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  • [2012-05-10] Agreement for the supply of electricity to Peru and surplus exportation to Brazil: Seeking energy regulation in Peru 

    Cueto La Rosa, Vanessa; Dávila O., Jimpson; Patrón, Patricia
    This study gives a background and analysis of the energy agreement between Peru and Brazil: a history of the agreement and present challenges to current regulation following its approval. It also analyzes agreement ...
  • [2012-10-23] Analysis of RDL 13 2012 and the energy situation 

    Unknown author
    This document analyzes the effects of the moratorium on renewable energy incentives passed in Spain in January 2012. It draws the following conclusions: 1) Adjustments to the electric grid should neither be placed on ...
  • [2012-10-10] Bolivia to prioritize renewable energy 

    Unknown author
    This article summarizes the Bolivian government's plan to invest $40M dollars into renewable energy production. The goal is to ensure that 75% of the total power consumed is generated by renewable energy projects by 2015.
  • [2012-08-27] Can Central America overcome its energy woes? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Earlier this month, an ECLAC executive said that Central America would be more competitive once the regional energy integration system SIEPAC comes online and reduces energy costs. Meanwhile, four Central American nations ...
  • [2012-05-10] Efficient Energy Strategy for the Dominican Republic 

    National Energy Commision, Dominican Republic; United States Agency for International Development
    This study outlines a plan to increase the use and development of renewable energy in the Dominican Republic, addressing the challenges and possible solutions in creating a more efficient and sustainable system of energy ...
  • [2012-08-27] Electric energy in Bolivia 

    Bolivian Institute of Exterior Commerce; Instituto Boliviano de Comercio Exterior
    This document contrasts energy production and consumption in Bolivia in 2011 up until July 2012. It also breaks down the energy generation capacity of various hydroelectric and thermoelectric plants in the country in 2011. ...
  • [2012-04-27] energy [r]evolution: A Sustainable Latin American Energy Outlook 

    Teske, Sven; Zervos, Arthouros; Schäfer, Oliver
    This publication provides stimulating analysis on future scenarios of energy use, which focus on a range of technologies that are expected to emerge in the coming years and decades.There is now universal recognition of ...
  • [2012-09-07] Five wind projects under construction and final design 

    Díaz, Diana
    This article gives information on five different wind energy projects currently under construction in Panamá. It lays out a cost comparison between the future wind energy projects and current alternative and conventional ...
  • [2012-09-07] The future of the Cuervo River mega hydropower project, 'the other Hidroaysén," to be decided this Tuesday 

    Unknown author
    This article briefly describes the mega hydroelectric project to be installed on the Cuervo River in Chile. It includes a May 2012 radio interview with activist Peter Hartmann, who advises that the environmental effects ...
  • [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.
  • [2011-10-26] 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 ...
  • [2012-10-23] The IDB approves more loans to promote renewable energy projects 

    Unknown author
    This article discusses the Inter-American Development Bank approval of US$70 billion of funding to be allocated to renewable energy projects in Latin America. The goal of these projects is to develop more responsible ...
  • [2012-03-02] Natural Gas: Regulation, Demand, Projects 

    Breña, Alejandro
    This presentation was given at the 9th Annual Border Energy Forum in Houston, TX. It provides information about natural gas supply, demand, and regulation in Mexico, in addition to an overview of natural gas projects.
  • [2012-03-02] Overview of Renewable Energy Sources in Latin America 

    Huacuz, Jorge M.
    The present work deals with the situation of renewable energy in the Latin-American Region (LAR). Its main purpose is to give an overview of the conditions prevailing in the region, regarding those activities leading to ...
  • [2012-05-10] Perspectives for Distributed Generation with Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Carribean: Analysis of Case Studies for Jamaica, Barbados, Mexico, and Chile 

    Gischler, Christiaan; Janson, Nils
    This paper deals with how to promote distributed generation (DG) done with renewable energy (RE) in emerging markets of Latin American & the Carribean (LAC), with the purpose of increasing competitiveness & achieving ...
  • [2012-10-10] Photovoltaic solar energy plant to generate 450 MW in Mexico 

    Santamarta, José
    This article discusses the plans to establish a photovoltaic solar plant in Baja California, Mexico. It gives a brief history of the renewable energy market in Mexico, and describes the international public/private efforts ...
  • [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 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.
  • [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.
  • [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 ...