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Nepal adds 150mw of hydro energy in 2017 – The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostNepal adds 150mw of hydro energy in 2017The Kathmandu PostJan 1, 2018-The country’s energy sector marked the beginning of 2017 with addition of 50MW of electricity to the national grid. The power was generated by Lamjung-based Upper Marshyangdi-A Hydroelectric Project. As the year 2017 drew to a close, 15 …

Hydropower station raise alarm on wildlife conservation in Tanzania – eTurboNews

eTurboNewsHydropower station raise alarm on wildlife conservation in TanzaniaeTurboNewsHe said his government has been looking to construct the Stiegler’s Gorge Hydro-power plant as a plan to boost power supply and catalyse industrial development in Tanzania. Construction of hydropower project in Selous Game Reserve received criticism …and more »

Stories of the Year: Debate over future of dams continues – Seacoastonline.com

Stories of the Year: Debate over future of dams continuesSeacoastonline.comHydroelectricity is renewable and it�s clean and it�s baseline. It�s 24/7. I�m suggesting that you work through all of the alternatives,� LePage said. Sept. 11 was the FERC deadline for any outside party to file a Notice of Intent to take over the …

Auburn North Division Street hydro plant project nears completion – Auburn Citizen

Auburn CitizenAuburn North Division Street hydro plant project nears completionAuburn CitizenAUBURN — After wet summer weather extended construction work at the North Division Street Hydropower Plant into the winter months, the facility bordering the Owasco River successfully generated power Friday. Construction began on the $6 million …

China powers Africa to narrow energy deficit – Xinhua

XinhuaChina powers Africa to narrow energy deficitXinhuaNAIROBI, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) — China has made great contributions to narrowing Africa’s power deficit, a perennial problem that still leaves two thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa without access to reliable electricity supply. In 2017 …and more »

Waiting to be tapped – The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostWaiting to be tappedThe Kathmandu PostDec 24, 2017-In Nepal, the narrative related to rivers is mostly dominated by hydropower. Hydroelectricity has always been considered as the Holy Grail that could not only light the lives of milli…

New Zealand company purchases three hydropower plants in Australia – HydroWorld

HydroWorldNew Zealand company purchases three hydropower plants in AustraliaHydroWorldIn a press release today, Meridan Energy said acquiring the hydro assets located in NSW “allows the company to continue to cover its growing retail business by adding 92.4 MW of hydro to its renewable generation portfolio.” In March 2003, Meridian …

Kyrgyzstan Goes Back To Russia For Hydropower Project Help – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyKyrgyzstan Goes Back To Russia For Hydropower Project HelpRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyConstruction work at the Kambar-Ata-1 hydroelectric power station has stopped and started due to political and economic obstacles. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. It has …

Can renewable power offset bitcoin’s massive energy demands? – The Verge

The VergeCan renewable power offset bitcoin’s massive energy demands?The VergeUp in the Austrian Alps, inside two hydropower mills, a start-up called HydroMiner keeps high-power computers, CPUs, and servers running around the clock. These machines suck in a steady 600 Kilowatts of cheap hydroelectric power as they seek to mine …and more »

Fish ladder to be installed at Crooked River hydro project – KTVZ

KTVZFish ladder to be installed at Crooked River hydro projectKTVZThe hydropower plant currently makes enough money for the water district that it’s able to keep water prices low for its customers in Jefferson County. Pugh said the fish ladder is an investment to make sure that the plant operates at peak efficiency …

Tentative deal affects hydropower project – The Register-Guard

Tentative deal affects hydropower projectThe Register-GuardIn January, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected the company’s request to exempt the Hells Canyon Complex from the Oregon statute. The company had argued the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution that has to do with federal authority …and more »