Essays about: "hydroelectric dams"

Found 5 essays containing the words hydroelectric dams.

  1. 1. Dams in Swedish law - : An identification of the problems that can occur with the implementation of the modern environmental regulations

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Titti Broman; Sofia Strandell Dalius; [2019]
    Keywords : Dams; water activity; modern environmental conditions; Dammar; vattenverksamhet; moderna miljövillkor;

    Abstract : The importance of reducing people's environmental impact has become increasingly apparent since the beginning of the 21st century. According to the European Parliament, new legislation has been required to stop the deterioration of Europe's waters and to achieve "good status" for Europe's rivers, lakes and groundwater. READ MORE

  2. 2. Watering down justice : energy justice in the Inga dams case in the DRC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ruth Krüger; [2017]
    Keywords : hydroelectric dams; energy justice; sustainability science; Democratic Republic of Congo; post-colonial context; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is energy justice and sustainability science, and the argument is based on a case study of the Inga dams. Substantial further development of hydropower is planned at the Inga dams, located on the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. READ MORE

  3. 3. To dam or not to dam : a case study of conflict surrounding the Collinsville Dams and implications for the future

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Hart; [2014]
    Keywords : Farmington River; Collinsville Dams; run-of-river hydropower; local renewable energy; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Hydroelectric power is a controversial renewable energy. Adding more renewables to the energy mix is becoming more critical with the onslaught of climate change, while river health and water quality remain a highly pertinent environmental issue. Balancing the need for local renewable energy and environmental concerns is the topic of many cases. READ MORE

  4. 4. Activity patterns, diurnal and nocturnal behaviour of the marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) in the Jataí Ecological Station, Brazil

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Lina Lehndal; [2008]
    Keywords : marsh deer; Blastocerus dichotomus; ethology; activity pattern; diurnal; nocturnal; Jataí; GPS-collar;

    Abstract : The marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) is the largest cervid in South America. It is morphologically adapted to the marshes and floodplains that constitute its habitat. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Kamchay Hydropower Project -Hydropower development in Cambodia and eastern Asia

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Peter Malmquist; Mats Sigfridsson; [2003]
    Keywords : hydropower; eastern asia; cambodia; development; mrc; public participation; kamchay; khmer; sida; vattenkraft; dammar; folkligt deltagande; deltagande; miljöpåverkan; mfs; environment; kambodia; displacement; ecosystems; hydroelectric; ngo; mekong; phnom penh; kampot; bokor; wcd; wcd-report; cepa; wildaid; oxfam; rural; ded; khmer rouge; powergrid; elproduktion; dams; turbines; power production;

    Abstract : The objective in this case study is to highlight typical problems of a planned hydropower dam project in Bokor National Park, Cambodia. The focal point in the line of questioning is the usage of public participation in larger exploration plans in a development country and to give a comprehensive survey of some of the participant involved. READ MORE