Hydropower News

Bloomberg News Editors - April 16, 2014

Clean Energy Investment Rises 9 Percent, Led by Solar-Power Demand

Clean energy investment rose by 9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier on surging demand for rooftop solar panels from the U.S. to Japan.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 16, 2014

Run-of-River Hydropower Market Worth $1.4 Billion in 10 Years, Says Expert

Tocardo International BV, a Dutch maker of turbines that generate power from water, said the market for installing its devices in rivers may be worth as much as 1 billion euros ($1.4...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 15, 2014

CEO of German Utility RWE Says It Should Have Invested in Renewable Energy Sooner

What’s a beleaguered utility to do when forced by the government to close its profitable nuclear power plants?

Bloomberg News Editors - April 14, 2014

Global Renewable Energy Should Triple to Save Climate, UN Panel Says

The world needs to triple the energy it gets from renewables, nuclear reactors and power plants that use emissions-capture technology to avoid dangerous levels of global warming, United...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 14, 2014

Post-Fukushima Japan Taps Coal Over Renewables

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing Japan’s coal industry to expand sales at home and abroad, undermining hopes among environmentalists that he’d use the Fukushima nuclear accident...

Michael Harris - April 11, 2014

Race Tidal Announces 300-MW Ocean Power Array Near Alderney

OpenHydro and Alderney Renewable Energy have signed a joint venture that will see the companies develop a 300-MW tidal energy array off the coast of Alderney in the English Channel...

Linas Jegelevicius - April 10, 2014

Russia Sets Renewable Energy Auction Dates

The Russian Government has announced that renewable energy source (RES) investment project auctions (IPA) for the years 2015 through 2018 will be held May 28 through June 10, 2014.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 10, 2014

Capital for Clean Energy Easier to Find as Investors Seek Simplicity

Simplifying finance vehicles for renewable energy will lure more investors and lower the costs of capital.

Bloomberg News Editors - April 09, 2014

Utilities Threatened by Competitive Renewable Energy Growth

Technology is catching up with Thomas Edison’s electricity industry, eating away at the utility business model that hasn’t changed much in a century.

Michael Harris - April 09, 2014

Hydroelectric Projects, Dams Could Be Win-Win for Pakistan

Pakistan's hydroelectric power operators could be significantly vulnerable to climate change given the country's significant lack of water storage capacity, according to a report published...

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