation. The Los Cocos and Quilvio Cabrera farms, which cost some $100 million, will save the country ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Will Rising Fuel Costs Affect the Caribbean? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    The administration of Jamaican prime minister Bruce Golding on April 11 caved in to pressure ""at the eleventh hour"" and rolled back the rate of the ad valorem tax on fuel, the Jamaica Gleaner reported, in an apparent bid ...
  • [2011-06-17] IDB, IICA, OAS, and Government of Guyana to Promote Renewable Energy Projects in the Caribbean 

    Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
    Under this memorandum of understanding, the parties (Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, Organization of American States, Government of Guyana) agree to: explore ways ...
  • [2011-10-26] Is the U.S. Likely to Engage with Cuba on Offshore Drilling? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    A delegation from the United States organized by the Environmental Defense Fund and the International Association of Drilling Contractors traveled to Cuba earlier this month to evaluate the Caribbean nation's long-term ...
  • [2012-02-28] Leading Energy Policy Issues in Latin America 

    Arriagada, Genaro
    This article provides an analysis of the energy sources in Latin America, including oil, natural gas, hydroelectric power, coal, traditional biomass, non-conventional renewable energy sources, and non-conventional hydrocarbons. ...
  • [2011-06-17] Local Content & Local Participation Policy & Framework for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Energy Sector 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This report states the intention of the government to maximize the level of participation of its national people, enterprises, technology and capital through the development and increasing use of locally owned businesses, ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Policy Consultations: Carbon Reductions Strategies 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This document provides information on where the country stands in the global context with respect to carbon emissions. It details the obligations that the country has to reduce its carbon emissions under the Kyoto Protocol ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Policy Consultations: Local Content & Participation 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This report offers a framework to follow in order to maximize local content and participation in the country's energy sector. It provides information on the challenges and benefits related to local content and domestic ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Policy Consultations: Renewable Energy Policy 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This report examines the need for renewable energy policies in the country and states that the primary objective of such policy measures will be to identify and examine strategies and make recommendations for introducing ...