Michael Harris's Articles

- 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.

- September 24, 2014

Brazil Reverses Approval of Concession Auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos Hydro Project

A day after a complaint by environmentalist lobbying groups, Brazil's mines and energy ministry revoked its approval of a concession auction to develop the 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos...

- September 17, 2014

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos Hydro Project

Brazil's mines and energy ministry has published guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil's Tapajos River.

- September 15, 2014

Developer Shelves 65-MW Similkameen Hydropower Plant in British Columbia

Fortis Generation Similkameen LP has shelved plans to develop the 45- to 65-MW Similkameen River hydroelectric project on the Similkameen River in British Columbia.

- September 10, 2014

Iberdrola Modernizes 45 Small Hydro Projects in Spain

Spanish utility Iberdrola reports it has modernized 45 of its 92 small hydropower projects in Spain over the last three years.

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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