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Massachusetts Eyes Net Metering for Small Hydropower Projects

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities issued notice of a technical conference to study proposed net electricity metering by small hydroelectric projects. The conference is...

Gregory B. Poindexter - October 30, 2014

Opposition to Proposed Hydroelectric 260-MW Stung Cheay Areng Dam in “Biodiversity Jewel” of Southeast Asia

Using Chinese-backed funding, 260-MW Stung Cheay Areng Dam in Cheay Areng Valley, Cambodia, along the Mekong Delta is planned for an area that is often referred to as a “biodiversity...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 29, 2014

Are Environmental Regulations Causing US Utility Bills to Surge?

U.S. electricity markets face years of higher prices as clean-air regulations shut more coal-fired power plants than earlier forecast, cutting supply and forcing producers to rely more...

- October 29, 2014

GRDA Celebrates 50 Years of Hydroelectricity at the 130-MW Robert S. Kerr Dam (Video)

“Grand indeed,” is what many attendees said while in attendance at the Grand River Dam Authority’s 130-MW Robert S. Kerr Dam at Lake Hudson in Mayes County, north of Locust Grove, Okla....

Bloomberg News Editors - October 27, 2014

EU Leaders Agree To Tough Carbon Regulations to Spur Renewable Energy Development and Fight Climate Change

European Union leaders backed the most-ambitious carbon emissions goals of any major economy, in a bid to crank up pressure on the U.S. and China ahead of climate talks in December...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 24, 2014

Australia Seeks to Reduce Renewable Energy Target to ‘Real’ 20 Percent

Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government will negotiate with the opposition to cut Australia’s renewable energy target and exempt industries such as aluminum and copper smelting.

Meg Cichon - October 22, 2014

The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

Imagine a place where there is no electricity market. No rules, no policies, no market. A clean slate. This is what the Solar Energy Power Association (SEPA) calls the 51st State, a...

- October 22, 2014

NYPA Awards $5.3 Million for Infrastructure Rehabilitation at Two Hydropower Facilities

Infrastructure rehabilitation is headed to the east coast after Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) was awarded a $4.9 million contract and Hatch Associates Consultants Inc. received a contract...

David Appleyard - October 20, 2014

European Commission Studies Renewable Costs

New analysis commissioned by the European Commission concludes that renewables such as onshore wind and solar PV are close to that of conventional technologies like coal, gas and nuclear...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 20, 2014

UK Green Bank Set to Draw Offshore Wind Investors to $1.6 Billion Fund

The U.K. Green Investment Bank is set to tie up the first investments in a $1.6 billion fund by the end of March, part of Britain’s push to cement its dominance in offshore wind power...

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