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  • [2011-09-30] The Government Moves Toward Energy Efficiency 

    Energy Affairs Administration, Puerto Rico; Administración de Asuntos de Energéticos, Puerto Rico
    This bulletin article discusses how the Puerto Rican government is focusing on the reduction of energy consumption and on ways to reduce energy costs for commercial and residential consumers. It explains the energy reforms ...
  • [2011-09-01] How Well is Uruguay's Nascent Oil Sector Advancing? 

    Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
    Uruguay's state-run oil and gas company, ANCAP, announced last month that it discovered the first traces of underground oil in what may be a "promising shale deposit," according to director Juan Gómez. ANCAP is also preparing ...
  • [2012-03-05] How Well is Uruguay's Nascent Oil Sector Advancing? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    Uruguay's state-run oil and gas company, ANCAP, announced last month that it discovered the first traces of underground oil in what may be a ""promising shale deposit,"" according to director Juan Gómez. ANCAP is also ...
  • [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 ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Policy Consultations: Carbon Reductions Strategies 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This document provides information on where the country stands in the global context with respect to carbon emissions. It details the obligations that the country has to reduce its carbon emissions under the Kyoto Protocol ...
  • [2011-06-17] National Energy Policy Consultations: Renewable Energy Policy 

    Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    This report examines the need for renewable energy policies in the country and states that the primary objective of such policy measures will be to identify and examine strategies and make recommendations for introducing ...
  • [2012-02-28] Petrobras: The Unique Structure behind Latin America's Best Performing Oil Company 

    Arriagada, Genaro; Cote, Chris
    This article details the success of Petrobras, the national oil and gas company of Brazil. In particular, it discusses how the company was formed and how it currently operates as both a government corporation and a ...
  • [2011-09-30] Puerto Rico's Energy Public Policy 

    Committee of Energy Cogeneration and Generation, Government of Puerto Rico; Comité de Cogeneración y Generación de Energía, Gobierno de Puerto Rico
    This report provides an overview of proposed public policies related to energy. It calls for the use of alternative sources for the generation of electricity.
  • [2012-03-05] What Will Be the Impact of Energy Shortages in Argentina? 

    Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor
    A summer heat wave has increased the demand for power in Argentina, prompting energy shortages and a wave of blackouts. The government announced earlier this month that it may fine power companies, including leading supplier ...