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China’s Era of Mega-Dams Is Ending as Solar and Wind Power Rise

  • Nation switches on giant Wudongde hydropower dam in Yunnan
  • Last big hydro plant planned set to begin operation next year
Wudongde Hydropower Station.
Wudongde Hydropower Station.Photographer: VCG via Getty Images
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It’s the beginning of the end for the era of mega-dam building in China.