Possible climate change impacts on large hydroelectricity schemes in southern Africa

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dc.contributor.author Mukheibir, Pierre en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T06:22:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T06:22:06Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2010003489 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mukheibir Pierre 2007, 'Possible climate change impacts on large hydroelectricity schemes in southern Africa', University of Cape Town, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 4-9. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1021-447X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14753
dc.description.abstract There is growing concern that developing countries, such as South Africa, should reduce their coal dependence for energy generation and look to other cleaner technologies. Hydroelectricity is one such option. A number of potential large hydro sites have been identified in Southern Africa, which form part of the Southern African Power Pool. However, limited information exists on the impact of climate change on these sites and its effect on the viability of the hydroelectric schemes. Using downscaled global circulation model information, projected climate impacts and the potential impact these may have on future hydro schemes are discusse en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher University of Cape Town en_US
dc.title Possible climate change impacts on large hydroelectricity schemes in southern Africa en_US
dc.parent Journal of Energy In South Africa en_US
dc.journal.volume 18 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Rondebosch, South Africa en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 4 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 9 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 050200 en_US
dc.personcode 112744 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Science and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords climate change impacts, hydroelectricity schemes, Southern Africa, greenhouse gas emission en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 112744 en_US


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