Michael Harris's Articles

- March 24, 2015

Leaders Sign "Declaration of Principles" for 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Hydropower Project

Leaders from Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have signed an agreement to end a long-time dispute regarding the controversial 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance hydropower plant.

- February 24, 2015

Pakistan Government Hopes to Speed Completion of 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 Hydropower Plant Extension

The Pakistani government has committed to spending US$51 million in an effort to expedite completion of the 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 hydropower plant by seven months.

- February 17, 2015

China Voices Support for 1,500 MW Hydropower Project in Afghanistan

China's plans to improve connectivity between Afghanistan and Pakistan could lead to the construction of a 1,500 MW hydropower plant in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province.

- January 22, 2015

Lucid Energy's In-Pipe Hydropower Plant Begins Operation in Portland`

A Portland Water Bureau pipeline is now generating hydroelectric power for Portland General Electric customers, following the commissioning of four Lucid Energy Inc. turbine units within...

- December 09, 2014

NHA, OREC Partner to Create Marine Energy Council

The National Hydropower Association and Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition have announced the formation of the Marine Energy Council, which will offer a new home for marine energies at...

- November 25, 2014

Siemens Announces Plan to Exit Marine Power Sector

Technology and equipment giant Siemens AG has decided to sell its tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines Ltd., citing slow development in the marine and hydrokinetics sector...

- November 11, 2014

RusHydro, Chinese Conglomerates Sign Deals for Conventional, Pumped-Storage Development

Energy giant RusHydro has announced the signing of two agreements with Chinese businesses that could lead to the development of five hydroelectric power projects in Russia.

- October 13, 2014

Increased Study Requirements, Loss of DOE Backing End Admiralty Inlet Tidal Pilot Project

Snohomish County Public Utility District announced it is abandoning plans to develop the 600-kW Admiralty Inlet Pilot tidal project in Washington's Puget Sound.

- 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...

- September 29, 2014

Brazil Authorizes Operation of 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari Hydro Project

Brazil's energy regulator has authorized commercial operation of the first unit of the 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project on Brazil's Jari River.

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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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