Currently browsing tag

Hydroelectric

USTDA providing support for Kenyan small hydropower studies – HydroWorld

HydroWorldUSTDA providing support for Kenyan small hydropower studiesHydroWorldThe U.S. Trade and Development Agency has announced its support for Saigrene Energy Kenya Ltd., which will help the developer explore the potential for run-of-river hydroelectric projects at five sites in Kenya. USTDA’s support comes in the form of a …

Feds reconsidering lease rates for hydropower operators – Kenai Peninsula Online

Feds reconsidering lease rates for hydropower operatorsKenai Peninsula OnlineFederal administrators of land beneath six of Alaska’s hydroelectricity plants — including the Kenai Peninsula’s Bradley Lake plant — are considering claims by hydropower operators that the federal method of valuing this land by comparison with its …

Vermont village considers conduit hydro – JD Supra (press release)

Vermont village considers conduit hydroJD Supra (press release)Most new hydropower projects in the U.S. cannot be developed without approvals from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 streamlined the process for certain “qualifying conduit hydropower …

Sarawak Energy takes control of Bakun hydroelectric plant – The Star Online

The Star OnlineSarawak Energy takes control of Bakun hydroelectric plantThe Star Online… owner and operator of the Bakun hydroelectric plant (HEP). Sarawak Energy group chief executive officer Sharbini Suhaili announced in a press statement that the company now owned the 2,400MW Bakun HEP, the largest hydropower plant in the country.Sarawak Energy now in control of Malaysia’s largest damMalay Mail Onlineall 4 news articles »

DOE announces new round of hydropower plant development funding – HydroWorld

DOE announces new round of hydropower plant development fundingHydroWorldThe $6.6 million in funding, made under Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, looks to tap into the U.S.’ vast hydropower potential. Currently, just 3% of the country’s 80,000 dams have been fitted to produce hydroelectric power, equating to up …

My Turn: Let’s stick to facts on Quebec hydropower – Concord Monitor

Concord MonitorMy Turn: Let’s stick to facts on Quebec hydropowerConcord MonitorHydro-Quebec’s exports displace fossil fuel power generation in markets outside Quebec, thereby extending the benefits of its clean energy to them. Last year, our net power exports helped avoid close to 8 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent – equivalent …

The Biggest Power Plants In The World — Hydro And Nuclear – Forbes

ForbesThe Biggest Power Plants In The World — Hydro And NuclearForbesThere have been some cool articles on the biggest power plants in the world (Forbes – Pentland), and China always tops the chart with its 22,500 MW (megaWatts electric) Three Gorges Dam Hydroelectric Plant. But that isn’t actually true since it depends …

Angolan officials break ground on 2170-MW Caculo Cabaca hydropower plan, generation begins at 2070-MW Lauca – HydroWorld

HydroWorldAngolan officials break ground on 2170-MW Caculo Cabaca hydropower plan, generation begins at 2070-MW LaucaHydroWorldWork on Angola’s 2,170-MW Caculo Cabaca hydroelectric plant has begun, following the ceremonial laying of the project’s first stone by President Jose Eduardo dos Santos last week. The US$4.5 billion facility is being built by the China Gezhouba Group Co.