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The Argentinian Renewable Energy Sector – An Attractive Investment Opportunity

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Argentina is on track to become one of the biggest economic powerhouses in Latin America (2nd largest GDP Per Capita) in the emerging region. With its large educated population – 43 million people with approximately 60% of them under the age of 35 – combined with a diverse geographical landscape, Argentina is positioned well to lead the renewable energy sector in Latin America. Argentina has always been perfectly suited for renewable energy technologies, so why are the opportunities more viable now as…

Renewable Energy Targets for Commercial & Industrial Industries in Argentina

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The Argentinian government recently passed legislation committing high energy users in the country to collect 8% of their energy from renewable energy sources by 2018, with this figure set to rise to 20% by 2025. High energy users from airports to large scale brewers will be affected by the mandate, meaning it’s important you and your team understand the regulation. This specially developed report includes details of: The future landscape for clean energy development in the context of Argentina’s 7,500…

Argentina: Successful Tenders in the Renewable Energy round

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The renewable energy tenders scenario in Argentina has taken a significant turn this year. The official website of the government says: “The clean energy industry is today one of the most dynamic in the world, with an average annual growth rate of 36% during the last six years and investments for US$ 257 billion … “ Argentina’s energy matrix comes mostly from fossil fuels like gas and oil – 87%. Until 2010, Argentina had surpluses that allowed it to export gas. Two factors have…

2016 Electric Power Outlook for Latin America

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BNamericas is a business intelligence companies that focuses Latin America. They have been providing business intelligence for the last 20 years with subscribers from most of the region’s top companies. This is their 2016 Power Outlook for Latin America. Every year they publish a report that is based on surveys that are completed by industry experts for a number of sectors. Participants included C-suite executives, project managers, engineers, researchers and analysts. We find this report to be interesting…

All you need to know about sugar cane in Brasil

1. How much sugar cane is produced in Brazil and around the world? Brazil produced 620 million tons of sugar cane in 2010. World production is close to 1.6 billion tons annually and is concentrated in tropical regions, particularly developing nations in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. According to the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization, there are over 100 countries producing sugar cane today. In Brazil, sugar cane currently covers 9.5 million hectares, or 2.9% of the country’s total arable land.…

Southern Chile supports tidal energy developments

Community leaders in the southern coastal city of Puerto Montt this week proposed that the nation take a serious look at harnessing the energy created by tide action along Chile’s vast Pacific Ocean coast line to meet its current and future energy needs. Leaders and a local editorial page called for construction of a bridge across the Chacao channel to the nearby island of Chiloé, to be built on top of 200 tide-powered generators. The results, they say, will be 3,000 MW of power (more than HidroAysén’s…