August 3, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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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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July 30, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 7/23- 7/27/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
While non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) currently accounts for 3 percent of Chile’s electricity, there is a portfolio of new NCRE initiatives that would generate… Continue reading

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February 3, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 1/30 – 2/3/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
 In the last three months, Chile’s government has raced to achieve its goal of obtaining a national energy matrix that consists of 20% alternative energies by 2020… Continue reading

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November 4, 2011
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Latin America Climate, Energy, & Environmental News 10/31-11/4/2011

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
A new energy group entitled the “Comisión Ciudadana Técnico Parlamentaria para la Política y la Matriz Eléctrica (CCTP)” or the Citizen… Continue reading

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October 21, 2011
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 10/16-10/21/2011

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
Despite gaining official approval from Chile’s government, HidroAysén still faces many challenges on the road to completion. The primary point of contention is ho… Continue reading

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November 5, 2010
by Amanda Maxwell
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 10.25 – 11.5.2010

Chile:
While HidroAysén delivered its Environmental Impact Assessment last week (La Tercera, 10/28/10) protests were held in Coyhaique against the dam project. (El Divisadero, 11/2/10) However residents weren’t the only ones opposing the p… Continue reading

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