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Panama to invest $3 billion to boost electricity

Thursday, October 11, 2012

The government of Panama announced plans to invest some $3 billion in order to increase the country's electric supply.

According to the Energy ministry, demand for electricity will grow 6 percent each year over the next three years, which is why the investment will help meet the demand.

Along with the investment, the government is also working on a new law which will promote sensible use of electricity.

Full story (in Spanish)