NEWS Dam projects steal from Malaysians, says former US science envoy Daniel Kammen
HYDROELECTRIC dams are not the answer to sustained power generation, said a former US State Department science envoy, calling them an attempt to “steal” from Malaysians.
Daniel Kammen, in an op-ed previewing the topics to be discussed at the Clean Energy Collaboration conference in Kuching next week, said future energy requirements for Malaysia, and Sarawak in particular, can “easily, and more cheaply, come from other projects”, namely those on solar and wind generation.
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Kamnen’s Op Ed and comments came in advance of the March 15 & 16 Clean Energy Collaboration meeting in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia