April 12, 2013
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Pascual Lama is suspended in Chile, green homes awarded in Costa Rica, wind energy enters the national debate in Mexico

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.
April 8-12, 2013
Chile
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August 3, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 7/30- 8/3/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
While the two companies who own the proposed Hidroaysén dam project in Patagonia, Endesa and Colbún, hope to resume the project before the end of the year, ther… Continue reading

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June 9, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 6/4 – 6/8/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
On June 5, the president of Endesa España, Borja Prado, whose company is a co-owner of the HidroAysén hydroelectric project, met with the Energy Ministry in Sant… Continue reading

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May 4, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News 4/29- 5/5/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Endesa and Colbún, the corporate owners of HydroAysén are revisiting the issue of economic feasibility. Last week, Electrobas, a Brazilian state owned power comp… Continue reading

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April 21, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 4/15- 4/21/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
SunEdison, the fourth largest solar company in the world, plans to install photovoltaic solar plants in Chile’s Atacama region. SunEdison’s vice president for thei… Continue reading

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March 17, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 3/10 – 3/16/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Positive news for the non-conventional renewable energy sector made headlines this week in Chile. At a solar energy conference, a senior vice-president of the internation… Continue reading

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May 20, 2011
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: Week of 5.16-5.20.2011

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC Chile
HidroAysén’s executive vice president, Daniel Fernandez, ratified a public consultation on the transmission line Cochrane-Santiago by mid-July, to present in December, the Enviro… Continue reading

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January 7, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 1.3 – 1.7.2011

Chile:
In 2010, thermal energy displaced hydro as the major source of energy generation for the Chilean Central Interconnected System.  Coal, natural gas, and diesel supplied over 50% of energy consumed while hydropower accounted for 48%.  Th… Continue reading

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