To aid Latin America's transition to more sustainable, secure, and inclusive energy sources in order to power a new economy.
During 2014, Avina worked closely with decision-makers in the Chilean government who in turn took the lead on designing an energy policy with input from stakeholders from the private sector, academia, consumer organizations, and others. This initiative, called Energía 2050 (Energy 2050), incorporates the past five years' work carried out by Avina and its allies on the Plataforma de Escenarios Energéticos Chile 2030 (Chile 2030 Energy Scenarios Platform - EE2030).
Chief of the Energy Policy and Forecasting at the Chilean Ministry of Energy; and executive secretary of Energía 2050
In 2013, Argentina spent 13 billion USD on imported energy sources, while a complex subsidy program consumed a large part of the public budget. In response, citizens took to the streets protesting repeated power outages.
In this context, Fundación Vida Silvestre (FVSA), with support and assistance from Avina, presented the report “Escenarios Energéticos 2030 con políticas de eficiencia” (“2030 Energy Scenarios with efficiency policies”), outlining a set of energy-saving measures.
Promotion of the Foro de Uso Responsable y Eficiente de la Energía (Forum for Responsible and Efficient Energy Use).
Preliminary approval for the Ley de Energías Renovables (Law on Renewable Energy).
Development of a new legal framework to promote non-conventional renewable energy sources in the country.
Participation in the Energía 2050 (Energy 2050) initiative.