Snake River Dams’ Hydropower Is No Longer Particularly Cheap

Photo: US Army Corps of Engineers

The first article in this series made the case for removing the dams on the Snake River because of the importance we place on wild salmon, drawing on analysis from a recent report by ECONorthwest (ECONW). A second reason to remove the dams, beyond boosting the odds of salmon survival, is that they are no longer—or will soon no longer be—the cheapest option for generating the power that they produce.

LINK (via: Sightline Institute)

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