Chilean President Sebastián Piñera released a National Energy Strategy last month designed to formulate a comprehensive energy policy through 2030. In recent years, Chile has struggled to meet rapidly rising demand, and the plan's six priority areas are aimed at improving energy security in a more cost-effective and clean manner. Does the National Energy Strategy represent a feasible plan? Who is likely to oppose it and why? What are its strengths and shortcomings?
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Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor. "Is Chile's New National Energy Strategy a Promising Plan?." (2012). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_dialog/185