Chile

  • Presentation on Chile’s National Programme in the Framework of the GSWH Market Transformation and Stregthening Initiative (2011)

    This is a presentation delivered by Programa Solar during a regional workshop on the use of solar thermal technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) in the framework of its cooperation with the United Nations Environment...

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  • Launch of Nodo Solar in Chile (2009)

    This presentation provides an overview of Nodo Solar, a technology development corporation financed by CORFO and InnovaChile to look at strengthening the technology networks and the solar thermal sector capabilities in response to Chile's energy needs. The presentation includes data about...

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  • Uruguay: Tax Benefits and Incentives planned

    Uruguay: Tax Benefits and Incentives planned

    The National Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining in Uruguay is working on a decree to regulate the use and incentives for solar water heaters in the country. The National Director of Energy, Dr Ramón Méndez, said at the end of July that his draft includes regulations for the next 15...

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  • 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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