Science Chat #15 | Hydropower Dreams with Lena

Lena Hommes is a lecturer and PhD candidate at Wageningen University. In her research, she is interested in the discussions, politics and struggles surrounding large water infrastructure projects such as dams, hydropower plants and water transfers. In this Science Chat, she shares some insight from her research about the historic development of hydropower in the Lima region, Peru and, in particular, the role dreams about ‘modernity’ and ‘progress’ played in it.