Webinar on Chilean Renewable Energy preceding September CIREC event

View over Santiago, Chile (source: flickr/ patrickcoe, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 15 Aug 2012

In a recent webinar on the upcoming Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress (CIREC), leading renewable energy experts discussed current projects and government policies for renewables in Chile. Listen into a recording through a link provided within.

The organizers of the Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress (CIREC), with the geothermal side event of GeoPower Chile, have recently held a webinar on renewable energy in Chile.

The webinar saw leading renewable energy experts discuss current projects and government policy for renewables in Chile.

The webinar was an information-driven prelude to the 2-day Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress, which will be held in Santiago on the 4-5 September 2012, and featured presentations from the DESERTEC Foundation,  RioGrand Solar, Vestas and Andrews Kurth.

If you missed the webinar, the full recording is now available to download here:

The discussion addressed the conditions that need to be met to create a strong renewables industry within Chile and outlined the current projects and government policy for renewables.

These discussions will continue at the Chilean International Renewable Energy Congress (CIREC) which will bring together leading experts across the Geothermal, Wind and Solar power industries to discuss ways to drive forward the Chilean market.

The Ministry of Energy, Enel Green Power, E.ON and Antofagasta Minerals will be among the expert speakers who will explore the potential of the market and the strategy for encouraging investment into a renewable, sustainable energy sector.

The organizers are also announcing that Chile’s renewable energy centre (CER) will be launching a new funding instrument and the centre’s Executive Director, María Paz de la Cruz will make an announcement about this at the event.

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