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CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES PLAN A REGIONALLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION & DISTRIBUTION

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CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES PLAN A REGIONALLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION & DISTRIBUTION

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Title: CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES PLAN A REGIONALLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION & DISTRIBUTION
Author: Ecocentral Writers
Subject: CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES PLAN A REGIONALLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION & DISTRIBUTION
Central America
Electricity generation
distribution
Managua
electricity grid
integrate electricity system
deforestation
hydroelectric
ECLAC
oil-based thermoelectric generation
Guatemala
use of oil for electricity
El Niño
Chixoy dam
thermoelectric generation
Central American Electric Interconnection System
SIEPAC
Panama
power plants
Teofilo de la Torre
cost of electricity
bilateral aid
IDB
ENDESA
SIEPAC
energy market
multilateral organization
geothermic
attracting US investment for energy generation and distribution
Abstract: In mid-August, the heads of Central America's electricity institutes met in Managua to review progress on plans to integrate the region's electric generation and distribution systems into one massive electricity grid. The project, which aims to provide all the Central American countries with a constant flow of electricity derived from cheap and sustainable energy sources, will be completed by the year 2001 at a cost of about US$500 million. The six Central American governments--including Panama but excluding Belize--began drawing up plans to integrate their electricity systems after regional dependence on petroleum-generated electricity surged to unprecedented levels during the first half of the 1990s. The sharp escalation in petroleum-based energy consumption is largely the result of adverse climatic conditions and extensive
Date: 1996-08-29
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/10952


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