Tag: cascade hydropower management

Dams and floods

The ‘3 S’ River Basin in Cambodia is where three rivers meet. By 2050, more frequent and intense flooding will […]
July 3, 2022
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Low water at Chiang Khong

Here is the Mekong at Chiang Khong this week. Water levels have fallen by a meter since the evening of […]
January 8, 2021
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Thailand's Energy Development Pathways: Risks, Costs and Benefits for Different Import Scenarios

The decisions Thailand makes about its future energy mix will impact not only Thai citizens but also its neighbors, due to the prominent role that Thailand plays as an investor in hydropower abroad and a driver of regional electricity trade. This report examines the different socio-political, economic, and environmental risks and impacts to the five Lower Mekong countries that would result from different future energy mix scenarios in Thailand
October 12, 2020
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Drought and dams: Climatologist’s report sparks calls for data sharing

A river monitoring report has sparked calls around the region for better data sharing on water use and dam operation […]
May 30, 2020
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Lower Mekong Renewable Energy Development And Impacts On Hydropower Trade Scenarios Workshop

Why does renewable energy development matter to hydropower investment in the Lower Mekong region?  Thailand is the largest energy-importing country […]
September 27, 2019
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Managing the cumulative impacts of hydropower cascades

At least 13 hydropower dams are operating on the Mekong today: 11 on the Upper Mekong in China, and two […]
September 26, 2019
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