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Dams spell catastrophe for Cambodia, but an alternative exists – Southeast Asia Globe

Southeast Asia GlobeDams spell catastrophe for Cambodia, but an alternative existsSoutheast Asia GlobeThe deadly dam collapse in Laos in late July brings Cambodia’s own grand plans for hydropower into question – and thrusts solar power to the forefront of the Kingdom’s quest for energy independence. Twelve years ago, a Chinese state-owned company …

100-MW Tidong hydropower project in India acquired by Statkraft – HydroWorld

HydroWorld100-MW Tidong hydropower project in India acquired by StatkraftHydroWorldStatkraft says it has “extensive industrial experience from hydropower in India,” citing its 49% share in the 108-MW Malana and 192-MW Allain Duhangan hydro facilities. “We are very pleased to announce this deal, which positions Statkraft well for …and more »

Guest Opinion: Renewable hydro generation and art deco architecture are Great Depression’s lasting legacy – HydroWorld

HydroWorldGuest Opinion: Renewable hydro generation and art deco architecture are Great Depression’s lasting legacyHydroWorldBy Susan Jackson. One of my first engineering assignment locations was at Santee Cooper’s Jefferies Generating Station, which included a hydroelectric facility. It was a beautiful place to work because of the strong design features and visual drama of …

Hydro Newsletter – Volume 5, Issue 9: August 31, 2018 – The National Law Review

Hydro Newsletter – Volume 5, Issue 9: August 31, 2018The National Law ReviewMost significant to hydro, the ACE rule defines the “best system of emission reduction” (BSER) from existing coal-fired plants as heat-rate efficiency improvements at the emitting unit. This “inside the fence” BSER determination reflects a different …

Three new hydroelectric projects now operating in Peru – Electric Light & Power

Electric Light & PowerThree new hydroelectric projects now operating in PeruElectric Light & PowerCommercial operation of three small hydro projects in Peru has begun: 19.9-MW Angel 1, 19.9-MW Angel II and 19.9-MW Angel III. Each plant cost US$20 million to $26 million to build, according to BNamericas. Generadora de Energia del Peru operates …and more »

India rejects Pakistan’s objections on two hydropower projects – Economic Times

Economic TimesIndia rejects Pakistan’s objections on two hydropower projectsEconomic TimesIt begins work on building hydro power projects on the Pakistani rivers and the Pakistani government raises objections afterwards. Unless the Pakistani government seriously takes up these matters with India it will not get relief,” he said, adding that …India rejects Pakistan’s objections on hydro projects as Indus Waters Treaty talks end: OfficialHindustan TimesIndus Water Treaty: India refutes Pak’s spin on just-concluded Indus …Times of IndiaIndia, Pakistan agree on IWT mandated tours to both sides of Indus basinLivemintRadio Pakistan (press release)all 115 news articles »

China eyes exit, Nepal’s West Seti hydropower project in jeopardy – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChina eyes exit, Nepal’s West Seti hydropower project in jeopardySouth China Morning PostThe signing of the MOU in 2012 was then seen as the beginning of a partnership between Nepal and China in harnessing Nepal’s rich hydro sources, a sector that was once monopolised by India. China had entered Nepal’s hydropower market a year after …and more »

Africa to suffer major blackouts as climate change dries up hydropower dams, scientists warn – The Independent

The IndependentAfrica to suffer major blackouts as climate change dries up hydropower dams, scientists warnThe IndependentBut the scientists behind the paper warned that current efforts to mobilise the region’s vast hydroelectric potential may face challenges, while urging regional governments to launch their own investigations into these potential risks. “Unpredictable …and more »

Ganje: The leviathan in the Missouri – Tri-State Livestock News

Tri-State Livestock NewsGanje: The leviathan in the MissouriTri-State Livestock NewsThis agency of the Department of Defense is the nation’s largest single producer of hydroelectricity. Hydropower plants and dams are authorized by Congress under the Flood Control Act of 1944, commonly called the “Pick-Sloan Act.” The Act authorized …

Pakistan’s concerns over India’s hydropower projects remain after opening round of talks – DAWN.com

DAWN.comPakistan’s concerns over India’s hydropower projects remain after opening round of talksDAWN.comPakal Dul dam-cum-hydropower project is three times larger than Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project that Pakistan believes has been built in violation of the treaty. Islamabad is seeking international arbitration without success at the level of …Water talks: Pakistan objects to India’s hydropower projectsPakistan TodayPakistan’s concerns over India’s hydropower projects remainPakistan ObserverObjections on two hydropower projects conveyed to Indian delegationDaily TimesARY NEWS -Global Village space (blog) -Radio Pakistan (press release)all 76 news articles »

Quebec hydro project could spoil a pristine Maine wilderness … – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsQuebec hydro project could spoil a pristine Maine wilderness …Bangor Daily NewsThe woods, streams and rivers of western Maine and the creatures that live there cannot be restored once they are desecrated. Maine’s unique sway over our …CMP’s Quebec Hydro Project Could Spoil a Pristine Maine WildernessNatural Resources Council of Maine (press release) (blog)all 2 news articles »

Green group favours impact assessment of each hydro project in Himachal – Business Standard

Business StandardGreen group favours impact assessment of each hydro project in HimachalBusiness StandardThe committee, at its meeting on Tuesday, will consider the grant of environment clearance to public sector Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Ltd’s 219 MW Luhri Stage I Hydro Electricity Project, which is proposed downstream of the 420 MW Rampur hydro …and more »

Hydro facility remains idle following drilling accident – vtdigger.org

vtdigger.orgHydro facility remains idle following drilling accidentvtdigger.orgAir bubbles churn up from beneath the Walloomsac River in early May, apparently resulting from an air drilling operation under the Paper Mill covered bridge and just upstream from Vermont Tissue Paper mill dam and Bill Scully’s hydroelectric facility.