User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Hydroelectric
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Electrifying existing dams 31.12.2019 Current Issue
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Is renewable energy’s future dammed? 1.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A proposed hydroelectric project on the Little Colorado River shows the tricky trade-offs in transitioning from fossil fuels.
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Next Door Nepal: Whose dam is it, anyway? 20.11.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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California isn’t accounting for this major emitter 11.4.2017 Writers on the Range
Even though large reservoirs emit methane, the state doesn’t off-set their impact.
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Xcel Energy testing new pricing to give customers more control 8.3.2017 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy launched two new pricing structures -- time of use and peak demand -- that aim to give customers more control of their bills and to incentivize people to use less energy during peak hours.
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Wind takes renewable power crown from hydro in U.S. 7.3.2017 Denver Post: Business
A $13.8 billion investment in new turbines pushed the country's wind power generating capacity ahead of hydropower last year, according to a report released Monday from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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Peace River flood survivors live with a dam’s disruptive legacy 12.1.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Tensions remain between residents and the hydropower company responsible for the event.
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Who will pay for Powell pipeline? All of us, U. economists say 21.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Taxpayers can expect to foot up to 72 percent of the controversial Lake Powell Pipeline’s costs, according to University of Utah economists who analyzed repayment models developed in support of the billion-dollar-plus proposal to pipe Colorado River water 140 miles to St. George. The analysis by scholars Gabriel Lozada and Gail Blattenberger concluded that the financial consultant for the Washington County Water Conservancy District underestimates the project’s costs, fails to consider interest ...
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UDOT takes down concrete bridges with new high-power water jets 30.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
West Valley City • The Utah Department of Transportation showed off new “hydro demolition” work Friday on I-215. It uses high-pressure water jets to demolish concrete bridge decks without damaging the reinforcing steel or structure underneath. The I-215 reconstruction project is one of the first in Utah to use this new technique, which is quicker and more precise than traditional bridge-deck demolition methods. Other projects utilizing this method include the U.S. 40 bridge maintenance project c...
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America’s overlooked renewable energy source: Water has surprisingly bright future 28.7.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Long before wind and solar, water was the nation's top renewable energy source. Going back some 100 years, the United States built enormous dams -- like the Depression-era Hoover Dam in Nevada -- to produce tremendous amounts of energy.
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Yampa Valley Electric plans to sell local hydropower to its largest customers 9.12.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa Valley Electric Association has announced that, for the first time, the local electrical cooperative is purchasing the electricity generated by the John Fetcher Power Plant at Stagecoach Reservoir near Oak Creek directly from dam and reservoir owner, Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District. YVEA is proposing to effectively keep the renewable hydropower within its service area, including Routt and Moffat counties. The new “purchased power agreement” that sends the hydropower to the cooperative will allow YVEA to offer the clean, renewable energy from Stagecoach to some of its largest customers who can benefit from promoting their use of renewable energy sources through a marketing program, YVEA CEO Diane Johnson said. The water district previously sold its hydropower to Xcel Energy, according to UYWCD Manager Kevin McBride. The power plant generates about 3,600 megawatts of electricity per year, McBride said. “In the world of trying to make more carbon-neutral power and making sure people are ...
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Hydropower doesn't need any more loopholes 3.9.2015 High Country News Most Recent
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Mapping drought's impact on electricity generation 7.7.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Natural gas, wind and solar fill some of the hydropower deficit in California.
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Federal ruling opens rural areas to more renewable, recycled energy 25.6.2015 Denver Post: Business
A dispute between the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and one of its Colorado electric cooperatives has opened the way for more renewable energy in rural ...
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Lake Mead watch: As levels fall, hydropower dips 24.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Why Southwest utilities are starting to sweat.
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N. Korea races to boost power in time for party anniversary 3.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is racing to boost its electricity supply by up to 50 percent with the completion of several generating stations by the end of the year and is pushing alternative resources like solar — already used extensively in the countryside — to ease its chronic shortages, a government expert told
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Western states wrestle with Obama’s Clean Power Plan 12.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Closed-door sessions on the EPA's proposal to cut coal-fired power plant emissions.
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Colorado begins $3.2M effort to save ag water, use it to make power 5.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
Colorado is embarking on a federally backed $3.2 million experiment to transform the flood irrigation farmers use to grow crops: using diverted water more efficiently and generating ...
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Guest Commentary: Innovative hydropower for the 21st century 1.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Hydropower is the oldest form of renewable energy in the United States and, despite the rapid growth of wind and solar power, it remains the largest source of renewable energy today.
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California first to feel hydro-power crunch of drought 21.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flying over the Sierra Nevada as California entered its fourth year of drought, the state's energy chief looked down and saw stark bare granite cloaked in dirty brown haze — not the usual pristine white peaks heaped with snow that would run the state's hydroelectric dams for the year.
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