TITLE

Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Futurist;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Indicates that oil-importing developing nations will rely more on renewable sources of energy, such as hydropower and biomass. Program launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with the cooperation of Italy's National Atomic Energy Commission, designed to identify and promote industrial projects in developing countries that can utilize renewable energy sources; Other sources of renewable energy, including solar, geothermal, wind and ocean energy; Suitability of renewable-energy technologies in developing nations.
ACCESSION #
15238961

 

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