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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.
Posted on Oct 30, 2014
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.
Posted on Oct 10, 2014
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.
Posted on May 29, 2014
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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.
Posted on Dec 9, 2013
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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.
Posted on Oct 13, 2013
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