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Revising the past: The Paraguayan energy sector in perspective
Powering Up: Latin America’s energy challenges (2010)
  • Robert Andrew Nickson, University of Birmingham
Abstract

This chapter reviews developments in the Paraguayan energy sector, including oil and gas explaration in the Chaco and recent efforts by the government of President Lugo to renegotiate the terms of Paraguay's engagement with Brazil and Argentina over the operation of two major binational hydro plants - Itaipú Binacional and Empresa Binacional Yacyretá.

Keywords
  • hydro-electricity,
  • Itaipú,
  • Yacyretá
Publication Date
March, 2010
Editor
Tanya Harmer and Guy Burton
Publisher
LSE Ideas Latin America International Affairs Programme, London School of Economics
Citation Information
Robert Andrew Nickson. "Revising the past: The Paraguayan energy sector in perspective" LondonPowering Up: Latin America’s energy challenges Vol. SU 005 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andrew_nickson/10/