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‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

Mount Abu, Rajasthan: India is promoting small hydropower projects (SHPs)–defined as hydropower facilities of less than 25 megawatt (MW)–on the assumption that they are socially beneficial and more environment-friendly than larger ones. However, an assessment of the impact of two SHPs in the Western Ghats reveals the contrary, according to a scientific paper published in […]