Yunnan Whitewaters Hydropower Development Project

By April 1, 2007Library

By Nuyi (Flora) Tao ’03 and Ed Chao ’06

The Yunnan Whitewaters Hydropower Development Project has been registered under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism. This carbon emission reduction endeavor is a 78 megawatt, three cascade stage, run-of-river hydropower venture in rural Yunnan Province of southern China. When completed in December 2007, the project is expected to displace ~274,000 tonnes of CO2 per year.

 

Leave a Reply