NYT – Chilean Court Blocks Plan for Patagonia Dam Project


“Chile, more than any of its neighbors in Latin America, is struggling to secure energy supplies to keep up with its economic growth. The country will need to double its capacity to generate electricity over the next 10 to 15 years, according to government projections.”

“Chile has little oil or natural gas of its own. Importing gas from Argentina has been unreliable, and the earthquake that damaged nuclear reactors in Japan this year has rendered building one in Chile unlikely, given its propensity for earthquakes.”


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