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  1. Malaysia: NGOs write to Princess Anne, claim Sarawak power firm withheld Murum Dam factsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    The Murum Hydroelectric Plant is located in the Belaga District, Kapit Division.. The plant provides up to 944MW electricty for Sarawak, and additional power for the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy .


  2. Thank Alabama's strong energy industry for reliable powerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... electricity generated by biomass sources and is 17th in the number of producing natural gas wells Hydroelectric power is also a key source of energy for Alabamians, producing 75 percent of the state's generation from renewable resources. It is ...


  3. Berkeley County crews renew search, still cannot find missing Santee Cooper security guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Post and Courier

    Authorities in Berkeley County on Monday reinvigorated their effort to find a security guard who disappeared earlier this month at a Santee Cooper facility, but they again came up empty. Michael Curry, 55, missed a routine check-in Feb. 1 during his rounds at the Jefferies Hydroelectric Station on Lake Moultrie.


  4. HRW on purpose attempts to spoil Ethio-Kenyan re...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Walta Information Centre

    It is incredible why the so called Human Rights Watch aimed to target Ethiopian mega projects with unjustified reasons. If all its reports in the past fifteen consecutive years in connection to Ethiopia are assessed, it is sad to say that the reports are full of fabricated stories.


  5. New era of big dam building on the Mekong?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | ABC News

    More than 50 years have passed since Australian engineers from the Snowy Hydroelectric Authority did site studies for the huge Sambor Dam on the Mekong River in Cambodia, but the mega project is now back on the drawing board. The Cambodian Government has signalled it will give permission for new feasibility studies on the proposed Sambor Dam--and two others nearby--to dual Australian/Cambodian citizen, Kith Meng from the Royal Group.


  6. Hydroelectric Power: More Deadly than Nuclear and GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Guy Fawkes' blog

    California's Oroville dam crisis demonstrates the major risk of hydroelectric power generation: massive flooding after structural collapse. Using official data from the International Energy Agency and OECD, the New Scientist calculates a global death scale for various energy sources.


  7. Amazon rain forest shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fox News

    It is an all-time record that has set off a loud alarm among scientists, environmentalists and everyone who knows that the region is not only the so-called "lung of the planet" but also home to about 2.5 million species of insects, tens of thousands of plants and about 2,000 birds and mammals. According to the latest report by the National Institute for Space Research , the Brazilian agency that monitors deforestation, between July 2015 and August 2016 roughly 3,100 square miles went up in smoke mostly to give way to farmland and further cement the country's position as the world's top exporter of meat products.


  8. Over $1.5 billion to be invested in Armenia's energy sector between 2017 and 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 15. /ARKA/. More than $1.5 billion will be invested in Armenia's energy sector over a period between 2017 and 2019.


  9. Japanese firm invests US $ 1mn in 700 kW mini hydro project in ErathnaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Colombo Page

    Feb 14, Colombo: A US$ 1 million investment by a renowned Japanese investor Zero Plus Co. Ltd paves the way for 700 kilowatt mini hydro project at Erathna in Ratnapura.


  10. Centre is all set to start stalled works of 2000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydro projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... colleagues had inspected the construction site of the hydro electric project and assured to the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) officials to sort out the problems for halted construction works soon. Khandu said that, the state ...


  11. CVPPL pays Rs 433 crore compensation for hydropower project12 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | India.com

    Jammu, Feb 13 State-run Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited has paid Rs 433 crores as compensation to Forest Department for diversion of forest land for Pakal Dul Hydroelectric Power project. The compensation includes diversion of forest land on the right bank of Marusadar river, land of Kishtwar high altitude national park and a corpus fund for protection and conservation of wildlife, an officer of the state Power Department said.


  12. Will sort out problems of Subansiri Hydro Electric Project: KhanduRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | Nerve News

    Dollongmukh , Feb 12 - The Arunachal Pradesh government will soon work to sort out the problems that have stalled implementation of the 2,000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Sunday. Khandu, who visited the project site with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation officials, said he will have talks with Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal for an early solution.


  13. Wind Surpasses Hydroelectric as Top U.S. Renewable Energy SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Environmental News Network

    For decades, hydroelectric dams served as the United States' top source of renewable energy. But last year, wind power took the top spot, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group.


  14. Displaced by dams in Brazil miss old lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Buenos Aires Herald

    "Now we have Internet and TV. Before, we didn't even have electricity, but it was better," said Lourival de Barros, one of the people displaced by the hydroelectric plants which have mushroomed aorund Brazil, mainly since the 1970s.


  15. In-Pipe Hydro Systems Market Advanced Technologies & Growth Opportunities in Global Industry by 2024Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | SBWire

    In-pipe hydro systems refers to micro hydro turbines that can generate power up to 100kW from pipe water, harnessing the wasted energy of the flowing water in the modern water distribution system. These in-pipe hydro systems are found to be efficient to serve the demand from small-scale commercial and residential complexes.


  16. Rob Stewart's fight to stop Bala Fall hydro project - Defending and inspiring a communityRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Muskoka Today

    As a marine biologist, eco-activist and award-winning filmmaker, Rob Stewart affected millions of people - and creatures - worldwide. He created " Sharkwater " and " Revolution " which championed shark advocacy and ocean preservation from a previously unseen perspective, spurring a global movement for change.


  17. Karuma project to buy cement and steel locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | New Vision

    President Yoweri Museveni recently directed companies working on projects in Uganda should buy materials locally as long as they meet the specifications required. Deng Changyi, the acting project manager Sinohydro Corporation the company constructing the 600mw Karuma Hydro Power Project has disclosed that efforts have been made to increase local content in the project by buying cement and steel made in Uganda.


  18. Government Operations Centre monitored missing and murdered Indigenous women ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | CBC News

    Award-winning reporter Elizabeth Thompson covers Parliament Hill. A veteran of the Montreal Gazette, Sun Media and iPolitics, she currently works with the CBC's Ottawa bureau, specializing in investigative reporting and data journalism.


  19. Chinese firm gets contract for Pak's Nandipur power projectRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 7 : The Pakistani Government has announced that it had entered into a 10-year contract with a Chinese firm for operation and maintenance of the controversial Nandipur power project. According to a statement issued by the Water And Power Ministry, the agreement for a long-term operation and maintenance of the 425MW plant was signed between the Northern Power Generation Company LimiA ted and the Hydro Electric Power System EngineeA ring Company of China, reports the Dawn.


  20. New transformer to allow Danville Utilities to harness power at Schoolfield hydroelectric plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    "There is a lot of history in this building," said Mike Eanes, who worked for Dan River Inc. in the central electric shops for about 9 years.