The Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress will welcome more than 300 of the most senior experts in wind, solar, geothermal and finance on the 4-5 September 2012 in Santiago to discuss the future of renewable energy in Chile.
Press releases – 12th March 2012: As Chile transforms into the first developed country in South America and grows GDP by 5.1% annually till 2015, its energy needs are expected to grow hugely, possibly doubling over the next ten years. The mining industry alone is expected to demand an additional 5% annually – already consuming more than 80% of supply in the north. Black outs are common feature and citizen engagement with the dangers of climate change is high. These drivers have encouraged wide public support for Non Conventional Renewable Energy (NCRE) and the government has recognised that now is time to take advantage of Chile's outstanding natural resources, seeking up to 8GW of NCRE installations before 2020, a 47% increase on existing supply.
High energy price, increasing demand, rejection of conventional energy, and the NCRE law which requires generators to produce 10% of power from NCRE by 2024 has meant that the international renewable community is keen to take a look at the opportunities on offer.
he Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress will welcome more than 300 of the most senior experts in wind, solar, geothermal and finance on the 4-5 September 2012 in Santiago.
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