The Baihetan hydropower station went operational in 2022. China has the world’s largest supply of unused profitable hydropower, according to a new global study. Photo: Xinhua
The Baihetan hydropower station went operational in 2022. China has the world’s largest supply of unused profitable hydropower, according to a new global study. Photo: Xinhua
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China’s untapped hydropower could supply 30 per cent of electricity needs: study

  • World’s largest supply of unused profitable hydropower is in China, researchers say
  • But scientists are wary of ecological impact more dams could have on Chinese rivers

The Baihetan hydropower station went operational in 2022. China has the world’s largest supply of unused profitable hydropower, according to a new global study. Photo: Xinhua
The Baihetan hydropower station went operational in 2022. China has the world’s largest supply of unused profitable hydropower, according to a new global study. Photo: Xinhua
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