Archive for the ‘Hydropower’ Category

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South Africa Approves Deal for $100 Billion Inga Hydropower

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by

South Africa Approves Deal for $100 Billion Inga Hydropower The South African government approved a treaty signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo to start[...]
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Renewables to Receive Huge Chunk of $7.7 Trillion in Global Power Funding

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

Renewables to Receive Huge Chunk of $7.7 Trillion in Global Power Funding Renewable energy may receive as much as two-thirds of the $7.7 trillion of[...]
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Iceland Moves Closer to Powering Homes with Geothermal Energy

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

Iceland Moves Closer to Powering Homes with Geothermal Energy Iceland is moving closer to powering European homes using the volcanic island nation’s geothermal and hydropower[...]
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RusHydro Inaugurates New 640 MW Unit, Two More to Follow

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by

RusHydro Inaugurates New 640 MW Unit, Two More to Follow JSC RusHydro, Russia’s biggest power-generating company, has announced that a brand new 640 MW hydropower[...]
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DOE Unveils Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

DOE Unveils Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development The U.S. Department of Energy recently unveiled the “Hydropower Vision Plan” – an ambitious multi-year plan designed[...]
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U.S., World Bank Negotiate Congo’s $12 Billion Inga Hydropower Plant

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

 U.S., World Bank Negotiate Congo’s $12 Billion Inga Hydropower Plant The World Bank is in active negotiations with the U.S. government to support Congo’s 4.8[...]
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FERC Approves License for Revolutionary Tidal Energy Project

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

FERC Approves License for Revolutionary Tidal Energy Project The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued a 10-year license to Public Utility District No.1 of Snohomish[...]
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Inga 3 Hydropower Project Receives IDA Technical Assistance Grant

Posted on March 21st, 2014 by

Inga 3 Hydropower Project Receives IDA Technical Assistance Grant The World Bank Group’s Board of Directors approved a $73.1 million International Development Association grant to[...]
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Nineteen Countries Pledges to Form Africa Clean Energy Corridor

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Nineteen Countries Pledges to Form Africa Clean Energy Corridor Nineteen countries vowed to form an Africa Clean Energy Corridor to exploit the regions enormous renewable[...]
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Itaipu Hydorelectric Plant in Brazil Sets New Output Record

Posted on January 15th, 2014 by

Itaipu Hydorelectric Plant in Brazil Sets New Output Record Brazil’s 14,000 MW Itaipu hydro-electric power plant has eclipsed its own world record for annual power[...]
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Nile River Squabble Hampers Hydropower Project

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by

Nile River Squabble Hampers Hydropower Project Disagreements over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam raised doubts over future talks about Africa’s biggest hydropower project as Ethiopia[...]
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US Considers Financing Part of $12 Billion Hydropower Project in Congo

Posted on December 17th, 2013 by

US Considers Financing Part of $12 Billion Hydropower Project in Congo Rajiv Shah, head of the US Agency for International Development, said that the US[...]
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Brookfield Ventures on Hydro and Wind

Posted on November 8th, 2013 by

Brookfield Ventures on Hydro and Wind Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada’s biggest manager of alternative assets, plans to venture in South American wind farms and[...]
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Congo Open to Adding Investors to Its 4.8 Inga Hydropower Project

Posted on October 14th, 2013 by

Congo Open to Adding Investors to Its 4.8 Inga Hydropower Project The Democratic Republic of Congo is open to more investors joining three groups of[...]
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Altamont Pass Region Repowers Wind Farm

Posted on June 16th, 2012 by

Altamont Pass Region Repowers Wind Farm One of the nation’s oldest wind farms can be found in the Altamont Pass region in eastern Alameda and[...]
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Island Nations To Use Hydroelectric Power and Other Renewable Energy

Posted on May 29th, 2012 by

Island Nations To Use Hydroelectric Power and Other Renewable Energy Twenty small island states have adopted a declaration called “The Barbados Declaration” during the United Nations’[...]