Economic Development from Renewable Energy: Yukon Opportunities

Publication - Oct. 1, 1999 - By Barbara Campbell, Andrew Pape-Salmon

This discussion paper is one of several documents prepared in support of the Yukon Economic Forums. It outlines aspects of introducing renewable energy technologies into the mainstream Yukon economy. It discusses technologies and their resource potential in the Yukon and describes some of the economic, social, and environmental benefits of using renewable energy. The paper features case studies of renewable energy use that point to potential applications in the Yukon and offers a selection of key actions for implementing renewable energy, focusing on overcoming typical energy market barriers.

The Yukon Economic Forums brought people together to discuss opportunities for healthy, diverse and long-term economic development in the north.


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