ERIC Number: ED204171
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Rivers of Energy: The Hydropower Potential. Worldwatch Paper No. 44.
Described are the history, current status and future potential of hydroelectric power in the world. Issues discussed include the environmental and social impacts of dam construction, and the use of small-scale hydroelectric installations in developing nations. Also considered are hydroelectric development of the world's remote regions, the need to make better use of existing dams, and new directions in hydropower. (WB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Electricity, Energy, Industrialization, Natural Resources, Rivers, Social Problems, Technological Advancement, Technology, Water Resources
Worldwatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Worldwatch Inst., Washington, DC.