Hydropower News

Bloomberg News Editors - March 30, 2015

Mexico Pledges to Cut Emissions 25 Percent in Climate Change Milestone

Mexico has become the first developing nation to formally promise to cut its global-warming pollution, a potential milestone in efforts to reach a worldwide agreement on tackling climate...

Andrew Burger - March 27, 2015

New York Launches Innovation Lab To Study Renewable Energy and the Advanced Grid

This week New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the signing of an agreement between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and State University of New York Polytechnic Institute...

Elizabeth Ingram - March 26, 2015

2014 Record Year For Columbia River Salmon, Concerns Raised

Salmon returns in the Columbia River, counted at Bonneville Dam, were the largest in 2014 than in any year since 1938, when fish counting began at the site, according to the Northwest...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 26, 2015

Clean Energy Makes Up Record Share of UK Power with Coal-to-Biomass Conversions

U.K. electricity from low-carbon sources accounted for almost a quarter of the country’s generation in the fourth quarter as Drax Group Plc converted a second coal-power plant to burn...

Michael Harris - March 24, 2015

Leaders Sign "Declaration of Principles" for 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Hydropower Project

Leaders from Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have signed an agreement to end a long-time dispute regarding the controversial 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance hydropower plant.

Bloomberg News Editors - March 24, 2015

Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution

Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.

Bloomberg News Editors - March 20, 2015

Tidal Lagoon’s Next Plant May Produce Power on Par with Nuclear

The U.K. company planning the world’s first tidal-lagoon power station said its next plant may generate electricity at almost half the price.

Bloomberg News Editors - March 19, 2015

Obama Orders US Agencies to Cut Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2025

President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over the next 10 years by shifting to renewable energy sources...

Gregory B. Poindexter - March 19, 2015

UK Company Seeks US$3.7 Million Through Bond Initiative For Small Hydro Projects

TradeLink Solutions (TLS) Energy Group, based in Hertfordshire, England, is attempting to increase its affect on the European small hydro market by seeking US$3.7 million in investments...

Linas Jegelevicius - March 18, 2015

Amended Russian Power Law Aims to Boost Renewable Energy Generation

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has amended Russia’s federal law on the electric power industry. Ordinance No47 lays out a number of measures aiming to stimulate renewable...

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