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
The Italian energy company Enel&mdas… Continue reading

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February 22, 2013
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Exploring tidal power in Chile, capturing carbon in Costa Rica, developing solar-powered industry in Mexico, policing Latin America’s forests

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.
February 16-February 22, 2013
Chile
Enersis, the owner of E… Continue reading

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February 8, 2013
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: renewables get a push in Chile, a case for wetland conservation in Costa Rica, saving the vaquita in Mexico, wind power potential in Central America

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.
February 2-February 8, 2013
Chile:
“Caring for our en… Continue reading

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December 10, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Musicians play for Chile’s Patagonia, climate funding helps Costa Rica’s reforestation, textiles pollute Mexico’s fresh water

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.
December 3-9, 2012
Chile
The highest administrative authori… Continue reading

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November 10, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Chile’s sun shines on a rural school, Costa Rica tackles carbon neutrality and windy Mexico region helps cut carbon emissions

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.  
November 4-9, 2012
Chile
Environmentalists are … Continue reading

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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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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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June 4, 2012
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 5/28 – 6/1/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
In a surprise move, the Board of Directors of the energy company Colbún announced that it wants to suspend progress on HidroAysén transmission line indefinitely … 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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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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August 29, 2011
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 8/22-26/2011

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
On Friday 1,600 signatures were gathered from Coyhaique citizens to force a binding referendum against dams and pylons in Patagonia. Patricio Segura, from the United Patagonia… 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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