Geography 2010A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: James Bay Project, Saint Lawrence River, Grid 2
The water resources found in the cdn shield. Use dams, reservoirs, diversions, generating stations, and transmission lines, electrical power is produced at a very low cost: 2. Qc"s geographic situation its close proximity to energy-short new. England have provided much of the financial clout needed to construct northern dams and transmission lines: this has been the approach to economic development and has pursued 2 goals, 1. Economic goal: stimulate economic growth through state intervention in the marketplace. Hq has undertaken construction of huge hydroelectric projects, developed by high voltage transmission systems, and offered low electric rates to industrial firms: 2. Political goal: increase qc"s public and private ownership of its economy within the francophone business community. Highly successful: spinoff from hq was the breakthrough transmission technology: enabled hq to transmit electrical power from churchill falls and james bay to markets in.