News Update on Dam Construction Research: Oct – 2019

Posted on October 9, 2019Categories Earth Science, ENVIRONMENT, GeographyTags , , ,   Leave a comment on News Update on Dam Construction Research: Oct – 2019

A global boom in hydropower dam construction Human population growth, economic development, climate change, and the need to close the electricity access gap have stimulated the search for new sources of renewable energy. In response to this need, major new initiatives in hydropower development are now under way. At least 3,700 major dams, each with a capacity of more than 1 MW, are either planned or under construction, primarily in countries with emerging economies. These dams are predicted to increase … Continue reading “News Update on Dam Construction Research: Oct – 2019”