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  • Find out what the global potential of hydropower is
  • Get to know what the environmental consequences of hydropower are

 

Hydropower is one of the oldest methods of generating energy. Hydropower is generated from running water so no harmful substances are emitted and the source is renewable. However, large hydropower can also have negative environmental impacts. For example, the construction of reservoirs can disrupt the natural river flow, flood nature areas, and harm ecosystems. David Gernaat did extensive research and, to the surprise of many, discovered a large remaining potential.

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