Citing tough economic times, Argentina's state-owned power company, Enarsa SA, has sold its 30-percent stake in Ecuador's largest hydropower project.
Blue Energy Canada Inc. has entered the development phase of a turbine that uses the tide of the ocean to generate clean electricity.
Gugler Water Turbines Ltd. and its partner, India's Sarda Eco Power Ltd., will supply four Francis turbines and other key equipment for two small hydropower plants in India.
Hydropower capacity in the United States could be doubled with minimal impact to the environment, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said during a recent White House forum in Pennsylvania.
Hydropower should be deemed a renewable source of energy by federal laws in the United States and Canada, said officials participating in the 33rd Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers.
Pristine Power Inc. said it has signed a deal to increase its stake in the Kleana Hydropower Project on the Klinaklini River in British Columbia.
Removing four dams on the lower Snake River is described as an "action of last resort" in a new salmon restoration plan submitted by the Obama administration.
The U.S. Department of Energy said it will award up to $14.6 million to 22 advanced water power projects to improve the viability and performance of hydrokinetic technology and conventional hydropower plants.
Jim Baird is a hydro enthusiast. In 1980, the resident of Golden Bay, New Zealand, began developing a plan to revitalize a 250-kW hydro scheme on the Onekaka River.
After a year of planning and a 75-day trip over sea and land, a 188-ton turbine ordered by BC Hydro completed its 7,450-mile trek from Brazil to Revelstoke Dam on Canada's Columbia River.