TITLE

Running out of fuel and patience

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Caribbean Business;6/15/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 23, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the challenges facing the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) in 2006. It discusses Puerto Rico's dependence on crude oil for electric power generation and the need to increase PREPA's power generation capacity. The article reports on the diversification plan of PREPA.
ACCESSION #
21308034

 

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