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  • Surge in UK hydropower schemes

    The number of small-scale hydropower schemes to generate energy from rivers in England and Wales has surged in the last decade, according to figures from the Environment Agency. The number of new licences issued by the Government agency for hydropower schemes has increased by a factor of six since 2000. Thirty-one new licences for ...

  • Hydropower illuminates a piece of history

    Hydropower is making its return to one of the UK’s grand houses, which almost 140 years ago pioneered the use of water to provide electricity. A modern version of an ancient device, the Archimedes screw, has been installed at the Cragside mansion, in north-east England, to harness the power of a stream in the grounds and provide lighting for the house − which in 1878 became the first ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Powerhouse to aid salmon, boost hydropower

    Puget Sound Energy has begun constructing a new powerhouse on northwest Washington's Baker River to aid salmon runs while boosting the utility's output of renewable hydroelectricity. The 30-megawatt power plant is the latest in a series of major fish-enhancement initiatives undertaken by PSE as part of its 50-year federal operating license for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project. Among other ...

  • Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer PÖYRY PLC          Press release 9 November 2012 Pöyry's Energy Business Group ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico

    Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico  This research report on Hydropower Energy presents an in-depth analysis of the development, applications, products, manufacturers, and trends in the development of the hydropower resources in the ...


  • Departments of energy and interior announce $26.6 million in funding to develop advanced hydropower technologies

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced $26.6 million in funding for research and development projects to advance hydropower technology, including pumped storage hydropower. This funding is focused on development of innovative technologies that can produce power more efficiently, reduce costs and increase sustainable ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Building a more environmentally-friendly future

    It may not be the tallest building in the Pearl River Delta region, but it could be one of the few that aims for a lofty goal: zero net impact on energy consumption. Construction of the Pearl River Tower, located in the booming new central business district of Guangzhou, which began in 2006, is due to be completed by the end of this year, said Jaime Velez, a principal designer from the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The state of North Rhine-Westphalia and RWE Innogy officially inaugurated pilot plant for fish protection

    North Rhine-Westphalian Environment Minister, Johannes Remmel, and Dr. Hans Bünting, CEO of RWE Innogy, today officially inaugurated the fish protection pilot plant at the hydropower station of Unkelmühle. The power plant on the Sieg river has been converted into a pilot plant for fish protection as from 2011 to allow upstream and downstream fish migration at this point of the Sieg ...


    By RWE AG

  • Generating renewable energy from ocean and river currents

    A device designed to capture and convert energy from ocean and river currents has been developed to provide a source of clean and renewable energy. The designers suggest that energy produced by the device will be cheaper than that from either solar or wind power and offer distinct advantages over standard hydropower technologies. Unlike other forms of hydropower technologies, such as turbines and ...

  • Lucid Energy and Portland Water Bureau Installing the City’s First In-pipe Hydroelectric System

    The Portland Water Bureau, the City of Portland, Oregon and Lucid Energy, a provider of ...


    By PRWeb

  • Oregon offshore wind energy farm project announced

    A Seattle company is being given the green light to develop plans to build the West Coast's first offshore wind energy farm - five floating turbines off Oregon's Coos Bay, federal and state officials said Wednesday. The 30-megawatt pilot project was announced at a press conference by Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell ...


    By Associated Press

  • Energy Department Announces $150 Million in Tax Credits to Invest in U.S. Clean Energy Manufacturing

    Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to continue America’s leadership in clean energy innovation, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced $150 million in clean energy tax credits to build U.S. capabilities in clean energy manufacturing. The credits will go towards investments in domestic manufacturing equipment by 12 businesses. Through the Advanced Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Climate change impact report

    The US Department of the Interior has released a report that assesses climate change risks and how these risks could impact water operations, hydropower, flood control and fish and wildlife in the western US. The report to Congress represents the first consistent and coordinated assessment of risks to future water supplies across eight major reclamation river basins. “Water is the ...

  • The solutions to environmental and energy problems have to be coordinated

    The Gulf oil spill brings home the message that there is shifting balance between the creature comforts we seek and the cost of obtaining them. This cost is measured not only in dollars but also in reduction in our life quality. The McIlvaine Company has undertaken two major efforts to help provide a coordinated basis for energy and environmental decision making. The first effort is to provide ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Dual-purpose water transmission facility earns award from American Society of Civil Engineers in San Diego

    Environmentally Friendly Pressure Control and Hydroelectric Facility Recognized as Outstanding Project San Diego, Calif. – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that the Rancho Penasquitos Pressure Control and Hydroelectric Facility (RPPCHF) received the Outstanding Project Award for 2006 from the San Diego Section of the American ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • China Warns of Three Gorges Dam Catastrophe

    WUHAN, Hubei, China, September 26, 2007 (ENS) - Chinese officials and experts have admitted the Three Gorges Dam project has caused an array of ecological ills, including more frequent landslides and pollution, and if preventive measures are not taken, there could be an environmental 'catastrophe.' While the dam has served as a barrier against seasonal flooding threatening the ...

  • Renewable Energy in the US: Policy, Investment, Capacity, Growth and Outlook now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce Renewable Energy in the US: Policy, Investment, Capacity, Growth and Outlook Market Research Report in its Store.   Browse complete Report at ...


  • ABB cables connect the world’s power systems

    The orders are from an impressive cross-section of utilities, grid operators and large industrial energy consumers. They want stable grids, an efficient and reliable way to trade energy, and the ability to deliver electric power in an environmentally friendly and cost effective way, from the mainland to consumers at sea, or from the sea to consumers on the mainland. Some current projects using ...


    By ABB

  • ABB technologies that changed the world Part one: HVDC

    Some of the world’s biggest cities – New York, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Delhi and Johannesburg – receive huge volumes of electric power, often transported over thousands of kilometers with remarkably low losses and minimal environmental impact, thanks to this ABB innovation. National and regional power grids throughout Europe and the Americas interconnect their power grids and ...


    By ABB

  • Remote-control boat speeds reservoir surveys

    As the regulatory requirement to assess reservoirs and lakes expands to include smaller bodies of water, HR Wallingford has developed a remote control boat which is able to collect hydrometric data quickly, simply, safely and accurately. The ARC-Boat employs a sophisticated SonTek (a Xylem company) M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) which is a 5-beam depth sounding device that scans the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

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