Prepa to announce new power plant in Mayaguez

Blasor, Lorraine
February 2004
Caribbean Business;2/19/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p2
Reports that at least five companies have submitted proposals to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) for the construction of a power plant in Mayaguez. Agency in the process of deciding which route to take on its next expansion; Current capacity of Prepa.


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