EBRD still can’t say no to destructive Macedonian dam

The Bern Convention recommendation, warmly welcomed by Macedonian environmental organizations, was based on an independent expert study into the planned hydropower developments in Mavrovo, Europe’s oldest national park situated in the northwest of Macedonia and home to the endangered Balkan lynx. The study authors found the hydropower development to be …

Small nations, renewable giants

Uruguay gets 94.5% of its electricity from renewables. In addition to old hydropower plants, a hefty investment in wind, biomass and solar in recent years has raised the share of these sources in the total energy mix to 55%, compared with a global average of 12%, and about 20% in …