Michael Harris's Articles

- July 08, 2014

Crown Estate Awards Seabed Rights for Ocean Energy Development

The United Kingdom's Crown Estate has awarded seabed rights for six new wave and tidal current demonstration zones, and five new wave and tidal current sites.

- June 30, 2014

Nautricity, Fundy Tidal Teaming up for Nova Scotia Ocean Energy Project

Ocean energy developers Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a 500 kW tidal power project in Nova Scotia's Petit Passage.

- June 17, 2014

Bill Dictates Treatment of Non-Federal Hydroelectric Power on USACE Infrastructure

Text contained in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act clarifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' regulatory process for private hydroelectric power development...

- June 12, 2014

Chile Rejects Proposal for 2,750-MW HidroAysen Hydroelectric Project

The proposed 2,750-MW HidroAysen hydroelectric project was rejected by the Chilean government yesterday following a three-hour meeting of the country's ministers of agriculture, energy,...

- June 09, 2014

Tri-County Water Commissions 8-MW Ridgway Dam Small Hydropower Plant

Colorado's Tri-County Water Conservancy District has commissioned the 8-MW Ridgway Dam small hydropower complex.

- June 04, 2014

Scottish Renewables Calls for UK Pumped-Storage Development

European trade organization Scottish Renewables has announced a call for a new body intended to examine the potential of pumped-storage hydroelectric power within the United Kingdom...

- May 27, 2014

Brazil, Paraguay Celebrate Itaipu Hydropower Project's 40th Birthday

Representatives from Brazil and Paraguay met this past week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant.

- May 23, 2014

Philippines Could Get 1,200 MW of New Hydroelectric Power Capacity

Four new hydropower projects could give the Philippines more than 1,200 MW of additional capacity.

- May 13, 2014

Yukon Unveils Long-Term Plan for Hydroelectric Power Development

The Yukon government has released a planning directive that calls for the comprehensive investigation of new large-scale hydroelectric power projects in the northwestern territory.

- May 05, 2014

DOE Unveils Ambitious Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development

The U.S. Department of Energy today unveiled a plan ultimately designed to dramatically increase American hydroelectric capacity in the coming decades.

Michael Harris

Michael Harris

I provide daily content and updates for HydroWorld.com, which is the online extension of Hydro Review and Hydro Review Worldwide magazines. I am also responsible for assembling materials for our weekly electronic newsletter and video newscast...

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