September 26, 2011 / 7:16 PM / 6 years ago

TAKE-A-LOOK-Chile struggles with creaking energy grid

 Chile's mining sector escaped relatively unscathed from a
massive power blackout on Saturday night, but it will take years
for the world's top copper producer to revamp its electrical grid
and minimize risks.
 A devastating earthquake early last year, a drought in
hydropower-producing regions and years of under-investment have
made the energy grid susceptible to more frequent glitches.
Even so, severe power shortages are seen unlikely.
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> Chile mines dodge blackout, seek better grid [ID:nS1E78P124]
> Power blackout hits Chile, halts copper mines[ID:nS1E78N0CX]
> Chile court suspends work on HidroAysen dam  [ID:nN1E75J1WL]
> Power returns to Chile mines after outage    [ID:nN1E75I08I]
> Chile mulls power transmission 'highway'     [ID:nN22127029]
> Chile OKs mega hydro dam project HidroAysen  [ID:nN09251781]
> Endesa Chile Q2 profits tumble,Enersis stable[ID:nN1E76R1YH]
> FACTBOX-Chile's divisive HidroAysen project  [ID:nN09253626]
> Chile Enersis, Endesa profits edge up yr/yr  [ID:nN27213078]
> Chileans wary of nuclear post-Japan          [ID:nN31291066]
> Chile sees no energy problems in 2012        [ID:nN31151853]
> Chile works to avoid rationing,sees calm 2011[ID:nN29254089]
> Chile extends delay of summer time           [ID:nN28214689]
> Energy a risk for miners: Antofagasta        [ID:nN28174609]


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