SEB chief says cascading dams not suitable

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  • Monday, 02 Feb 2015

Sjotveit (with the hat) congratulating the winners of Sarawak Energys Hydropower Development and Social Progress Awards.

KUCHING: The cascading dams proposed by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad are not suitable for Sarawak due to cost and climate factors.

Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) chief executive officer Datuk Torstein Dale Sjotveit said run-of-river cascading dams were more expensive to build and could not produce the magnitude of reliable power required all year-round.

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