Gas may be slow-burn success in Latin America

By The Wildcat 4 July 2017
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The Itaipu dam in Brazil. The country is installing more and more renewable generation capacity. (Itaipu Binacional) The Itaipu dam in Brazil. The country is installing more and more renewable generation capacity. (Itaipu Binacional)

There is a reasonable concern in Latin America that cheap renewables are edging out gas. However, it does not have to be a zero-sum game.

The two sectors should work together rather than compete, suggested Juan Oliva Vasquez, the head of gas and fuels at Enel Generación, at a conference in Houston last month.

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