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  • [2012-02-28] Argentina's Energy Pricing Challenges 

    Fenández-Lamela, Pablo
    This article examines the challenges that Argentina is facing as the prices of gas, oil, and electricity are capped at below market level. While previously an energy exporter, the country has become an energy importer ...
  • [2012-03-05] Can Bolivia Become a Regional Energy Hub? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    News broke last week that France's Total has made a ""major"" gas discovery in Bolivia. The find, however, is tempered by YPFB's April 8 announcement of the results of a reserves study by U.S. company Ryder Scott. The study ...
  • [2012-02-28] Central America's Energy Challenges 

    Eguizábal, Cristina
    This article discusses Central America's current energy matrix and outlines the next steps that the region may consider, such as more hydropower projects, wind parks, and small-scale renewable energy projects in rural ...
  • [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. ...
  • [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 ...
  • [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] 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 ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Will Changes to U.S. Ethanol Subsidies Affect Brazil? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Last month, U.S. senators introduced competing legislation regarding the ethanol producer subsidy and import tariff, which are set to expire this year. A bill proposed by Democrat Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) and Republican ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Will New Tariffs Affect Venezuela's Oil Industry? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    On April 21, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced drastic changes to windfall oil tax rates, hiking the tax from 60 percent to 95 percent when oil prices surpass $100 per barrel. The new legislation also raises the ...
  • [2011-09-01] Is the Region Capable of Meeting Increased Electricity Demand? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Brazil's São Paulo state has suffered several major power failures this year, while the Venezuelan government has enacted rationing measures and begun importing electricity from Colombia. Meanwhile, Argentina's electricity ...
  • [2012-03-05] Is Venezuela Facing Another Electricity Crisis? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    On April 7, a fire damaged a power line in Venezuela and caused the country's worst blackout since 2009. Top government officials were adamant that Venezuela is now better equipped than in 2009-10 when electricity shortages ...
  • [2011-04-07] Models and Methods for the Provision of Rural Electrical Services 

    National Environment Fund; Fondo Nacional del Ambiente
    This document examines the different models for rural electrification which have been used or are being developed with the purpose of understanding how these experiences can benefit the future design of rural electric ...
  • [2011-04-07] National Energy Balance 2009 

    Energy and Mines Ministry; Ministerio de Energía y Minas
    This document is a tool for the definition of Energy Policy in the Country. It allows the detailed knowledge of the national energy sector, of important changes and to determine the environmental impact.
  • [2011-04-07] National Plan of Rural Electrification (PNER) 2011-2020 

    Ministry of Energy and Mines; Ministerio de Energía y Minas
    This Plan seeks to supply electricity to towns in rural areas of Peru as means to contribute to their socio-economic development, mitigate poverty, improve their quality of life and deter the migration from the country to ...
  • [2012-02-28] PetroCaribe: Welcome Relief for an Energy-Poor Region 

    Cote, Chris
    This article outlines the role of PetroCaribe of Venezuela. It details the relationship that Venezuela has with Central American and Caribbean countries as a provider of oil. Additionally, it examines the financing ...
  • [2011-04-07] Project for the Promotion of Marketing Opportunities Clean Energy and Energetic Efficiency in Peru 

    National Environment Fund; Fondo Nacional del Ambiente
    The main goal of this project is the execution of activities for the contribution of expansion of the marketing opportunities and improve the competition of Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) in Peru. The purpose is to ...
  • [2011-04-07] Promotion of the public participation in Renewable Energy projects and Strengthening of the capacity of FONAM 

    National Environment Fund; Fondo Nacional del Ambiente
    Document shows the present state of renewable energies in Peru, the technologies that have been developed, legal aspects, barriers they face and the possible areas in which they can be developed as a business.
  • [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.