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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on energy

Disadvantages of Hydro-power

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Disadvantages of Hydro-power
(a) Affected by fluctuation of water levels in reservoirs.
(b) Construction of HEP generation dams displaces many people.
(c) It causes inconvenience to migratory species of fish.
(d) The cost of constructing and running hydro-power plants is high.
(e) Dams may break and destroy a lot of property and lives downstream.
(f) Not available throughout the world.