Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Fri, 2016-07-29 13:45
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Fri, 2016-07-08 00:00
This week, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the much-anticipated Hydropower Vision Report, which states that the nation could add 50 GW of new hydropower capacity by 2050. However, of that, 35 GW is just from pumped storage hydropower, while 13 GW could come from upgrading existing projects and retrofitting non-powered dams with hydropower.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Thu, 2016-03-10 15:11
The Governor of Alaska, has directed the state to shut down the proposed new hydropower dam project on the Susitna River, 90 miles upstream of Talkeetna.
The proposed Watana dam would be one of the tallest dams in the US directly affecting 233 miles of the mainstem Susitna River and indirectly affecting about 1300 miles of its tributaries.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2014-05-19 13:29
The Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District (SMUD) pulled the plug on its proposed Iowa Hill Pumped Storage project citing expense and financial risk as its reasons for doing so.
The Secretary of Energy recently publicly stated that our nation could produce an additional 65.5 gigawatts of hydropower capacity based on the Department of Energy (DOE) report which estimates the technical potential of the US.
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