Today, renewables provide 32.5% of Chile’s primary energy demandfor heat supply, the main contribution coming from the use ofbiomass. The lack of district heating networks is a severe structuralbarrier to the large scale utilisation of geothermal and solar thermalenergy. Dedicated support instruments are required to ensure adynamic development. In the Energy [R]evolution scenario,renewables provide 84% of Chile’s total heating demand in 2050.
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