Hydropower News

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...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 16, 2014

Canada's $7 Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval

British Columbia’s C$7.9 billion ($7 billion) Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River won environmental approval, paving the way for final decision later this year.

Linas Jegelevicius - October 16, 2014

Putin Strengthening China-Russia Ties for Renewable Energy Development

China has encroached so strongly into Russia this year — a shift meant mainly to mollify the U.S. impact on the countries’ economic interests and the world stage — that the dominance...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 15, 2014

Germany’s Clean Electricity Costs Decline for First Time

German electricity consumers will for the first time see a drop in the fee added to their bills to fund renewables, a boost for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has pledged to curb the...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 13, 2014

Norway Approves First Direct Electricity Link to Germany

Norway approved the construction of the first direct electricity cable to Germany and granted a license for a link to the U.K. to aid power trading between the nations.

Renewable Energy World Editors - October 09, 2014

Latin America Report: 7 Renewable Energy Stories Worth Reading

The renewable energy market is fast-paced and growing with each passing day. It’s hard to keep up with every industry announcement and insight, so we decided to highlight interesting...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 09, 2014

EU Nations Mull Funds to Aid Clean Energy in 2030 Climate Deal

European Union governments are considering the use of carbon-permit funds to help finance clean technologies and spur poorer nations toward a low-carbon economy under a planned deal...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 06, 2014

EU Seeks Faster Renewable Energy Integration Amid Crisis in Ukraine

The European Union is seeking to speed up the creation of a common energy market to help its shift to a low-carbon economy and boost security of energy supplies amid a natural-gas dispute...

Michael Harris - October 01, 2014

U.S. Energy Department Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to New York

The U.S. Department of Energy issued a presidential permit approving construction and operation of a 1,000-MW transmission line to carry Quebec hydroelectric power to customers in New...

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