A spate of new power projects, surging foreign investment, and a welcome dose of positive press coverage are helping transform Nicaraguas gogetter energy goals from pipe dream to reality. In 2009, Nicaraguan authorities unveiled an ambitious sevenyear plan that called for expanding overall electricity supply by 70%. Furthermore, the Ministerio de Energía y Minas (MEM) boldly predicted that, by 2017, nearly all of the country's electricity (90%) would come from renewableenergy sources.'
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Witte-Lebhar, Benjamin. "Ambitious green-energy overhaul taking root in Nicaragua." (2012). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_notien/71