Andrew Baker

Energy reporter, Chile Bureau  in BNamericas

Andrew Baker has covered Latin America’s energy industry for BNamericas for the last three years, with a focus on Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. He holds a BA in journalism from the University of Minnesota, and has written for publications including the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Minnesota Daily.

3426 articles written by Andrew Baker:

We may have just lost the climate fight

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As a reporter covering Latin America's energy industry over the last three years, it has filled me with tremendous hope and optimism to watch the clean energy revolution unfolding in the regio...

TREND: Optimizing NCRE in Chile

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The intrinsic upsides of NCRE development in Chile have lured investment from around the globe in the country's world-class solar, wind, hydro and geothermal resources. These natural advanta...

Chile's transmission problem

Friday, October 3, 2014

As comedian and race car driver Adam Carolla points out, it's not really important how much horsepower your engine has, but rather how much of that horsepower is getting to your wheels. The ...

Chile's energy agenda: Can it be done?

Thursday, October 2, 2014

When Chilean President Michelle Bachelet unveiled her administration's 2014-18 energy agenda, the general response was two-pronged. While it was hard to argue with the plan's objecti...

Can CSP solar compete in Chile?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The recent approval of the 390MW Likana CSP solar project, planned by SolarReserve, marked the latest milestone for the technology in Chile. Likana is SolarReserve's third C...