Hydropower News

Bloomberg News Editors - April 17, 2015

Australia’s Biggest Power Producer Sees Future without Coal

Australia’s largest electricity producer committed to close its coal-fired power plants within 35 years as part of an effort to cut the nation’s dependence on the fossil fuel.

Michael Harris - April 16, 2015

India's 330-MW Alaknanda Hydropower Plant Enters Commercial Operation

Indian infrastructure group GVK has put the first unit at its 330-MW Alaknanda hydropower plant into commercial operation, following synchronization with the country's northern grid...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 16, 2015

Brazil to Offer Ambitious Climate Plan With More Renewables

Brazil will increase the use of renewable energy, target zero net deforestation and push for low-carbon agriculture as part of its climate proposal, Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 15, 2015

Fossil Fuels Just Lost the Race Against Renewables

The race for renewable energy has passed a turning point. The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, and oil combined. And there's no...

Michael Harris - April 14, 2015

Marine Energy Sector Continues Growing Worldwide, Despite Economic Setbacks

A report released recently by the International Energy Agency's Ocean Energy Systems shows that the marine and hydrokinetic sector moved closer to commercial viability through 2014...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 14, 2015

Australian Clean Energy Deadlock Spurs Companies to Focus Abroad

Political deadlock over Australia’s clean energy future is prompting companies such as Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Acciona SA to increasingly turn to rival markets for growth.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 10, 2015

Clean Energy Spending Drops 15 Percent to Reach Lowest Level Since 2013

Global investment in clean energy slumped 15 percent in the first quarter to the lowest level in two years because of a decline in wind and utility-scale projects.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 10, 2015

Yale Students Cited at Fossil Fuel-Divestment Protest

Yale University police cited 19 students after they staged a sit-in outside President Peter Salovey’s office to push for divestment from fossil-fuel companies.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 07, 2015

What Americans Think About Climate Change in Seven Maps

Researchers at Yale have unveiled a new interactive map that estimates public opinion on global warming right down to the county level.

Michael Harris - April 02, 2015

Philippines NIA Announces Plan To Bid Up to 200 Micro Hydropower Plants

The Philippines National Irrigation Administration has said it plans to bid between 150 and 200 micro hydropower plants with a goal of increasing the country's hydro generating capacity...

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