Renewable Energy in Latin America (PB376)

Venue: Wyndham Miami Beach Resort

Location: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 18, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 19, 2003
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Many countries need to meet their Kyoto Protocol requirements. As a result, many Latin American & Caribbean countries have developed or are developing incentives to encourage renewable development.

Attend CBI’s Renewable Energy in Latin America, September 18-19, 2003 in Miami. Learn about the opportunities for developing renewable energy projects in Latin America. Become acquainted with incentive programs being developed by various Latin American countries, as well as international incentive programs and sources of funding.

Benefit from lessons learned in over 12 Case Studies

-El Canada -- Gaining project finance and carbon credit for a merchant hydroelectric plant in Guatemala’s competitive market

-Mexhidro -- Developing and financing four small hydro plants in Mexico

-Utila – Assuring economic viability of wind/diesel on a small Honduran island grid

-Soluz Dominicana and Soluz Honduras -- Creating private rural energy delivery companies to reach beyond distribution grids

-Wigton -- Experiences of wind farm development in Jamaica

-La Ventosa – Developing and financing the first private greenfield wind project in Mexico using the energy banking scheme

-Bayano and Eesti – Completing a major hydro expansion in Panama with local bank involvement and carbon credits

-San Jacinto-Tizte – Developing the first fully private geothermal plant in Nicaragua

-NovaGerar – Investing in waste-to-energy projects at multiple landfills in Brazil

-Jepirachi – Building the first wind farm connected to the grid in Colombia

Hear the latest renewable energy policies from representatives across the region:

-Comision Reguladora de Energia, Mexico
-Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil
-National Commission of Energy, Nicaragua
-Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica

Gain Insights from 22 leaders in Latin American renewable rower development and financing:

AES Panama * Arthur John Armstrong, P.C. * Credit Agricole Indosuez
DB Capital Partners * EcoSecurities Brasil, Ltda.
ENEL/Energía Global International LLC * Fundacion Solar
International Finance Corporation * Nordex Energy Iberica, S.A.
Organization of American States (OAS) * Polaris Energy Corporation
SIIF Energies * Soluz, Inc. * Tennessee Valley Infrastructure Group. Inc.
Winrock International * Xantrex Technology, Inc.

Choose between 2 In-depth, Pre-Conference Workshops
A -- Financing Renewable Energy Projects in Latin America – Funding Sources, Incentives and Subsidies, Carbon Credits and CDM

B -- Opportunities and Progress in Rural Electrification – Reforms, technologies and Payment Structures for Commercial Viability