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One of two local hydro projects suspended – Bennington Banner

Bennington BannerOne of two local hydro projects suspendedBennington BannerThe idea for the hydro projects grew from a Bennington College course taught in 2016 by Susan Sgorbati, director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at the colleg…

Hydroelectric Dams – AZoCleantech

AZoCleantechHydroelectric DamsAZoCleantechHydroelectric power is generated by the controlled flow of water through the turbine, a device that has a shaft connected to a generator that contains metal coils surrounded by magnets. As the water spins the t…

Hydropower off McKay Dam washes out – East Oregonian

East OregonianHydropower off McKay Dam washes outEast OregonianGauntt said that amounts to a “significant amount of power from biomass, wind, solar and small hydro.” Hampton said the McKay generator would have been similar to the small generator he worked on in Cottage Grove or the 1.1 megawatt generator …

Murkowski, Young push for increased hydropower – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Murkowski, Young push for increased hydropowerFairbanks Daily News-MinerFAIRBANKS — The U.S. Senate unanimously passed four pieces of legislation Thursday night that could help push Alaska’s use of hydroelectric power to the next level. Two of these bills were sponsored by Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The other …

Robbie Queen: Graduating Researcher of the Hydro Research Foundation – HydroWorld

HydroWorldRobbie Queen: Graduating Researcher of the Hydro Research FoundationHydroWorldEditor’s Note: This is the most recent in a series of profiles provided by the Hydro Research Foundation that highlight potential future members of the hydroelectric power industry and their accomplishments. The Hydro Research Foundation is actively …

Historic Miljacka Power Plant Enters Hydro Hall of Fame – Total Croatia News

Total Croatia NewsHistoric Miljacka Power Plant Enters Hydro Hall of FameTotal Croatia NewsAs part of the world’s largest hydropower conference, Hydro Vision International, organized by PennWell’s Hydro Group in Charlotte in the United States, the Miljacka Hydropower Plant, managed by the state-owned Croatian Electric Company (HEP), has …

Work on two hydroelectric projects to begin this fiscal, says Wapda chief – DAWN.com

Work on two hydroelectric projects to begin this fiscal, says Wapda chiefDAWN.comMohmand Dam Hydropower Project will store 1.2 MAF water and generate 800MW electricity,” he said while giving a briefing to the caretaker federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Ali Zafar who visited Wapda House on Tuesday. The Wapda chief termed …and more »

Why drought could limit hydropower’s role in the energy mix – Power Technology

Power TechnologyWhy drought could limit hydropower’s role in the energy mixPower TechnologyVenezuela recently imposed electricity rationing after a drought drained water from reservoirs used for hydroelectric energy generation. Here, Julian Turner talks to Peter Gleick of the Pacific Institute about climate change, the transition to a low …

State board offers Potsdam ideas like dissolution for better financial outlook, with grant incentives – North Country Now

State board offers Potsdam ideas like dissolution for better financial outlook, with grant incentivesNorth Country Now“The Village’s General Fund balance decreased by nearly 75 percent between 2012 and 2015 because of hydroelectric dam complications that forced the Village to make transfers from its General Fund to its Hydro Fund, the report notes. The Restructuring …