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  • [2012-03-05] Are Conflicts Hampering Peru's Energy and Mining Sectors? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    There are currently 200 conflicts over natural resources in Peru, particularly in rural areas where residents complain extractive projects are destroying their lands and that they are unlikely to see many of the economic ...
  • [2012-03-05] Are Expectations for Colombia's Oil Sector Too Optimistic? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    In February, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim said he was actively looking to boost investment in Colombia due to its burgeoning oil industry. Meanwhile, the United States Export-Import Bank approved nearly $1 billion in financing ...
  • [2012-02-28] Challenges of Designing an Optimal Petroleum Fiscal Model in Latin America 

    Tissot, Roger
    This article traces the recent history of petroleum fiscal models throughout Latin America, including market-oriented models to state corporatism models based on resource nationalism.
  • [2011-03-16] Declaration of Margarita - Building the Energy Integration of the South 

    Governments of South America; Gobiernos de Sudamérica
    This document was prepared by the Governments of South America during the First South American Energy Summit to discuss the issues of the production of ethanol fuel and the creation of a South American Energy Council, made ...
  • [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 ...
  • [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: ...
  • [2012-05-10] Hydrocarbons and the Peruvian Amazon: Overlapping rights or opportunities for sustainable development? 

    Gamboa Balbín, César L.; Avila B., Rosemarie; Dávila O., Jimpson; Santillán B., Asunta; Ramos Urrutia, Irene; del Rosario Sevillano, María; Carhuatocto Sandoval, Henry O.; Mercedes Lu De Lama, Graciela M.
    This study provides an in-depth analysis of the issues surrounding hydrocarbon exploration in the Peruvian Amazon, providing a criticism of past and current energy regulation. Attention is given especially to the question ...
  • [2012-10-10] Is Peru making inroads in oil & gas development? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    One of the Humala administration's priorities when coming into office was to accelerate oil and gas development. Peru has seen both successes, such as a large gas find in the Amazon earlier this month, and conflict, ...
  • [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 ...
  • [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 ...
  • [2013-03-06] Peru: FORMABIAP invites Kukama, Kichwa, and Shawi communities to apply for courses in teacher development 

    Lerma, Diego
    This article provides information about a development and training program hosted by Formación de Maestros Bilingües de la Amazonía (FORMABIAP) specifically for young men and women of the Kukama, Kichwa, and Shawi indigenous ...
  • [2012-10-23] Peru: New books presented on energy, hydroelectric projects, and social conflicts 

    Lerma, Diego
    This article discusses the release of two new books that emphasize the importance of a national program dedicated to energy efficiency policy against climate change. The first book discusses energy policy in Peru while ...
  • [2012-08-28] Peru’s Humala Graces Amazon Indigenous with Three-Day Goodwill Tour 

    Mortenson, Darrin
    This article describes the Amazonian tour completed by Peruvian president Ollanta Humala in late July 2012, providing both a critique and affirmation of the present and past administrations' efforts at representing the ...
  • [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 ...
  • [2011-06-06] 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 ...