Part one of two, this article takes a look at energy costs in Uruguay in recent years. It makes the case that spending should be shifted from fossil fuels/contaminating energy sources to renewable ones, which the authors state is actually less costly.
Article re-posted with permission from the publishers as a PDF document as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate Latin American energy policy, dialogue, white papers, reports, and educational materials.
Caffera, Marcelo and Lucila Arboleya. "Energy, theory, and reality (Part One)." (2012). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_dialog/121