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Energy solutions for Latin America 2015

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Mar 6, 2015 08:00 EST - Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 1, 2015 12:00 EDT - Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Jul 15, 2015 12:00 EDT - Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
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How can we create more efficient, renewable energy solutions to reduce GHG emissions from the electricity sector in Latin America?

Latin America currently generates about 7% of the world's total electricity production, but demand is skyrocketing as population levels increase and the region continues to prosper. With Latin America's economy expected to grow 3% annually, the region will need to nearly double its installed power capacity to about 600 gigawatts by 2030.  By 2050, Latin America's power demand is expected to triple, while carbon emissions from the power sector will double.

14 Proposals
Electricity at the lowest societal cost by optimizing techno-economic, environmental and health impacts of electricity infrastructure growth
Highly replicable solution for Latin America reality based on local energy interaction strategy to create a win-win network to GHG reduction
The greatest global challenge in transitioning to a clean energy matrix is to be able to store electricity at a low cost.
Hydro Corporate Social Responsibility Model guides the energy industry to balance stakeholder needs and ecosystem requirements.
Production of bioethanol from invasive macrophytes to generate electricity for low income neighborhoods in Cochabamba City
Eco empresas de alta eficiencia energetica, es una propuesta de ahorro energetico que brinda una alta eficiencia energetica en las empresas
Chemosynthetic production of biomass using sewage nutrients can provide carbon negative fuel and biochar to even small/poor communities.
The idea is that each household could own a renewable energy unit and use hydrogen as an energy vector to generate electricity at their home
see: energy supply contest
An initative thar reduce green house gases emissions; while you generate electricity, get a healthier life and reduce vehicular traffic.
HELP! PLS allow me bigger text, since those below spaces are blocked. I will open old idea I have to capture lightening instant power!
A design is presented to criticism and study! The better and great argument is its proper OPEN LAYOUT!
Using innovative and flexible renewable energy technologies and strategies, Latin America can live up to its true energy potential.
This system will work like the modern day VFD, it will control frequency to increase and decrease LED light output ON solar panels.