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PLN seals deal with 53 renewable developers – Jakarta Post

Jakarta PostPLN seals deal with 53 renewable developersJakarta PostThe electricity prices of the 49 mini-hydro power plants range from 6.54 to 7.89 US cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), in accordance to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministerial Decree N…

Climate change: Green energy solutions – Himalayan Times

Himalayan TimesClimate change: Green energy solutionsHimalayan TimesRivers originating from snowy mountains along with those which originating from the mid-hill region and Siwalik region have bountiful potential of producing hydroelectricity — 83,000 MW as said by Hari Man Singh 50 years ago. However, the …

Down the Mighty Columbia River, Where a Power Struggle Looms – New York Times

New York TimesDown the Mighty Columbia River, Where a Power Struggle LoomsNew York TimesBonneville power managers repeatedly hit the off switch on wind this year in Sherman — curtailment is the term — because too much water was coming through the dams after last winter’s huge snowpack, which in turn meant more hydroelectricity flowing …and more »

Northern Pass in-service date pushed back – The Union Leader

Northern Pass in-service date pushed backThe Union LeaderIn another submission, TDI-New England submitted two proposals, including one that would transmit hydropower from Hydro-Quebec into New England via the proposed New England Clean Power Link in Vermont. That is fully permitted and shovel-ready …Eversource and Hydro-Québec Offer Two Proposals to Clean …Business Wire (press release)all 10 news articles »

Cameroon’s forest people pay price for country’s hydropower ambitions – Reuters

Cameroon’s forest people pay price for country’s hydropower ambitionsReuters“This hydro-dam project has made life perilous for us,” Anatole told Thomson Reuters Foundation. “The first phase of the project has brought human encroachment, destroyed our forest land and is scaring away all the animals. We are obliged to go farming …and more »

City wants to leave behind hydro, hone in on solar – WCTV

WCTVCity wants to leave behind hydro, hone in on solarWCTVTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The City of Tallahassee is opting to leave behind hydro-power to hone in on solar power. The City is looking to get out of its lease with the Federal Energy Regulator…

Cube celebrates Narrows Dam’s 100th birthday – Stanly News & Press

Cube celebrates Narrows Dam’s 100th birthdayStanly News & PressAccording to Cube, hydropower produced 62 percent of total U.S. renewable electricity generation in 2010. The National Hydropower Association estimates the U.S. can double its hydroelectric power by 2030 in an environmentally safe and sound manner.