TITLE

The future of green energy in Latin America

AUTHOR(S)
CASTILLO, √ĀNGELA
PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
IBA Global Insight;Aug/Sep2015, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Brazil, Chile and Costa Rica are focused on the non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) sector in Latin America. It mentions that supportive clean energy policies, limited fossil fuels and friendly business environments, help in the fall in technology costs. It mentions that only six percent of energy in the region comes from NCRE sources.
ACCESSION #
109102246

 

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