Sunday, February 18, 2018

Sunday, Feb

'Argentina is now sexy'

Science & Tech

By Wind Power Monthly

The country may be a latecomer to the Latin American wind boom, but ambitious targets and radical economic reforms mean this is the perfect time to grab a slice of the pie.

Argentina has long lagged behind its neighbours in adopting new technologies, including wind power, even though the country depends on imported fossil fuels that have been draining state coffers. Today, wind represents less than 1% of Argentina's electricity supplies, compared with 5% in Chile, 8% in Brazil and 23% in Uruguay.

But renewable energy is finally taking off. In September 2015 congress approved a law setting the...[Read More]

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