TITLE

X. Regional and country hydropower overview: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Hydropower Report: Large & Small Hydropower;2005, Vol. 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides an overview of the hydropower industry in Latin America and the Caribbean. Percentage of hydropower generation in Paraguay and Uruguay; Result of high reliance on hydropower; Growth in demand for electricity between 1990 and 1995.
ACCESSION #
17844152

 

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