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20 hrs ago | Utility Products

SMUD wins FERC license for hydropower plant

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to continue operating the 688 MW Upper American River Project.

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Related Topix: Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Pacific Gas and Electric

Yesterday | CE News

GEI supports successful FERC licensing for Eagle Mountain Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project

Sacramento, Calif. - GEI Consultants, Inc. announced that client Eagle Crest Energy Company has received its license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its Eagle Mountain pumped storage hydroelectric project.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Sacramento, CA, Riverside County, CA, Desert Center, CA

Yesterday | Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Has Lowest Energy Security Rate in EU - NGO

Bulgaria is the poorest EU member state and the one plagued by the lowest rate of energy security , according to a report of local NGO Center for the Study of Democracy .

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Yesterday | Nerve News

'Foreign investment needed to harness power potential of Northeast'

Agartala, July 25 - Without foreign investment, the vast power potential of the northeastern region could not be leveraged, says the man heading the government-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation .

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Related Topix: World News, India, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

Thu Jul 24, 2014

GlobalNews

Ghost Town Mysteries: The "stolen" light bulbs of Anyox, B.C.

Mining mostly copper, the town grew to over 3,000 people in its 1920s peak. Today, the Hydroelectric Dam - the tallest in Canada when it was built - and the Power House stand, remnants of a thriving company town.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Canada NewsWire

BC Hydro Power Smart Program boosts viability for mechanical pulp producers

The Power Smart program provided an injection of over three years and is aimed at reducing energy intensity and improving energy efficiency used in the thermal-mechanical pulping process at seven pulp facilities throughout that utilizes waste steam to reduce our electrical load on the BC Hydro system.

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Related Topix: Cytec Industries, Chemicals, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

PanArmenian Network

Govt. approves partial handover of Nairit assets to Vorotan Cascade

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian government approved a draft resolution for handover of a part of Nairit CJSC assets to Vorotan Cascade of Hydroelectric Power Plants, ARKA reported.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Wall Street Journal

Taqa Pulls Out of Indian Hydroelectric Venture

United Arab Emirates' Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. has pulled out of a deal to buy two hydroelectric power plants from India's Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd. for $1.6 billion, the Indian company said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Energy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WaterWorld

CA pumped storage hydroelectric project to provide state clean energy

Today, GEI Consultants, Inc., a global geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firm, announced that client Eagle Crest Energy Company has received its license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its Eagle Mountain Hydroelectric Pumped Storage project in Southern California.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Riverside County, CA, Desert Center, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Merinews

Hirakud dam's development dream devastated

While laying the foundation stone of Hirakud dam, the then Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had said to the to be displaced villagers, "If you are to suffer, you should suffer in the interest of the country."

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Enviromental Group Asks for Rehearing on Eagle Mountain Permit

Last month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted a license for the Eagle Crest project, which plans to pump Chuckwalla Valley water into pits in the Eagle Mountain area during low energy usage periods, and release it during high-demand times to generate electricity.

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Related Topix: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

GhanaWeb

"Dumsor dumsor" end finally

Although power supply in the country over the past two weeks has improved tremendously which certainly has brought to an end the punishing load shedding exercise, government is said to be reluctant in officially announcing an end to the 'dumsor dumsor' phenomenon.

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Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Energy Northwest to operate Tieton Dam electric project

The agency will be able to do the maintenance work with current staff at its Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project, which is about 35 miles away in Lewis County.

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Related Topix: Energy, Energy Northwest, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), California

The Recorder

Watershed moment

Matt Guertin of Greenfield rolls his kayak in the unusually high water by the ledges known as the rock dam in Turners Falls on Monday.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA, Turners Falls, MA, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Energy, Charlemont, MA, Gill, MA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

MYREPUBLICA.com

UCPN-Maoist also against signing PDA with GMR

UCPN has joined hand with CPN-Maoist to protest against the Upper Karnali Hydro Power Project, saying that the ongoing Project Development Agreement with the Indian developer of the project should be made on the basis of political consensus.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Nepal, Asia

Interfax

Daily Headline News for July 21, 2014

The president of Eurocement, Mikhail Skorokhod, told Interfax that the Tashkent region's Economic Court on Monday granted a suit brought by Uzbekistan's State Competition Committee to invalidate the privatization of JSC Akhangarancement, which was based on a decree signed some 20 years ago.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Asia, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy,

MYREPUBLICA.com

General strike in Rasuwa against Ghising's sacking

Locals have imposed general strike in the district on Monday against the government's decision to recall Managing Director Kulman Ghising of Chilime Hydro Power Company .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Jul 19, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Chilime MD recall decision triggers outrage among locals

The Energy Ministrys decision to recall Managing Director Kulman Ghising of Chilime Hydro Power Company has triggered outrage among residents of Rasuwa and Sindhupalchok, where CHPCs subsidiary companies have been developing Middle Bhote Koshi Hydropower Project , Sanjen Hydroelectric Project and Sanjen Hydroelectric Project .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

ABS-CBN News

Glenda barely improves Pantabangan Dam's water level

SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines Typhoon Glenda has increased the water level in Pantabangan Dam by less than a meter, which was not sufficient to resume power generation by the First Gen Hydro Power Corp. .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Boston.com

Transmission projects aim to tap Canadian hydroelectricity

But there's a big problem: getting it here. At least five major transmission projects - some estimated to cost more than $1 billion to build - have been proposed to connect New England to this plentiful power source to the north.

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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