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Earth Institute Research Projects

(Energy) Earth Institute Advisory project Government of Paraguay

Lead PI: Dr. Gordon C. McCord

Unit Affiliation: Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)

December 2012 - July 2013
Inactive
South America ; Paraguay
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Assessment of the legal and financial frameworks in place to ensure an efficient investment space is created around hydropower, leveraging the hydropower resources of the country; review of the contract negotiations for the Itaipu hydropower dam in preparation for upcoming renegotiations

SPONSOR:

Inter-American Development Bank

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$70,810

RESEARCH TEAM:

Lisa Sachs

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) 

KEYWORDS

incentivizing investments energy systems energy hydropower

THEMES

Sustainable living