Uruguay and Chile, least corrupt countries in LAC region says Transparency International

In Latin America, Uruguay leads with a ranking of 21, followed by The Bahamas and Chile both in 24th place, and Venezuela figures at the bottom. Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s Corruption Perceptions Index fall below the midpoint of a scale spanning 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean),Continue reading “Uruguay and Chile, least corrupt countries in LAC region says Transparency International”

Emerging Nations Have Taken the Lead on Renewable Energy

Historically speaking, wealthier, developed nations, particularly the US and Europe, have led the world on renewable energy, investing the most capital and building the most capacity. Last year, that changed. In 2015, for the first time, countries outside the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) invested more in renewable energy and added more renewableContinue reading “Emerging Nations Have Taken the Lead on Renewable Energy”

IDB Approves US$100mn Loan for Chile’s Sustainable Energy Sector

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a US$100mn loan to the government of Chile to finance a sustainable energy program. Objectives of the program include simplifying the rate structures and processes of natural monopolies; fomenting competition in the generation and transmission segment; and promoting the development of renewables and energy efficiency, IDB said in aContinue reading “IDB Approves US$100mn Loan for Chile’s Sustainable Energy Sector”

How Canadian Cleantech Companies can Make Their Mark in Chile

Canadian clean technology companies looking to pursue the Chilean market need to read this latest installment of the Going Global Series on international energy markets. Published by the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS, these market insight reports provide a 360 degree view of the energy system in priority markets, for export-ready Canadian energy companies. TheContinue reading “How Canadian Cleantech Companies can Make Their Mark in Chile”