Michael Harris's Articles

- August 29, 2014

Final Blast Removes Last Hydro Project on Washington's Elwha River

A final explosion Aug. 26 removed the remains of 12-MW Glines Canyon Dam, fully opening the Elwha River to salmon passage in Washington's Olympic National Park.

- August 25, 2014

European Bank Funds Poland Renewables, Hydro Project Refurbishment

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to lend up to 295 million zlotys (US$93.3 million) to Poland energy company Tauron Polska Energia S.A. for renewable energy investments...

- August 19, 2014

Water Releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead to Increase, USBR Says

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will increase its water releases from Lake Powell to Lake Mead in Water Year 2015, following the recent completion of its monthly operational study.

- August 12, 2014

Construction Begins on Iowa's 36.4-MW Red Rock Hydropower Plant

The closure of the north tailwater area near Iowa's Red Rock Dam earlier signaled the beginning of construction on a 36.4 MW hydroelectric plant, Missouri River Energy Services (MRES)...

- 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...

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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