Posts Tagged ‘Hydropower’

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U.S. Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to NY

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by

U.S. Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to NY The U.S. Department of Energy issued a presidential permit approving the development of a 1,000[...]
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Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project Brazil’s mines and energy ministry has released guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040[...]
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65 MW Hydropower Plant in British Columbia Shelved

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

65 MW Hydropower Plant in British Columbia Shelved Fortis Generation Similkameen LP has suspended its plans to develop the Similkameen River hydroelectric project in British[...]
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Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain Spanish utility Iberdrola reports that it has modernized almost half of its 92 small hydropower projects over[...]
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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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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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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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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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China Doubles Pace of Adding Renewables Amid Push to Cut Pollution

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by

China Doubles Pace of Adding Renewables Amid Push to Cut Pollution China doubled the pace of injecting renewable energy capacity for most of the year[...]
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China to Build More Renewable Facilities than U.S. , EU and Japan Combined

Posted on November 14th, 2013 by

China to Build More Renewable Facilities than U.S. , EU and Japan Combined According to the International Energy Agency, China is expected to build more[...]
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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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Solar Plane Completes Its Second Flight

Posted on July 7th, 2012 by

Solar Plane Completed Its Second Flight The Solar Impulse has already completed its first flight from Switzerland to Morocco last June. Recently, it has also[...]
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EU and Ukraine Sign Nuclear Energy Agreement

Posted on April 19th, 2011 by

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the infamous Chernobyl nuclear disaster and in its honor, the European commission has signed a renewed nuclear deal with Ukraine. Also, the results of the Shell Eco-Marathon contest and biofueled race car takes home second place in race.