In what index does Uruguay lead in Latin America and is it among the best in the world? Business – 04/22/2021

Uruguay this year is repeated as the best country in Latin America Energy transmission From direction Renewable resources, Ranked thirteenth distinguished in the global index prepared by the World Economic Forum and Accenture Consulting issued yesterday, led by Sweden.

The country fell two places in relation to the 2020 ranking, although it remained very prominent in the world and the region, with Costa Rica ranked 26th (one highest score compared to 2020) and Colombia, after slipping four places, standing at 29.

It is followed by Brazil (30th), Chile (34th), Paraguay (36th), Peru (42nd), Mexico (46th), Argentina (47th), Ecuador (48th) and Panama (50th), while the rest of the countries occupy the region. Positions at the bottom of the table of 115 countries.

Venezuela, at 111th, is one of the worst countries in the global energy transition, just above Lebanon, Mongolia, Haiti and Zimbabwe.

The Index, now in its 10th edition, shows that 92 countries have made progress in moving to Clean energies In the past decade, though, only 13 of them have made “continuous” improvement, confirms the World Economic Forum, which organizes the annual meetings of leaders in Davos.

Norway (fifth last year) is in second place this year, and Denmark advanced one place to third, followed by Switzerland, Austria and Finland.

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Among the major economies in the world, the UK stands out in seventh and France in ninth, while Germany (18th), the United States (24th) and Italy (27th) are behind Uruguay, and China remains in the center. Table (68), but it rises ten places compared to 2020.

Another emerging giant, India (which, along with China consumes a third of the world’s energy) this year has fallen 13th to 87th.

According to the report’s authors, the transition “requires a complete transformation of the Power systemThe economic and social global economy that must start now, as the next decade is crucial for achieving climate goals.

In this sense, the report notes that eight of the world’s 10 largest economies have set a goal of zero net emissions by mid-century. (Based on EFE).

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