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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] 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 ...
  • [2011-04-19] Law No. 1048 - Kitarje Dam 

    National Congress of Bolivia; Congreso Nacional de Bolivia
    Declares the construction of the Kitarje dam as a priority for the generation of electricity.
  • [2011-04-19] Law No. 1203 - Construction of Dam and Aqueduct 

    National Congress of Bolivia; Congreso Nacional de Bolivia
    Declares as national priority the construction of the ""Huayllani"" dam and aqueduct, which will have as one of its goals the generation of electricity.
  • [2011-04-19] Law No. 1887 - Multiple Project Angosto de Bala 

    National Congress of Bolivia; Congreso Nacional de Bolivia
    Declares as national priority the development of the Angosto de Bala Project for the use of water from the Rio Beni through the construction of a Hydroelectric Dam.
  • [2011-04-19] Law No. 940 - Multiple Project Rio Grande-Rosita 

    National Congress of Bolivia; Congreso Nacional de Bolivia
    Declares as national priority and public need the development of the Rio Grande - Rosita Project for the use of water from the Rio Grande through the construction of a Hydroelectric Dam.
  • [2011-09-01] What Is the Fate of Chile's HidroAysén Project? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    A court ruling in Chile on June 20 suspended the controversial HidroAysén project, a proposed plan to dam two rivers and build five hydroelectric plants in Patagonia, The New York Times reported. While environmental groups ...