Electricity

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Environmental Conflicts on Electricity

Acheloos River Diversion, Greece

Adani Power Plant in Chhindwara, MP, India

Afrodita-Dorato, Condorcanqui, Peru

Agip Facilty Pollutes Kwale Community Ponds, Nigeria

Agro EcoEnergy land deal, Tanzania

Aimorés Hydroelectric Power Plant, Brazil

Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, Turkey

Akosombo Hydroelectric Project, Ghana

Algonquins of Barriere Lake Logging Conflict, Quebec, Canada

Aliaga Industrial Conflicts, Turkey

Aliaga Thermal Power Plants, Turkey

Allain Duhangan Hydropower project, India

Alta River Hydro Power Plant, Norway

ALTO MAIPO Hydroelectric Project (PHAM), Chile

Angostura dam, Chile

Ankulapaturu thermal power plant, AP, India

Antipollution protests against JinkoSolar Company, Haining, Zhejiang, China

Aoos River Diversion and Hydroelectric Projects, Greece

APNRL coal power plant in Padampur, Jharkhand, India

Areva Uranium mining in Imouraren, Niger

Artvin Kabaca Valley Hydro power plant, Turkey

Ashaninka people against dams, Peru

Athena power plant by ACPL, Chhattisgarh, India

Azura-Edo Independent Power Project Impacts Community People in Edo State, Nigeria

Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, India

Bajoli Holi Hydroelectric dam, HP, India

Bakun dam, Malaysia

Balangir Power Station, Orissa, India

Baleia Wind Power Complex in Ceará, Brazil

Banqiao dam failure in 1975, Henan, China

Banshkhali coal power station, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Baram Dam Blockade, Malaysia

Bara thermal power plant, Allahabad, India

Barra Grande Dam on River Pelotas, Brazil

Barro Blanco dam, Panama

Baspa II Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Batang coal fired power plant, Central Java, Indonesia

Battle against small hydro for Sutjeska, BiH

Belinga iron ore mine and Belinga dam, Gabon

Belo-Monte Dam, Brazil

Bhadreshwar Thermal Power Plant, Gujarat, India

Bhakra Nangal Project, India

Bhavanapadu East Coast Energy Private Limited (ECEPL) Thermal Power Plant, AP, India

BHP Billington Mozal aluminium smelter, Mozambique

Bisri Dam, Lebanon

Bomuruella Mini Hydro Power Plant, Sri Lanka

Brokdorf nuclear power station, Germany

Bujagali hydropower project, Uganda

Buon Kuop Hydroelectric Project, Vietnam

Castilla Thermal Power Station, Chile

Central Hidroeléctrica OCO 2010 en el río Ocoña, Perú

Cerro El Alguacil (INARWA), Colombia

Chalillo Dam, Belize

Chamalapura Thermal Power Plant, Karnataka, India

Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station, India

Chatrapur Thermal Power Plant, Orissa, India

Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Plant, Tamil Nadu, India

Chiawelo, Soweto, electricity struggles, South Africa

Chiloé wind power project in Mapuche territory, Chile

China National Nuclear Corporation Longwan industrial park, Jiangmen, Guangdong, China

Chixoy Dam and Rio Negro massacre, Guatemala

Coal Ash Deposits in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico

Coal fired power plant near conservation areas in Pacitan, East Java, Indonesia

Coal fired power plants, Batangas, Philippines

Coal Fired Power Plants in Chicago, USA

Coal mine of Baradarha Thermal Power Station, Chhattisgarh, India

Coal Power Plant in Lamu, Kenya

Coal power plant in Saline Joniche, Italy

Comunidad de Huachon against Statkraft, Peru

Construcción de torres eléctricas en parques naturales Barbas Bremen y La Marcada, Colombia

Construction of the Baltic Nuclear Power Plant, Russia

Controversy over the development of the Nujiang Dams, China

Corporate Wind Farms in Ixtepec vs community's inititiative, Oaxaca, Mexico

Creys-Malville, fast breeder reactor stopped, France

Dabar Hydro Power Plant, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dadri Power Project, UP, India

Dahanu Thermal Power Station, Maharashtra, India

Dai Ninh Hydropower Project, Dong Nai River, Vietnam

Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station, AP, India

Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) Thermal Power Plant at Raghunathpur, India

Dams construction on the Narmada River, India

Dardanelos Dam in Amazonia, Brazil

Daryan Dam and its transboundary impacts, Iran

Decade-Long Opposition to the Iberdrola Horse Creek Wind Project, USA

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, India

Dhopave Thermal Power Project, Maharastra, India

Diablo Canyon stopped for ever, California, United States

Diamer Bhasha Dam, Pakistan

Don Sahong hydropower project, Laos

DOSAB Lignite Fired Power Plant, Turkey

Electrical Highway in Northeast Catalonia, Spain

Electrical Highway Sama - Velilla, Spain

Elefsina Bay industrial activities, Greece

El Quimbo hydroelectric project, Colombia

Enel coal power plant in La Spezia, Italy

Enel coal power plant project in Porto Tolle, Italy

Enel geothermal plants in Mt. Amiata, Italy

E.On Centrale Bois-Énergie de Gardanne, France

Expanded Nuclear energy, South Africa

FACE pine plantation, Profafor , Ecuador

Fessenheim nuclear power station stopped, France

Findikli Pasalar Regulator and Hydroelectric Power Plant, Turkey

Fomi Dam for water diversion and hydropower, Guinea-Mali

Foz Côa dam at Guarda, Portugal

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Japan

Garoña nuclear power station, Spain

Gerze Coal Burned Thermal Power Plant, Turkey

Gidderbaha thermal power project, Punjab, India

Gilgel Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia

Girye Ultra Mega Power Project, Maharashtra, India

Giza North power plant, Egypt

GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Limited, India

GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited Thermal Plant, India

Gobindpura Thermal Power Plant, Punjab, India

Gori/Kori Nuclear Plant 1, South Korea

Grand Ethiopian Reinassance Dam, Ethiopia

Granting legal right to the River Ganga as a 'living entity', India

Green chemistry project in Porto Torres, Italy

Gullu Hydroelectric Project, Chhattisgarh, India

Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant, Bathinda, Punjab, India

Hainan residents against construction of coal-fired power plant, China

Hanakon Thermal Power Project, Karnataka, India

Hanhikivi Nuclear Power Plant, Pyhäjoki, Finland

Haripur Nuclear Power Plant, India

Hatgyi Dam, Myanmar

Hazelwood Open-Cut Coal Mine Fire, Australia

Hidroaysén hydroelectric project, Chile

Hidroeléctrica Cachuela Esperanza en el Río Beni, Bolivia

Hidroeléctrica Changuinola I (CHAN-75), Bocas del Toro, Panamá

Hidroeléctrica El Bala en el Parque Nacional MADIDI, Bolivia

Hidroeléctrica El Naranjal, Veracruz, Mexico

Hidroelectrica Hidrotambo, Ecuador

Hidroelectrica Miel I, Caldas, Colombia

Hidroeléctrica Palo Viejo, Guatemala

Hidroelectrica Paso de la Reyna, Mexico

Hidroeléctrica Puebla 1, Puebla, Mexico

Hidroeléctrica Sallca Pucará, Perú

Hidroeléctrica Santa Rita S.A. in Monte Olivo, Guatemala

Hidroeléctricas Renace y Oxec , empresa de Florentino Pérez, Guatemala

Hidroelectricas y violencia en San Mateo Ixtatán, Guatemala

Hidrosogamoso dam, Colombia

High voltage eletricity transmission lines, Portugal

Hirakud Dam, Orissa, India

Hoa Binh Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Huadian Pingjiang coal-fired power station, Hunan, China

Huasco - Petcoke, Chile

Hul 1&2 small hydropower projects, HP, India

Hydroelectric barrages along the Mur River, Styria, Austria

Hydroelectric power plants on the Schwarze Sulm River, Austria

Hydroelectric Power Station, Laxá River, Skútustaðahreppur, Iceland

Hydroelectric Project Caculo Cabaça, Angola

Hydroelectric Project Patuca III (Piedras Amarillas) , Honduras

Hydroelectric projects on Vrbas River, BiH

Hydropower plant and National park Djerdap, Serbia

Hydro Power Plant Boguchanskaya, Russia

Hydro Power Plant Boskov Most, National Park Mavrovo, Macedonia

Hydropower Plant Buk Bijela's impact on the Tara river canyon, Montenegro and B&H

Hydro Power Plant Lešće on the Dobra River, Croatia

Hydro Power Plant Lukovo Pole, National Park Mavrovo, Macedonia

Hydro Power Plant Medna on Sana River, BiH

Hydropower Plant on the River Komarnica, Montenegro

Hydro power plants on the River Lim, Serbia

Ilisu Dam Project, Turkey

Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG, Brazil

Incinerator in Son Reus, Mallorca, Spain

IndoMet project, coal mining in East and Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Industrial complex in Pontevedra, Spain

InfraVest Project of Improper Wind Turbines, Yuanli, Taiwan

Inga 3 and Gran Inga complex hydropower project on Congo river, DRC

Integrated Kashang Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Itoiz dam, Spain

Ituango hidroelectrica, Colombia

Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant, Maharashtra, India

Janna Dam, Lebanon

Jindal Steel captive power plant in Godda, Jharkhand, India

Jirau and Santo Antonio Dams on Madeira River, Brazil

Jispa Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

J R Thermal Power Plant, Orissa, India

Kaiga Atomic Power Station, Karnataka, India

Kajbar Dam hydropower scheme, Sudan

Kali Gandaki Hydroelectric Project A, Nepal

Kalkar's sodium-cooled fast breeder reactor prototype, a bad joke (Germany)

Kalpakkam's fast breeder reactor, India

Kandadji Dam and displacement, Niger

Kárahnjúkar dam, Iceland

Karchana power plant, Uttar Pradesh, India

Karchham-Wangtoo hydel project, HP, India

Kariba Dam, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Katni Power Station, Madhya Pradesh, India

Katwa Thermal Power Project, West Bengal, India

Kedung Ombo dam, Indonesia

Khudoni Dam, Georgia

Kilmore East–Kinglake Bushfire (Black Saturday) Class Action: SP AusNet (power distribution company), Kilmore East-Kinglake (community), Australia

Kishanganga Hydro Electric Power Project (KHEP), India

Koel-Karo project, India

Kol Dam Hydropower Project, HP, India

Koshe Landfill and biogas plant, Ethiopia

Koskulana Mini Hydro Power Project, Sri Lanka

Krsko Nuclear Power Plant, Slovenia

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, India

Kuther Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Laguna Verde, Mexico

Lake Turkana Project in Indigenous Territories, Kenya

Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, Kenya

Lamu Cordisons Wind Power Project, Kenya

Lanco Babandh power station, Dhenkanal, Orissa, India

Land and resource use conflicts on the Island of Karimunjawa, Indonesia

Land dispute Fibria and quilombolas, Brazil

Landfill construction in Keratea, Athens

La Parota Dam, Mexico

Large-scale Wind Farm in Sami reindeer land, Sweden

La Vega I & II Hydroelectric projects, Nebaj, Guatemala

Lemoiz, Basque Country, Spain

Limits to lignite mining, Horní Jiřetín, Czech Republic

Liulitun Waste Incineration Power Plant, Haidian District, Beijing, China

Loharinag Pala hydel power project, India

Los Pescados River hydroelectric project in Veracruz, Mexico

Lower Kihansi dam, Tanzania

Lower Season II Dam will displace ethnic minorities in Stung Treng, Cambodia

Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project, India

Luhri Hydro project on Sutlej river, HP, India

Machhakund Hydro Electric Project, Orissa, India

Mahan Coal Limited, India

Maheshwar Dam - Narmada Valley, India

Mangla Dam in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Manso dam, Brazil

Mapithel Dam, Manipur, India

Mareña Renovables in San Dionisio del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico

Masacre en Totonicapán en protestas por el precio de la electricidad, Guatemala

Mediterraneo Hydroelectric plant and future exploitation plans of Puelo River, Chile

Mega-proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Diquís, Costa Rica

Megarepresas sobre el Marañon, Chadin 2 y Rio Grande 1 y 2, Perú

Meja thermal power plant, UP, India

Mejia Thermal Power Station (MTPS), India

Merowe Dam, Sudan

Mersinli Wind Farm, Turkey

Minicentral Tranguil, Likiñe, Panguipulli, and death of Macarena Valdés, Chile

Mini hydropower project in Athwelthota waterfall, Sri Lanka

Miryang electricity transmission lines, South Korea

Moserbaer thermal power plant at Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Mosul dam, Iraq

Movement against imported coal plants, Greece

Movement against industrial Renewable Energy Resources (RES) in Chios, Greece

Multiple struggles against new large dams, Portugal

Murta dam, MG, Brazil

Myitsone dam on Irrawaddy river, Myanmar

Nakthan Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Nam Mang 3 hydropower dam, Lao PDR

Nam Ngum 2 dam displaced over 6,000 ethnic minorities in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Nam Theun 2 hydropower dam, Lao PDR

Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Neltume hydroelectric project in Panguipulli, Chile

Nenskra hydropower project, Georgia

Nibutani Dam on Ainu homeland, Japan

Nicinha, a victim of the Jirau dam, Rondônia, Brazil

Niddodi Thermal Power Project, Karnataka, India

Nizhne-Zeyskaya HPP in the Amur River basin, Russia

No Fracking in the Guaraní Aquifer in Uruguay

Noor solar power complex, Morocco

Norocholai Coal Power Station, Sri Lanka

NTPC Thermal Power Plant at Lara in Chhattisgarh, India

Nuclear energy programme in Sri Lanka

Nuclear Power Plant in Qusair Amra, Jordan

Nuclear power plant in Tudela, Spain

Nuclear Power Station in Almaraz, Spain

Nuclear Power Station in Cofrents, Valencia, Spain

Nuclear power station in Doel, Belgium

Nuclear power station in Tihange, Belgium

Nuweiba Power Plant, Egypt

Nyamjang Chhu dam and hydropower expansion in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant, Euraåminne, Finland

Ooi (Ōi) nuclear power units stopped, Japan

Pak Mun Hydropower Dam, Thailand

Paks Nuclear plant expansion, Hungary

Panchet Dam and the Damodar Valley Project, Jharkhand, India

Pande and Temene Gas Field, Mozambique

Parque eólico Jepirachi, Colombia

Parque eólico Pililín en Cerro Oncol de Acciona Energía, Chile

Plogoff nuclear power plant, Britanny, France

Plomin Power Station Unit C, Croatia

Poçem hydropower dam stopped, Albania

Polavaram Multipurpose Project, Andhra Pradesh, India

Polluting industries in Cataño and Conservation of Las Cucharillas Marsh, Puerto Rico

Presa Las Cruces Nayarit, Mexico

Privatisation of Water and Energy by Union Fenosa, Colombia

Protest against high voltage transmission lines in Bhangar, West Bengal, India

Proyecto de Tendido Eléctrico en el Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela

Proyecto eólico del Cerro de Hula, Honduras

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Agua Zarca, Honduras

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Bonyic, Panamá

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Changuinola II, Bocas del Toro, Panamá

Proyecto hidroeléctrico Corpus Christi, Argentina-Paraguay

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Chaparral, El Salvador

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Cimarrón, El Salvador

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico La Aurora, Honduras

Proyecto hidroeléctrico La Miel II, Colombia

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Los Encinos, Honduras

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico San Rafael, Costa Rica

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Veracruz, Mexico

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Xalalá, Guatemala

Puesco-Momolluco complex and Tolten Watershed hydropower plans, Chile

Punta Alcalde power plant, Huasco, Chile

Qingshuihe Waste Incineration Power Plant, Luohu District, Shenzhen, China

Quang Ninh coal mines, flooding in 2015, Vietnam

Quezon coal fired power plant in Atimonan, Philippines

Quilombola communities affected by wind power projects in Caetité region, Brazil

Rajpura Thermal Power Project, Punjab, India

Raj West Power Ltd in Barmer, RJ, India

Ralco HEP and Bio Bio Watershed hydro plans, Chile

Rampal Thermal Power Plant at Sundarbans, Bangladesh

Rampur Hydroelectric Project, HP, India

Rancho Seco nuclear power station, closed down by referendum in 1989, California, United States

Recrecimiento Embalse de Yesa, Spain

Relocation of the Vreoci village, Kolubara coal basin, Serbia

Remunicipalisation Energy Hamburg, Germany

Renuka Dam Project, HP, India

Represa Benito Juárez, Oaxaca, Mexico

Represa del Bajo Anchicayá, Colombia

Represa Inambari, Peru

Represa Itzantún, Chiapas, Mexico

Represa La Salvajina, Colombia

Represa Los Pilares (o Bicentenario), Sonora, Mexico

Represa Santa Teresa II, Cusco, Perú

Re-routing of the Toplodolska river, Serbia

Riaño dam, Spain

Rihand Dam, UP, India

Rio Branco-Jauaperi Extractive Reserve, Brazil

Rogun Dam, Tajikistan

Rovni Dam at the Jablanica River, Serbia

Safi power station, Morocco

Salal hydro power project, Jammu & Kashmir, India

San Roque Multipurpose Project, Philippines

Santa Cruz Barrillas dam and Hidralia, Guatemala

São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, Brazil

Sapta Kosi High Dam Multipurpose Project, Nepal

Saramaka people's lawsuit against state, Suriname

Sardar Sarovar Dam, India

Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project, India

Sawra-Kuddu hydroelectric project, HP, India

Seli Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Serlui-B Hydropower Project, Mizoram, India

Silent Valley Hydro-Electric Project, Kerala, India

Simhadri thermal power plant Andhra Pradesh, India

Sindh Engro Coal Mining and Power Plant Project, Thar Desert, Pakistan

Sinop Nuclear Power Plant, Turkey

Sirindhorn Dam, Thailand

Smurfit, Venezuela

Solar Power Plants, Drniš, Croatia

Son La Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), Turkey

Srinagar Hydroelectric Project on Alaknanda river, UK, India

Sterlite copper smelter unit, India

Stung Cheay Areng hydroelectric dam in Koh Kong, Cambodia

Subernarekha Multipurpose project (Chandil Dam), Jharkhand, India

Subernarekha multipurpose Project (Icha Dam), Jharkhand, India

Suzlon Energy windfarms in Kutch District, India

Suzlon windfarm in Dhule, Maharashtra

Takahama Nuclear Plants 3 and 4 reopen for commercial use, Japan

Tarbela Dam, Pakistan

Tarfaya Windfarm Complex, Western Sahara

Tata Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project, Gujarat, India

Tehri Hydropower Plant, UK, India

Ten hydropower plants on the River Ibar, Serbia

The 1986 catastrophic nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine

The anti-nuclear protest movement in Switzerland

Thepha Coal Power Plant, Thailand

Thermal Power Plants in Sapeacu, Brazil

Thermal Power Plant Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Thermoelectric Complex Parnaíba, Maranhao, Brazil

Thjórsárver, Iceland

Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, China

Tipaimukh Dam, India

Toktogul dam, Kyrgyzistan

Tokwe - Mukorsi dam, Zimbabwe

Tortum Bagbasi Hydroelectric Power Plant, Turkey

Trans-Sibirskaya HPP, Russia

Trasvase río Guarinó, Colombia

Tres hidroelectricas y tres asesinatos de activistas en el Corredor Seco, Guatemala

Tribals and wealthy residents against Cape Wind Farm, Massachusetts, USA

Tuirial Hydro Power Project, Mizoram, India

Tuivai Hydro Electric Project, Mizoram, India

Tumarín hydroelectric Dam, Nicaragua

Tuzluca Dam, Turkey

Two high voltage power lines in Llucmajor, Mallorca, Spain

Two of Dong Nai hydropower dams cancelled due to environmental concerns, Vietnam

Udupi Power Corporation, Karnataka, India

Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project, Sri Lanka

Unlawful removal of olive trees and wind energy project in Karaburun, Turkey

Urra Dam on the Sinu River, Colombia

Vajont Dam disaster, Italy

Valdecaballeros nuclear power station, Spain

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, USA

Violent protests over development of the Pubugou Dam, China

Vishnugaad – Peepalkoti hydroelectric project, Uttarakhand, India

Waste Gas-based Cogeneration Project, Egypt

Waste incinerator in Boluo county, Guangdong, China

Waste Tire Burning for Energy Production in Cemex Plant, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Waste Transfer Station in Eykarpia, Greece

Water contamination in the Caño Tiburones Reserve, Puerto Rico

Welspun Energy Thermal Power Plant at Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh

Whanganui River legally recognized as living entity, New Zealand

Wind farm at Volovja reber, Slovenia

Wind Farm CDM project in Kalpavalli Community Forest, India

Wind Farm Installation in the Protected Area of Karaburuni Peninsula, Albania

Wind farm licensing cases, Hungary

Wind Farms in the Sustainable Development Reserve of Ponta do Tubarão, Brazil

Windmills in the Koyna Sanctuary, Western Ghats of Maharashtra

Wind power plants in Oaxaca, Mexico

Wind Power Plants in occupied territories of Western Sahara

Wyhl anti-nuke movement in Kaiserstuhl, Germany

Xacbal Hydroelectric project, Guatemala

Xakriaba territorial struggle, Brazil

Xayaburi mainstream dam on the Lower Mekong River, Lao PDR

Xiaonanhai Dam on the Yangtze River in Chongqing, China

Xiluodu Dam and giant landslide, Yunnan and Sichuan, China

Yacyreta Dam on the Parana River, Argentina-Paraguay

Yali Falls Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Yamba dam, Gumna prefecture, Japan

Yelcho Watershed targeted by Ministry of Energy’s hydro plans, Chile

Yes 2 Renewables campaign #VRET, Victoria, Australia

Yongxing Cancer Village near Likeng Landfill and Incinerators in Guangdong Province, China

Yusufeli Dam, Turkey

Zonas de Empleo y Desarrollo Económico (ZEDE), Honduras

Zwentendorf Nuclear Reactor, Austria