TITLE

It's now or never

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Frances
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Caribbean Business;6/15/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 23, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the possible energy crisis facing Puerto Rico. It discusses the need for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to diversify its energy systems and control its unions that continue to curtail the agency's progress. The article reports on PREPA executive director Edwin Rivera Serrano's diversification plan.
ACCESSION #
21308031

 

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