Report: The Future of Chile's Energy Sector Lies with Renewable Energy

March 28, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Chile and Renewables

The Chilean Renewable Energy Center released its annual report for 2013 and Chile’s non-conventional renewable energy sector is where the action is. While conventional energy projects linger in judicial appeals and administrative reviews, developers are advancing renewable projects with gusto.[read more]

Energy Efficiency: A Pillar of Chile's Energy Future, Part 1

March 24, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Earlier this week I wrote about how Chile’s non-conventional renewable energy sector is booming and will play a key role in the future of the country’s energy mix. Another clean energy sector that is often overlooked in the country is energy efficiency.[read more]

Is Chile the Next Star in Renewable Energy?

December 6, 2013 by Jeremy Gottlieb

For years there has been a lot of talk about clean energy in America, China, and Europe, but a new player has entered the field of play: Latin America. Eager to kick their dependence on coal, oil, and other fossil fuels, these nations are beginning to ramp up their investment in renewable power.[read more]

Chilean Solar Energy Infrastructure Growing

June 26, 2013 by Joshua Hill

The Chilean Environmental Evaluation Service has already approved 4 GW of new solar powered projects, and they are also currently reviewing another 2.2 GW of solar projects.[read more]