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Seoul leads tidal breakthrough
12 September, 2006
Development of the 254MW Sihwa tidal power plant in South Korea could lead to further advances in tidal power technology, says Neil Ford
01 June, 2006
Mexico, in Central America, has an area of approximately 2Mkm2 and, according to a July 2005 estimation, a population of 1.06M (CIA Facts). The total electricity generated by Mexico in 2002 was 215,158GWh, broken down as: coal - 26,098GWh; oil - 79,314GWh; gas - 69,132GWh; biomass - 470GWh; nuclear - 9747GWh; hydro - 24,951GWh; geothermal 5,398GWh; solar 32GWh; and 16GWh from other sources. (IEA Energy Statistics).
31 May, 2006
The very geography of Canada has led to the Canadian energy industry’s expertise in the generation and transmission of electricity, in particular hydroelectric power. The paradox of Canada’s vast geography is that it poses an energy supply problem to the 32 million people scattered over 10Mkm2, while at the same time offering a solution to the energy demands of its inhabitants. One of the least densely populated countries in the world, with a rigorous climate and large distances between population centres, Canada has been graced with water, whether falling or running or still water, and thus water-based power ready to meet Canada’s relatively high per capita energy use.