China approved the project to build the world's highest dam

The dam, 314 meters high, will stand on the Dadu River in Sichuan province. Thanks to the construction of a hydroelectric power plant with a capacity of 20 gigawatts, China wants to reduce its dependence on coal. By 2020, 15% of the energy needs to come from renewable sources. The investment is in the future 10 years and will absorb 5.2 billion dollars.

The construction of the rises, many controversies and protests from environmentalists. The authorities will try to counteract these effects, including stocking the river.
Environmentalists also claim a possible bursting of the dam, which is arisen in the areas of heavily exposed to earthquakes and landslides, can cause catastrophic consequences.

At the time of creation, the Diver Dam (Tajikistan), which is 300 meters high.
China approved the project to build the world's highest dam
Na zdjęciu Zapora Nurek, autor: Oleg Storozhenko
20/05/2013     Wojciech Andruszkiewicz

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Andrzej
8 years ago
Mają rozmach Chińczycy, szkoda, że u Nas to by nie przeszło, ekolodzy by to skuteczniej zablokowali.. eh..
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