killing of thousands of fish might end soon!

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Fatally injured eel that has passed a small hydropower plant (18kW)  (Fotos: Stefan Ludwig)

According to reports of the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" the huge negative impact of small hydropower plants could be substantially reduced in the future! For plants up to 500 KW installed power subsidies shall be cancelled. The rationale is that the ecological damage by far prevails the energetical yield! 


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Foto above: Small Hydropower (here: 18kW) causes massive fish-damages.

What fish conservationists always knew and what they hoped to get from the new government really seems to be implemented now!


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Photo above:  Fatally injured trout that have passed a small hydropower plant (18kW)

Please find the article of "Süddeutsche Zeitung"  here.