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Friday, May 9th, 2014      Leave a Comment
More than 30 years later, BC Hydro's thirst for a Site C dam on the Peace River has returned to the same debate over whether the megaproject is needed at all.A Joint Review Panel report Thursday for the provincial and federal governments concluded that the 1,100-megawatt Site C is the best and cheapest alternative for new energy in the province, but that the Crown corporation has not proven that
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2014-05-09 08:13:37
Thursday, May 8th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The 1,220-MW Kettle hydroelectric plant is the second-largest in the province. The project was commissioned by Manitoba Hydro in the early 1970s and is currently undergoing a gradual rehabilitation and modernization project intended to extend its life.
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2014-05-08 13:30:38
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
VANCOUVER - B.C. New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan is raising concerns about the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam, just days before an environmental review on the project becomes public. The dam proposed by BC Hydro would be the third on ...
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2014-05-06 23:34:33
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014      Leave a Comment
VANCOUVER - B.C. New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan is raising concerns about the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam, just days before an environmental review on the project becomes public. The dam proposed by BC Hydro would be the third on ...
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2014-05-06 07:07:51
Monday, May 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The 45MW Kokish River hydroelectric facility in British Columbia developed by Brookfield Renewable and the Namgis First Nation has entered commercial operation. The project in northern Vancouver Island is sited some 15km east of Port McNeill and is ...
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2014-05-05 10:22:50
Sunday, May 4th, 2014      Leave a Comment
German-led renewable energy firm Hydrotec Renewables Inc. has obtained environmental endorsements for a mini-hydroelectric power plant within the Pamitinan Protected Landscape (PPL) in Rodriguez, Rizal.
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2014-05-04 12:24:53
Sunday, May 4th, 2014      Leave a Comment
NorthWestern Energy wants to buy 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana, the same dams that NorthWestern’s predecessor, Montana Power Co., sold in the wake of deregulation almost 15 years ago.
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2014-05-04 11:25:31
Sunday, May 4th, 2014      Leave a Comment
BUGUIAS, Benguet -- It’s all systems go for the Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) mini-hydroelectric power plant. Beneco, with stakeholders and Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), formally signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the three-megawatt Man-asok Mini Hydroelectric Power Plant in simple rites here Friday morning
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2014-05-04 09:03:13
Friday, May 2nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Mr Whineray joined the Mighty River Power executive team in 2008 from Carter Holt Harvey (CHH), and currently holds responsibility for the Company's hydro, geothermal and gas-fired generation operations and wholesale markets portfolio. Prior to CHH he ...
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2014-05-02 15:42:02
Friday, May 2nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Hydroelectricity accounts for about one-third of production, but it is a sector shrouded in regulatory uncertainty and lengthy appeals processes. While rumours of new hydro projects abound, there is no guarantee these ... The planned construction of a US$730mn hydroelectric dam - approved in late 2013 after lengthy a lengthy legal process - has been blocked once more by an appeals court on Coyhaique, which cited environmental concerns
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2014-05-02 09:18:00
Friday, May 2nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Several insurers have raised premiums for hydroelectric projects in India, reports Silicon India citing the Economic Times. A senior power ministry official said the 2013 Uttarakhand flash floods "completely changed the risk perception of hydro power plants for ...
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2014-05-02 05:31:06
Thursday, May 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
The Federal Trade Commission in the US has approved Northwestern Energy's plans to purchase 11 hydroelectric generating facilities and related assets from PPL Montana, marking a major step forward for the $900 million transaction. The antitrust approval ...
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2014-05-01 06:22:57
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Later this month, the Coos County Delegation will consider whether to give the City that Trees Built $15,000 from the county?s ?utility-defense fund? to help pay Berlin?s legal bills in an assessment dispute with the owner of three hydroelectric dams on the Androscoggin River.
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2014-04-30 23:17:05
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Constraint payments would have been made on all of these occasions, both to the wind farm operators and to those companies providing the balancing reserve power. Renewables are of course a very mixed bag - hydro, biomass, and solar are very much ...
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2014-04-30 21:09:03
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Officials say using hydro-energy given by New York State and natural gas from the proposed Vermont pipeline will save jobs and cut harmful fuel emissions.
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2014-04-30 17:29:56