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The E.U. says it’s time for tides to provide energy for Europe from the Atlantic and end reliance on the burning of polluting fossil fuels.
As the battle to phase out fossil fuels heats up, finding economically viable ways to store surplus electric power is becoming vital.
Scientists predict a doubling in production of renewable energy from hydropower over the next 20 years, but building new dams will have a damaging effect on some of the world’s major rivers.
International researchers, in what they believe is the most comprehensive global assessment of clean energy’s potential, report that a low-carbon system could supply the world’s electricity needs by 2050.
Matches in the football World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil in two weeks, could be hit as the country’s worst drought in decades is severely reducing hydropower energy supplies.
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Scandinavian researchers say they have devised a scheme to link wind and hydropower in a unified system that would ensure a constant energy supply.
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Scientists have produced a handbook that shows how better river management can mean more breeding success for migratory fish and more electricity from a vital source of renewable energy.
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Posted on May 22, 2015
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