Paraguay enfrenta un importante punto de inflexión en 2023. Por un lado, tanto los factores internos como los externos son altamente favorables al crecimiento y desarrollo. Por otro lado, quedan desafíos. En 2023, se renegociarán partes importantes del Tratado de ITAIPU (1973 Brasil-Paraguay) que rigen los recursos energéticos de la represa hidroeléctrica más grande del mundo. ... Continue Reading →
Itaipú, Energía + el Futuro del Paraguay: Testimonio en el Congreso (Spanish w/Subtitles)
We had the opportunity to present the findings of our Duke University "Itaipú Post 2023" research to the Paraguayan Congress and the Commission on Binational Hydroelectric Entities responsible for strategizing the use of Paraguay's massive hydroelectric resources. Listen here: Spanish w/English subtitles.
White Paper: Paraguay’s Growth Potential
Paraguay has an electricity surplus of more than 40,000 GWh every year. Right now, it’s sold to its neighbors. In this white paper, we outline suggestions for how to put Paraguay’s electricity surplus to work by proposing how to harness the untapped electricity resources to drive an industrialization that is sustainable (socially, ecologically, financially), inclusive... Continue Reading →
Explain it Like I’m Five: 7 Things to Know About ITAIPÚ
There's a lot to know about the world's largest hydroelectric dam, ITAIPÚ Binacional, + Paraguay's potential for growth. Here's our explainer to give you 7 basic facts you need to know in order to understand how ITAIPÚ can transform Paraguay.
Preview of our new project–> How to put Paraguay’s electricity surplus to work.
This year, we're asking a deceptively simple question: How can Paraguay use its electricity surplus to generate jobs, development, and economic complexity? To learn more about the questions we're asking, take a look at what's inspired our brainstorming.