Hydroelectric Power

Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy

Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts waste into energy, next to a filthy open-air dump in Addis Ababa where a landslide last …

Manufacturing Sector

Check dams will be constructed at ₹1,000 crore in three years: Edappadi

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said in Erode on Sunday that check dams will be constructed across the State over a three year period at a …

India News

Solar energy rebates are a bright idea for utilities like Manitoba Hydro

When I arrived at West Hawk Lake to help open up our family cottage for the season, I was curious to see how far our next-door neighbours had gotten …

Solar Power

Laos Still Bullish on Dams Despite Fatal Catastrophe

The catastrophic collapse of a dam in Laos has poured fuel onto an already fiery debate about the future of hydropower in the region. Laos has long …


Kerala MLA breaks down on live TV as flood situation worsens, pleads for helicopters

‘Please ask Narendra Modi to give us helicopters, otherwise 50,000 people will die,’ said Saji Cherian, the legislator from Chengannur in Alapuzzha …

India News

Zimbabwe poised for significant power boost as China ratchets up investment - Xinhua

HARARE, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe is poised for a major energy boom that could significantly lower its reliance on imports once China completes …

News (China)

64,470 people rescued in Chengannur, Kuttanad

An unprecedented rescue and relief operations have been launched in the flood-hit areas of Chengannur and Kuttanad taluks in Alappuzha district.<p>With …

Armed Forces

Acceleration of mountain glacier melt could impact Pacific Northwest water supplies

Accelerated melting of mountain glaciers in the Cascade Range could impact water supplies in the Pacific Northwest region over the coming decades, …

Global Warming

Floodgates at Tom Miller Dam will be replaced starting next week, LCRA says

Two barges will be on site to replace each of the floodgates one at a time to keep the dam working.

Colorado River

EU okays 144 million euro Danish renewable energy schemes

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU state aid regulators approved on Friday three Danish renewable energy schemes, worth a total 144 million euros ($164 million), as part of the Scandinavian country’s goal of loosening its dependence on fossil fuels by 2050.<p>The three projects will support electricity …

Renewable Energy

Ontario to spend $182 million replacing aging OPP detachments | The Star

The Ontario government is replacing nine aging provincial police detachments, with construction set to start this fall.<p>The province says it will …


Scientists deploy damage assessment tool in Laos relief efforts

The July 23 failure of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam unleashed more than 130 billion gallons of water on rural villages in southern Laos, in …

Space Travel

3 Dividend-Growth Stocks to Light Up Your TFSA Income Portfolio

Canadian investors are searching for quality dividend stocks to provide reliable and growing income.Let’s take a look at three utility companies that …


Floating in Neck-Deep Water in His Own Home, Kerala Man Makes Desperate Plea Via Video

While rescue operations are on across the state, Kerala CM Pirayai Vijayan on Thursday announced that the water level is likely to increase.<p>Yet …

India News

Japan power firms' April LNG consumption falls 26.7 pct from a year...

Hydroelectric Power

Somebody broke into Kugluktuk's power plant and shut off the power

RCMP are looking for whoever broke into a power plant in Kugluktuk, Nunavut, on Monday and cut off power for the whole community.<p>"Culprits had gained …


Rain pours into Norway's dams, securing winter power supply

OSLO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Norway’s power supply, entirely dependent on hydroelectric dams, will be secure this winter, the energy regulator said on Thursday, as long-awaited rains have begun filling reservoirs.<p>A run of exceptionally warm, dry months until early August depleted Norway’s water …


New 9.8 Megawatt Solar Farm In Gallup, New Mexico, Will Save City $785,000 In First 8 Years

By taking advantage of otherwise unusable land located in a floodplain, and with financing provided by the solar company itself, Gallup, New Mexico, …

New Mexico

Floods hit Carborundum Universal's hydel power plant in Kerala

Carborundum Universal has provided an update on the impact of Kerala rains on its operations, as its electrominerals division contributes about 26 per

Business (India)

Regulators pull money from controversial downtown Minneapolis riverfront power project

Crown Hydro attorney says the project is “not feasible financially” without the money, but the firm’s owner disagrees.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

BRIEF-Indsil Hydro Power And Manganese Says Operations in Idukki Temporarily Suspended

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Financial Markets

Feather River Canyon flows to be increased this weekend

BELDEN — Flows in a stretch of the Feather River Canyon will be increased this weekend for whitewater enthusiasts, and the public is advised to take …

Hydroelectric Power

Belo Monte: there is nothing green or sustainable about these mega-dams

There are few dams in the world that capture the imagination as much as Belo Monte, built on the “Big Bend” of the Xingu river in the Brazilian …


The Carlsberg Cabin In Cornwall, England

Carlsberg makes a delicious lager. Now, you can enjoy a pint in the middle of nowhere – and sleep it off, too, at the Carlsberg Cabin in the U.K., …


Canadian utility buys US hydropower producer for $300M

​Ontario Power Generation will purchase Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC, which owns small hydropower dams across the United States.


DTE to build $1 billion natural gas-fired power plant in St. Clair County

EAST CHINA TWP., MI - Officials are set to break ground on a $1 billion DTE Energy natural gas-fired power plant in St. Clair County that will power …

Fossil Fuels

Arunachal CM stresses state's hydropower potential

Itanagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Recalling years of economic struggle post-statehood in 1987, with lingering memories of war with China in 1962, Arunachal …


Wild Salmon Should Unite Us • The National Wildlife Federation Blog

People in the Pacific Northwest and beyond have been fighting over dams on the Snake River since the last of the floodgates closed in 1975, when the …


Laos decision to halt new dams welcomed by Mekong monitor

A decision by Laos to suspend new hydropower investments and review existing projects was applauded by a regional river monitor Wednesday, after a …

Business (South Africa)

Omega Geração acquires 50% of 312 MW Pirapora solar complex in Brazil

Brazilian hydro and wind power operator, Omega Geração S.A. has acquired a 50% interest in the Pirapora solar complex in the Brazilian state of Minas …

Development Bank