https://www.waternewsnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/water-news-network.png 0 0 Ed Joyce https://www.waternewsnetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/water-news-network.png Ed Joyce2022-04-08 10:02:502022-04-08 10:06:57California’s Worsening Drought Could Disrupt Hydropower Electricity Generation This Summer
California’s Worsening Drought Could Disrupt Hydropower Electricity Generation This Summer
California’s drought is getting worse — and the drying lakes and reservoirs could severely disrupt the state’s ability to generate electricity ahead of the hot summer months.
California’s energy commission says the state gets 10% of its electricity from power plants at dams along lakes and reservoirs. But when there’s no water, those plants are unable to generate power.