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The Nature Conservancy’s report, "The Power of Rivers: Finding balance between energy and conservation in hydropower development," addresses the global expansion of hydropower dams and encourages the use of development approaches that consider energy, people and nature to maintain connectivity on more than 100,000 km of river.

Designed as a resource for hydropower companies, governments, financiers and other organizations, we used a global database of dams currently planned or under construction to demonstrate how Hydropower by Design can produce more-balanced outcomes for rivers and energy.

Finding the balance between energy and conservation in hydropower development.
Finding the balance between energy and conservation in hydropower development.