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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’[...]
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Liqum’s Strategy For Water Quality

Posted on September 21st, 2011 by

Tommi Uhari, CEO of Liqum, discusses at the GCCA California Cleantech Collaboration, how his company is tackling some of the world’s water quality problems.
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Kemira’s Future In Water Treatment

Posted on September 7th, 2011 by

Don Rutz, VP of Kemira, discusses the importance of water quality and how his company is tackling the world’s water challenges at the GCCA California[...]
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Chinese Energy Policies Harming Neighbors

Posted on July 22nd, 2011 by

China’s omnivorous energy requirements have been attracting increasing attention as of late, as Beijing attempts to secure any and all sources of power for its[...]
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Why Energy Research Is Critical To Solving Today’s Problems

Posted on April 11th, 2011 by

Dr. Ray Orbach, Director of The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses how the University of Texas’s extensive stable of experienced researchers[...]
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Ocean Renewable Power Making Tidal Energy Generation A Reality

Posted on October 30th, 2010 by

Chris Sauer, President and CEO of Ocean Renewable Power, discusses the different tidal generation technologies that his company is developing.