World Energy Outlook

by Vincent P. Wright, Stone & Webster Engineering, Corp, Boston, MA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Energy Systems for the 21st Century


In response to lower energy prices and reinvigorated economic growth, demand for all forms of energy is increasing steadily. With the growing realization that man's resources, to a great extent, are not natural resources but the result of human ingenuity aided by knowledge and experience, it would appear that the only barriers to unlimited growth of the world's energy supply are political and economic. International financial agencies must play a critical role in the distribution of energy resources.

Subject Headings: Power transmission | Economic factors | Political factors | Resource management | Pricing | Natural resources | Human factors | Power supply

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