Summary: Argentina’s energy crisis will get worse before it gets better. This article discusses how the country is working its neighbors for energy — to put the fires out while it begins to attract long term investment in the sector.
About the Author: Carlos St. James is an advisor to energy investors and developers in emerging markets. He founded the Argentine Renewable Energies Chamber; is a board member of the Latin American & Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy; founded and is chairman of the Middle East-Americas Energy Council; and is publisher of the Latin American Energy Review.
An official perspective on the successes of the Argentine nuclear program dating to the 1950s, which includes nuclear energy and the soon-to-be launched third nuclear power plant, but also exploration of uranium, nuclear medicine, and joint energy development programs with Brazil.
Invited Contributor: Norma Boero authored this piece exclusively for The Review. She has been President of Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission since 2008. Full biography at end of article.