Chile

  • Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Chile: Solar Energy Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Amr M. Abdel Hai, Programme Officer for the Energy Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (left), and Eduardo Noboa, Renewable Energy and Environment Coordinator from the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE), organised a two-day workshop with the aim to strengthen...

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  • Chile: New Collector Manufacturer profits from Market Growth

    Chile: New Collector Manufacturer profits from Market Growth

    Chilean company THC is satisfied with the sales of its new collector type called Ecopanel. “We have installed around 2,500 m2 of Ecopanels over the last seven months, and have contracts for 1,500 m2 more,” Melchor Mittersteiner says. The Vice President of THC, a...

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  • Chile: DGS and ACESOL agree to mutual Membership

    Chile: DGS and ACESOL agree to mutual Membership

    German-Chilean cooperation in the field of solar energy: On 7 November 2010, the German Solar Energy Society (DGS) and the Chilean Solar Association ACESOL reached an agreement on reciprocal membership in Berlin. The cooperation contract was signed by ACESOL Honorary President Pablo...

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  • Chile: Producing Collectors in Jail

    Chile: Producing Collectors in Jail

    Chile's first - and so far, only - collector manufacturer is producing its collectors at the Colina 1 jail in Santiago de Chile. The workers earn a wage which allows them to help their family. In 2009, the workshop produced 1,500 m2 of collectors with copper fins.
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  • Solar Thermal Energy in Chile (2010)

    This report has been arranged by the TECH4DCM (2008-2009) project which is financed by FP6 (European Union Sixth Framework Programme). This EU Project focuses on promoting solar thermal energy and is being carried out in five countries: Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. The project’s...

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  • Basic Information for Solar Thermal CDM Project Development in Chile (2009)

    The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was create in the framework of the Kyoto Protocol to stimulate the development of CO2 emission-reduction projects in developing countries which then receive certified emission reduction (CER) credits, each equivalent to one tonne of CO2. These CER can then...

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  • Solar Energy for Food Security in West Africa (2009)

    This document compiles different posters that were presented during the International Solar Food Processing Conference that took place in India in January 2009. The posters refer the importance of using renewable energy sources, notably solar, for sustainable local economic development...

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  • Chile: Tax Rebate for Construction Companies

    Chile: Tax Rebate for Construction Companies

    Sunny Chile: On 19 November 2009, the National Energy Commission held a presentation on the “regulatory framework for solar thermal in Chile” that led to the introduction of a new tax rebate programme for solar water heaters (SWH) in August this year and will last until 2013....

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  • Tax Credits for Construction Companies

    Chile’s tax rebate scheme law 20365 for the housing industry ended on 31 December 2013. After the election the new government promised to reactivate the tax credits at the beginning of 2015, it took until February 2016 to relaunch the tax credit scheme (Law 20.897) 

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  • Solar Thermal Energy Scope in Chile (2009)

    Rubén Muñoz Bustos, from the Chilean National Energy Commission, prepared this presentation for a training workshop on solar heating and cooling, which took place in July 2009 in Santiago, Chile. The training workshop, organized by different local entities in co-operation with the Spanish...

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  • Peru and Chile: Transsen's Expansion Strategy

    Peru and Chile: Transsen's Expansion Strategy

    The newly formed Directive Board of Transsen Peru (left to right): Edson Pereira (President of Transsen Brazil), Abel Gutiérrez, Victor Bazualdo and Newton U. Koeke (International Business Manager of Transsen Brazil) Photo: Transsen

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