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Increasing interest for photovoltaic parks: Hydro Valbona wants to build one in Tropoja

There is an increasing interest of Albanian enterprises for building photovoltaic parks throughout the country. Solar energy has received a lot of attention as the government decided to target energy production from alternative sources in order to reduce Albania’s dependence on hydropower, which currently accounts for almost 100% of its production. The Ministry of Energy […]

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When hydropower isn’t green: hydroelectric emissions

Hydropower is often considered a clean energy source, free of climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions. But although dams have been demonized for disrupting fish migrations and flooding valleys inhabited by families for generations, this so-called renewable form of energy has largely escaped scrutiny for its climate impacts. After all, how could the atmosphere be harmed by […]