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Holter Dam celebrates 100 years in Montana – KPAX-TV

KPAX-TVHolter Dam celebrates 100 years in MontanaKPAX-TVMade of concrete and steel, the 1,300-foot long, 100-foot tall hydroelectric dam holds back the Missouri River to form the Holter Reservoir. NorthWestern Energy owns and operates the facility as a…

SMC power unit to invest ‘heavily’ in RE – Business Mirror

SMC power unit to invest ‘heavily’ in REBusiness MirrorTHE power unit of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) vows to “heavily” invest in the renewable-energy (RE) sector of up to 10,000 megawatts (MW) in a bid to further expand its presence in the energy industry. “We are going to heavily invest in hydro, …and more »

Laos Dam Failure Exposes Cracks in a Secretive Government’s Agenda – New York Times

New York TimesLaos Dam Failure Exposes Cracks in a Secretive Government’s AgendaNew York TimesLaos has been promoting hydroelectric power investments since the 1990s, and while initial financing came from the World Bank and other development agencies, the clear trend has been toward corporate funding, said Philip Hirsch, an emeritus professor …and more »

Commentary: The Laos dam collapse, and the hidden costs of the Mekong’s hydroelectric plans – Channel NewsAsia

The Japan TimesCommentary: The Laos dam collapse, and the hidden costs of the Mekong’s hydroelectric plansChannel NewsAsiaSYDNEY: Beyond concern for the undoubted human costs of the collapse of a dam in Laos, this event once again focuses attention on the long-term effect of the massive expansion of hydropower in the Mekong Basin. While international attention has tended …Locals reap little benefit in Laos’s controversial hydroelectricity ambitionsThe Japan Times8 dead, 123 missing after dam collapses in LaosecnsFlooding from Laos hydroelectric dam leaves hundreds missingKRMGReuters -Global Timesall 337 news articles »

Laos vows action after dam failure with 131 still missing – CBS News

The Edge Markets MYLaos vows action after dam failure with 131 still missingCBS NewsSANAMXAY, Laos — Lao authorities ordered closer monitoring of hydroelectric facilities as they investigate why a dam in the country’s southeast collapsed earlier this week, killing at least 27 people and leaving 131 missing. Floodwaters that rose to …Mega First’s hydropower project in Laos unaffected by dam collapseThe Edge Markets MYQuestions raised following deadly Laos dam collapseKVEO-TVTroops search for survivors after deadly Laos dam collapse leaves 131 missingCBC.caGulf Timesall 322 news articles »

Death Toll Likely to Rise After Dam Failure at Laos Hydro Project – POWER magazine

POWER magazineDeath Toll Likely to Rise After Dam Failure at Laos Hydro ProjectPOWER magazineMore than two dozen people have died in southeastern Laos after part of a newly built hydroelectric dam broke on July 23, flooding nearby villages. Government officials on July 25 said it had confirmed 26 deaths, with fears the death toll will rise …In Laos, a Boom, and Then, ‘The Water Is Coming!’ – The New York …New York TimesLaos disaster reveals the ugly side of hydropower in Southeast AsiaDeutsche WelleHundreds Missing, Some Dead as Laos Hydropower Dam CollapsesBloombergWall Street Journalall 495 news articles »

Senate bill to extend Gibson Hydro license – Choteau Acantha

Senate bill to extend Gibson Hydro licenseChoteau AcanthaThe U.S. Senate recently passed a bill sponsored by Sen. Steve Daines and Jon Tester to ensure the completion of the Gibson Dam Hydro Project near Augusta. The bill will provide for the six-year …

Deaths confirmed, many still missing after Laos dam failure – CBS News

POWER magazineDeaths confirmed, many still missing after Laos dam failureCBS NewsPAKSE, Laos — Rescuers were searching Wednesday for villagers left missing when part of a newly built dam broke in southeastern Laos, flooding the surrounding countryside and killing at least 19 people. More than 6,000 people lost their homes when the …In Laos, a Boom, and Then, ‘The Water Is Coming!’ – The New York …New York TimesDeath Toll Likely to Rise After Dam Failure at Laos Hydro ProjectPOWER magazineHundreds Missing, Some Dead as Laos Hydropower Dam CollapsesBloombergDeutsche Welleall 495 news articles »

$30 million hydroelectric project on track at Gibson Dam – Great Falls Tribune

Great Falls Tribune$30 million hydroelectric project on track at Gibson DamGreat Falls TribuneIf the retrofit occurs, the Gibson project would be the 24th hydroelectric dam in Montana, the nation’s fifth-largest producer of hydropower. “Because the project expired, this bill would reinstate the project with a new deadline,” Greenfields Manager …

US extends five hydro dam construction licenses – Next Big Future

Next Big FutureUS extends five hydro dam construction licensesNext Big FutureThe Gathright Hydro Project will be built at the Corps’ Gathright Dam in Alleghany County, Virginia near the Town of Falling Spring, about 5 miles from the West Virginia border. The Gathright Project has a capacity of 3.7 MW. The single generating unit …

Laos hydroelectric power ambitions under scrutiny – BBC News

BBC NewsLaos hydroelectric power ambitions under scrutinyBBC NewsA devastating collapse at a dam has put the spotlight on Laos’ energy ambitions. Sitting on South East Asia’s Mekong River, Laos has in recent years invested heavily in hydroelectric power. The landlocked country sells much of this electricity abroad …Laos Dam Collapse Leaves Hundreds Missing and Homes Washed AwayNew York TimesLaos dam collapse: Hundreds missing, feared dead as hydroelectric power plant gives wayThe IndependentLaos dam collapse: hundreds missing after villages floodedThe GuardianBBC News -CBS News -ABC Newsall 309 news articles »

Huge Metal Maker Closes in on Facebook in Power-Deal Ranking – Bloomberg

BloombergHuge Metal Maker Closes in on Facebook in Power-Deal RankingBloombergNorsk Hydro ASA sealed a power purchase agreement to buy electricity for 29 years from an offshore wind farm planned in Sweden. It’s the longest duration for deals of that kind in Europe, according to data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.