Hydropower News

Bloomberg News Editors - January 23, 2015

India Clean Energy Investments Rose 13 Percent to $7.9 Billion in 2014

Clean energy investments in India increased to $7.9 billion last year and are expected to surpass $10 billion in 2015.

Michael Harris - January 22, 2015

Lucid Energy's In-Pipe Hydropower Plant Begins Operation in Portland`

A Portland Water Bureau pipeline is now generating hydroelectric power for Portland General Electric customers, following the commissioning of four Lucid Energy Inc. turbine units within...

Ucilia Wang - January 21, 2015

Obama's State of the Union Speech Highlights US Renewable Achievements, Climate Change Goals

President Obama has been under intense scrutiny for what he would do about climate change ever since he was elected in 2008. Part of that scrutiny takes place during his State of the...

Gregory B. Poindexter - January 20, 2015

Scotland Moves Forward on a 10-MW Small Hydroelectric Project in Den of Arlie

Development in Den of Airlie will move forward now that the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SPEA) is satisfied with the results of a four-year-long environmental impact study...

Anders Jansson - January 20, 2015

Reflections from Breakthrough Marine Energy Trials

The lush hills of Strangford Lough are truly a place of magic scenery. Portaferry, a small fishing village, is located one hour’s drive from Belfast in Northern Ireland, and is today...

Bloomberg News Editors - January 19, 2015

Renewable Energy Will Shrug Off Oil Slump, Say Analysts

Spending on renewable energy, which surged 16 percent in 2014, will remain strong this year, largely unaffected by the slumping oil prices that have artificially depressed their shares...

Gregory B. Poindexter - January 15, 2015

Which Hydroelectric Project, 969-MW Neelum-Jhelum or 330-MW Kishenganga will Determine Priority Rights?

Both Pakistan's 969-MW Neelum-Jhelum hydroelectric project and India's 330-MW Kishenganga hydropower project are being built on tributaries to the Neelum River (Kishenganga River in...

Elizabeth Ingram - January 14, 2015

More Than $380 Million Awarded to Build 240-MW Chicoasen 2 Hydro Plant in Mexico

Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) of Mexico has awarded a $386.4 million contract to a consortium to build the 240-MW Chicoasen 2 hydro plant.

Bloomberg News Editors - January 13, 2015

Utility GDF Suez Plans to Double European Renewable Capacity by 2025

GDF Suez SA plans to double renewable power production capacity in Europe over the next decade as the utility shifts its focus away from developing more historic natural gas and nuclear...

Laura Small - January 07, 2015

Fact Sheet: Renewable Energy Job Numbers

A 2013 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found 3.4 million green jobs in the United States at the end of 2011. This is the latest data available from BLS, due to the...

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