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Hydropower Research

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Working Paper
Apr 01, 2014

After a policy-engineered slowdown in 2012, which saw GDP growth decline to 4.8 percent, the lowest since 2008, Bhutan's economy is expected to rebound to 6.5 percent this year, supported by hydropower ...

Working Paper
Mar 24, 2014

Growth slowed to 4.6 percent in 2012 as steps to curb a potential credit bubble combined with sluggish growth in agriculture and a delay in the construction of the Punasantgchhu I hydropower project to dampen...

Brief
Madrigal Marcelino, Jordan Rhonda LenaiJan 01, 2014

Many countries are scaling up their investments in renewable energy. In 2010, electricity production from renewable sources - wind, solar, biomass, biofuels, geothermal, hydropower, and ocean energy accounted for...

Brief
Madrigal Marcelino, Jordan Rhonda LenaiJan 01, 2014

Brazil has one of the world's cleanest energy portfolios, with 85.3 percent of overall energy production coming from renewable sources (compared with the worldwide average of 16 percent), and with 75 percent of...