TITLE

Geothermal Energy in Central America

AUTHOR(S)
HYMANS, JACQUES E. C
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America;Fall2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the geothermal energy in several countries in Central America including El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala and mentions on the geothermal production in Central America.
ACCESSION #
109567824

 

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