Outlook and Conclusions

  • German Ardul Munoz-Hernandez
  • Sa’ad Petrous Mansoor
  • Dewi Ieuan Jones
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This chapter looks at projected electricity markets and what part hydroelectricity is likely to play in future energy provision. The current trend for large hydro projects to be concentrated in non-OECD countries is likely to continue. There is likely to be increased emphasis on the use of pumped hydro plant to control power networks. This leads to a requirement for accurate, fast and flexible delivery of electricity in order to mitigate the effect of intermittent renewable sources. However, hydropower is not the only technology competing for this role and it is foreseen that continuous development will be needed in order to secure a healthy future.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • German Ardul Munoz-Hernandez
    • 1
  • Sa’ad Petrous Mansoor
    • 2
  • Dewi Ieuan Jones
    • 3
  1. 1.Instituto Tecnologico de PueblaPueblaMexico
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceBangor UniversityBangorUK
  3. 3.GWEFR Cyf Pant Hywel PenisarwaunCaernarfonUK

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