Hydropower News

Bill Scanlon - November 26, 2014

Investing in Innovative Ideas for a Clean Energy Future

The clean energy revolution is now, and the U.S. Energy Department is stepping up its commitment to help innovators commercialize their best ideas. At the recent Industry Growth Forum...

Michael Harris - November 25, 2014

Siemens Announces Plan to Exit Marine Power Sector

Technology and equipment giant Siemens AG has decided to sell its tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines Ltd., citing slow development in the marine and hydrokinetics sector...

Kenneth Bossong - November 24, 2014

Wind Energy Provides More Than Two-Thirds of New US Generating Capacity in October

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind power provided over two-thirds (68.41...

Charles Thurston - November 20, 2014

Brazil Hydropower Company Advances Major Solar Manufacturing Project

Brazil’s nascent solar industry may finally have found the Green Knight it needs to develop domestic cradle-to-grave manufacturing capability that can supply the country’s growing demand:...

Gregory B. Poindexter - November 20, 2014

JSW Buys 300-MW Baspa II, 1,091-MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Plants in India for US$1.8 Billion

JSW Energy Ltd. (JSW) and Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd. (JPVL) executed an acquisition deal worth about US$1.8 billion for two of three power-generating facilities listed on a Sept....

Robynn Andracsek - November 20, 2014

Shining a Light on Women Leaders in the Power Industry

In early 2013, a group of women, dubbed the Women in Power committee, assembled in Orlando, Florida to figure out how to honor women who have dedicated their careers to the power industry....

Renewable Energy World Editors - November 18, 2014

France Ploughs Ahead with Renewable Energy While Australia Scales Back Clean Energy Policies

While France has set ambitious targets to increase the share of renewables in its total energy consumption, Australia has taken a contrasting approach by repealing its 2011 Clean Energy...

Gregory B. Poindexter - November 18, 2014

Halifax Water Generates Power from a 32-kW In-pipe Small Hydroelectric System

Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada, is the first Canadian city to use an in-pipe hydroelectric generation system within a pressurized water distribution pipeline,...

Bloomberg News Editors - November 17, 2014

Obama to Pledge $3 Billion for Climate Change Fund

President Barack Obama will pledge $3 billion to a United Nations climate-change fund that’s intended to help poor nations boost renewable energy and counter the ill effects of global...

Bloomberg News Editors - November 17, 2014

Peru to Unveil Plans for Renewable Power Auction

Peru’s government is set to announce plans for a renewable-energy auction during a global climate conference to be held next month in Lima.

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