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This study evaluates the impact of future climate change on the hydropower generation potential of the Bamboi catchment (Black Volta). The results indicate a projected mean annual precipitation increase while a decrease of hydropower generation is expected.
PIAHS | Articles | Volume 384
Proc. IAHS, 384, 349–354, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-384-349-2021
Proc. IAHS, 384, 349–354, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-384-349-2021

Pre-conference publication 16 Nov 2021

Pre-conference publication | 16 Nov 2021

Assessing climate change impact on the hydropower potential of the Bamboi catchment (Black Volta, West Africa)

Yacouba Yira et al.

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This study evaluates the impact of future climate change on the hydropower generation potential of the Bamboi catchment (Black Volta). The results indicate a projected mean annual precipitation increase while a decrease of hydropower generation is expected.
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