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Easing investment barriers : Nicaragua's renewable energy potential (English)

Today Nicaragua's economy faces a triple squeeze: high power prices, power shortages, and increased costs for imported fuels. Despite the country's economically-viable renewable energy (RE) potential, risk-averse private investors prefer diesel power plants, with their low upfront costs. This note highlights lessons from the country's failed power-sector reform of 1998-99 and recent measures to ease barriers to RE investment.


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    Mostert, Wolfgang

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    Easing investment barriers : Nicaragua's renewable energy potential

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Mostert, Wolfgang

Easing investment barriers : Nicaragua's renewable energy potential (English). Knowledge exchange series ; no. 12 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.