Sharing Multipurpose hydropower reservoirs


    Posted on 13 October 2015

    Kariba dam, between Zambia and Zimbabwe, serves for electricity generation, agricultural development, and fish farming. © creative commons stu

    Writing in Hydropower and Dams World atlas 2015 President Braga argues that global hydropower potential is significantly underexploited. As the energy mix shifts towards reduced carbon emissions a huge opportunity for the hydro-power sector is opening. To grasp this opportunity we need more investment, multi-purpose infrastructure, and new ways to engage all users in genuine shared responsibility for our precious water resources. Read article  (Hydropower & Dams, World Atlas & Industry Guide, 2015, published by Aqua-Media International Ltd, UK.)