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- Power Sector Attractive. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2012, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7
The article presents an economic outlook for Laos for 2012. It looks into the investment climate of the country which is relatively pleasing particularly for the hydropower and mining sectors despite the global economic downturn. It is believed that dependence on resource wealth is not an...
- Rocky Mountain High The energy boom brings soaring prospects--but some woes as well. Kelly, James; Rademaekers, William; Woodbury, Richard // Time;12/15/1980, Vol. 116 Issue 24, p28
The article focuses on the energy boom of the Rocky Mountains. It states that Mountain States contain a magnificent array of natural resources including coal, oil and uranium, that are now being developed at a fast rate. It states that Government is not only the largest landowner but the largest...
- ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Laos. Phouphet, Kyophilavong // Regional Outlook;2010/2011 Southeast, p114
The article presents the economic outlook of Laos for 2010-2011. It forecasts that Laos is expecting high growth from mining and hydropower activities. It notes that Laos has enjoyed economic growth despite of the global financial crisis and added that the country's resource sector and the...
- Industry Superseding Agriculture. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2006, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p7
The article presents a discussion of Laos' agricultural conditions. It states that Laos' medium and long-term growth outlook is positive, but increasingly reliant on the export of commodities and hydropower. However, it is viewed that grasping the country's hydro resources is a wise short- and...
- Boosting Latvia's baseload. // Modern Power Systems;Jun2005, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p43
Looks into the electric generating capacity and hydropower resources of Latvia. Factors influencing the country's electricity supply policy; Consideration of maximum plant flexibility; Description of the turbines used at the facility;
- Hydroelectricity: The Versatile Renewable. Blankinship, Steve // Power Engineering;Jun2009, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p32
The article focuses on hydropower and its role as an indigenous, renewable energy source. According to the article, there are more than 70 initiatives that aim to increase U.S. hydroelectric capacity by at least 11,000 megawatts (MW) over the next decade. It mentions the renewed interest in U.S....
- Domtar Espanola to avoid peak power hours. // Northern Ontario Business;Apr2005, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p9A
Reports that the mill of Domtar Inc. in Espanola, Ontario, has initiated an energy reduction program to offset the effects of recent hydroelectric increase.
- Green and pleasant land. Appleyard, David // Power Economics;Mar2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p13
Examines the energy resources in Kerala, India. Power crisis; Hydroelectricity sector; Balance between man, mother nature and the bank manager.
- Distinguishing Industries of Northeast Minnesota. Rohrer, Amanda // Minnesota Employment Review;Sep2012, p1
The article offers information on the economic condition of Northeast Minnesota, wherein its natural resources and geography was settled and developed due to iron ore deposits. It says that the region is experiencing improvement in construction employment, education employment, and expansion of...