Hydropower is one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways of generating electricity, especially in Asia, with China, Vietnam, Laos and Malaysia’s largest state of Sarawak all using it to generate large quantities of power. Photo: Getty Images

How hydroelectricity will help power Asia’s future in 21st century

  • World’s largest form of renewable power contributes to 15.9 per cent of global electricity, with China home to planet’s largest hydropower plant
  • Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state, plans to harness hydropower not only for its energy-generating potential but also to create about 3,500 jobs
Topic |   Sustainable hydropower in Asia

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Hydropower is one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways of generating electricity, especially in Asia, with China, Vietnam, Laos and Malaysia’s largest state of Sarawak all using it to generate large quantities of power. Photo: Getty Images
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