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Hydropower News

Bloomberg News Editors - 4 hours ago

South Africa Approves Treaty for $100 Billion Inga Hydropower Project

South Africa’s Cabinet approved a treaty signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo to begin development of a hydropower project that will eventually cost about $100 billion and generate...

Kenneth Bossong - 6 hours ago

Renewable Energy Accounts for 100 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in July

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, all new U.S. electrical generating capacity...

Bloomberg News Editors - August 20, 2014

Australia Chills Hopes for $20 Billion Clean Energy Industry

Australia is frightening developers away from renewable energy even before the government decides whether to overhaul targets for the industry’s growth.

Michael Harris - August 19, 2014

Water Releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead to Increase, USBR Says

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will increase its water releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead in Water Year 2015, following the recent completion of its monthly operational study.

David Baldwin - August 14, 2014

Building Renewable Energy in the Developing World, Brick by BRICS

A group of five powerful nations has just created a new financial institution that may very well have a major influence on the growth of renewable energy in the developing world. At...

David Appleyard - August 13, 2014

Global Renewable Energy Status Uncovered

More than a fifth of the world's electrical power production now comes from renewable sources and in 2013 renewables accounted for more than 56 percent of all net additions to global...

Michael Harris - August 12, 2014

Construction Begins on Iowa's 36.4-MW Red Rock Hydropower Plant

The closure of the north tailwater area near Iowa's Red Rock Dam earlier signaled the beginning of construction on a 36.4 MW hydroelectric plant, Missouri River Energy Services (MRES)...

Bloomberg News Editors - August 11, 2014

China, Brazil Consider Publicity Blitz to Steer Climate Debate

China and Brazil are looking for ways to redirect a global climate debate, which they say unfairly accuses developing nations of delaying limits on fossil-fuel pollution.

Bloomberg News Editors - August 07, 2014

India to Sart Construction on German-backed $8 Billion Renewable Grid Project

India will begin construction this year on an $8 billion project backed by Germany’s development bank to upgrade its grid to handle a more than doubling of renewable power capacity...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 30, 2014

France Spurs Efficiency, Renewables with $13.4 Billion Energy Plan

France’s planned energy law will mobilize about €10 billion (US $13.4 billion) in investment through tax credits and low-interest loans to spur efficiency and renewable power, Environment...

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