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  • [2011-03-15] What Is the Role of Natural Gas in the Caribbean Energy Sector? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Last year, Jamaica's Office of Utilities Regulations issued a report that found the island nation would have to spend over $2.4 billion more to continue building diesel- and oil-fired plants than if the country switched ...
  • [2011-10-28] Will Chile's Power Sector Stymie Development? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Chile was hit by three major blackouts from Sept. 24-26, halting operations at copper mines and darkening several parts of the country, including Santiago. The outages led to calls for the country to invest more in its ...
  • [2012-10-10] Will Cuba's electricity sector hold the country back? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    A massive power outage hit two-thirds of Cuba's provinces earlier this month, a sign of the country's aging infrastructure. According to analysts, modernizing the system could cost several billion dollars. Meanwhile, two ...
  • [2012-10-10] Will opposition to mega projects worsen Chile's energy woes? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Chile's Supreme Court last month unanimously rejected the $5 billion Castilla power project, ruling that the 2,100-megawatt plant could "harm the constitutional guarantee that one can live in an environment free of ...
  • [2012-10-10] Wind in Argentina: 25 windmills to be installed in the province of La Pampa 

    Unknown author
    This article briefly discusses both the energy and economic potential of 25 new windmills that are slated to be installed in the Pampa province in Argentina. These windmills will produce 50 MW of energy to be supplied to ...