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  1. Dam fight bubbling up in SwantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    A battle is brewing in Swanton over plans for an old dam, and the future of the Missisquoi River fishery. SWANTON'S NEW PLAN TO CHANGE THAT.


  2. How trout release equals more energy for Sacramento ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Tens of thousands of rainbow trout were released into El Dorado County reservoirs Thursday on behalf of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. In return, SMUD is able to produce hydroelectricity.


  3. Thousands of fish released into El Dorado Co. reservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCRA-TV Sacramento



  4. Tretheway Creek Hydro Project comes onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Agassiz Harrison Observer

    On hand for the tour of the new Tretheway Creek Hydro Project last week were Laurie Throness ; Michel Letellier ; Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett; Mark Poweska ; Chief Don Harris ; Chief Harvey Paul . A private hydro project capable of providing electricity to 7,300 home annually was powered up north of Harrison Hot Springs this week.


  5. Dam removal plan to feds by end of 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Times-Standard

    A plan to decommission and remove four dams along California and Oregon's Klamath River may go before a federal agency for consideration before the end of the year. But Karuk Tribe Natural Resources Policy Adviser Craig Tucker said that a decision on the now 6-year-old dam-removal proposal could still face obstacles.


  6. Committee recommends hydropower purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Nashua Telegraph

    An aldermanic committee has unanimously recommended the full board buy the Mine Falls hydropower project between Dec. 15, 2016 and Dec. 15, 2017. City community development officials said they do not believe it is realistic to expect the city will be ready to close on the project by the December 2016 deadline, but expect negotiations will be complete by spring 2017.


  7. Axiom Holdings Inc. Enters Into Negotiations to Acquire Chinese Hydro-Electric Power PlantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Market Wire

    The plants will be purchased by a newly formed subsidiary of Axiom Holdings Inc., and will be 100% wholly-owned by the parent company commonly known as a WOFE . The plants generate approximately 44,000 KW of power.


  8. BOI-approved investments surge to P186.5-B in 1st semRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sun-Star

    INVESTMENTS registered with the Philippine Board of Investments rose by 103 percent year-on-year to P186.51 billion in the first semester of the year, the Department of Trade and Industry said. Buoyed by power and transportation infrastructure projects, the increase in investments registration figures were generated from 162 projects, which are expected to create some 30,207 jobs when fully operational, the Trade chief said.


  9. New investments double in first half to P186.51 BRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Manila Bulletin

    Investments registered with the Philippine Board of Investments doubled in the first six months of 2016, reaching P186.51 billion, or 103 percent higher than the P92.02-billion approved investment pledges in the same period last year Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez, who is also BOI chairman, noted that since the numbers already covered the months of May and June, the growth is indicative of continued investor confidence as the country transitions to the Administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Lopez cited that BOI-approved investments in June alone grew by 254 percent compared to same month of the previous year.


  10. Innergex Innergex celebrates the commissioning of the Tretheway Creek Hydroelectric FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Electric Energy Online

    On July 7, 2016, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held for the commissioning of the Tretheway Creek Hydroelectric Facility. Attending the event will be Minister Bennett, Ministry of Energy and Mines, MLA Laurie Throness from Chilliwack-Hope, along with representatives from BC Hydro, Douglas First Nation, Sts'ailes First Nation, the Fraser Valley Regional District and Clean Energy BC, to celebrate Innergex's 15th hydroelectric project in British Columbia .


  11. Yala requests cloudseeding operation amid low water reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Pattaya Mail

    The latest report from the Information Center of Hydro Power Plant puts the water behind Bang Lang Dam at 220.59 million cubic meters, or just under 19 percent of capacity. The chief of staff at Bang Lang Dam Power Plant, which is situated in Bannang Sata district of Yala province, has reached out for assistance from the provincial Royal Irrigation Office, requesting a cloudseeding operation over Bannang Sata and Than To districts.


  12. Guest column: Base power plan on clean, not renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... In 2014, nuclear energy accounted for nearly 63 percent of carbon-free electric resources nationwide. Hydroelectric power was second at nearly 20 percent. Here in Washington, due to the many dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers, hydroelectric power ...


  13. Pak to take India to the Hague over Indus conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Times of India

    A two-day meeting between India and Pakistan on the Kishenganga and Ratle hydroelectric projects has failed to produce a breakthrough. Pakistan is now determined to approach the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, Netherlands.


  14. Pak to seek arbitration if water dispute with India not resolvedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 16 : Pakistan will move the International Court of Arbitration to restrain India from building two major hydropower projects on Jhelum and Chenab, the two rivers assigned to Islamabad under the 1960s Indus Waters Treaty. "Pakistan to move international court of arbitration," tweeted Federal Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Mohammad Asif, who also holds the portfolio of Federal Minister for Defence.


  15. Millers River clean-up in Orange set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Recorder

    The water level has been temporarily lowered so Mini-Watt Hydroelectric, which has a power generator off West River Street and is owned by a corporation of the same name with a Holyoke mailing address, can rehabilitate its dam.


  16. SaskPower reports lower profits, outlines spending plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | GlobalNews

    To keep up with increasing demand, SaskPower is planning to invest $1 billion a year in capital projects, according to the Crown corporation's latest report. SaskPower's operating income for 2015, according to the report, was $124 million.


  17. Power supply: Faulty Shiroro Hydro Station generator comes on streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Vanguard

    Minna-One of the four units of the turbine generator that collapsed at the multimillion Naira Shiroro Hydro station about six years ago has finally been repaired. The unit which has a capacity of 150 mega watts was repaired at a cost of 8.5 million dollars and is expected to generate to full capacity of 600MW from its present 450MW.


  18. Clean energy IPP near Harrison Lake up and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Chilliwack Times

    Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness was with Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett last week to celebrate the latest in a series of run-of-river hydroelectric facilities in the Harrison Lake area. The Tretheway Creek Hydro Project is a 21.2-megawatt facility approximately 50 kilometres north of Harrison Hot Springs that will produce enough energy to power about 7,300 homes.


  19. Old Green Is The New Black: Hydroelectric Dams Linked To Food Web HavocRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Scientific Blogging

    A decade ago, ancient technology - using natural water to perform work - was the green goal. Today, dams are bad but now wind is back in fashion.


  20. Cabinet approves revised cost estimates of Bhutan hydro projectRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 13 : The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for revised cost estimates of Rs 7,290.62 crore for the 1,020 MW Punatsangchhu-II Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan. The total cost escalation for the project, at this stage, is Rs 3,512.82 crore.