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New U.S. DOE report offers pathways to support the electricity system of the future

A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides a suite of recommendations for improving the U.S. electric power system in light of the changing energy landscape. The report also...

Michigan EGLE submits dam failure report to Governor, with future recommendations

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has submitted a report to the state’s Governor, entitled the Michigan Dam Safety Task Force Report. The report is EGLE’s response to the governor’s May...

BC government says 1,100-MW Site C hydroelectric will be completed

The Government of British Columbia says it is acting to address the challenges facing the 1,100-MW Site C hydroelectric project, under construction on the Peace River, from COVID-19 and other factors to ensure the...

Boralex reports significant jump in energy sales in 2020

For the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2020, Boralex Inc. posted energy sales of $619 million ($738 million), an increase of 10% (7%) over FY2019, and EBITDA(A) of $434 million ($513 million), an increase...

Salamon named Reclamation’s Engineer of the Year for 2021

Jerzy W. Salamon, P.E., S.E., Ph.D., is the Bureau of Reclamation's Engineer of the Year for 2021. Salamon is recognized for his initiative, development and involvement in various research aspects and contributions to Reclamation's...

Granholm sworn in as 16th Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy

Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in Feb. 25 as the 16th Secretary of Energy by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, after a confirmation vote of 64-35 in the U.S. Senate. Secretary Granholm is only the...
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Corpower receives funding boost to commercialize wave energy tech

Corpower has received €9 million ($10.9 million) in investment to scale-up its commercial demonstration of wave energy technology. The funding round, which was led by Midroc New Technology and included SEB Greentech VC, family offices...

En+ Group to replace six units at 4.5-GW Bratsk hydropower plant

En+ Group announces it has begun replacing six hydraulic units at the its 4.5-GW Bratsk hydropower plant, on the Angara River in Russia, as part of its "New Energy" modernization program. The total investment for...

HydroLand acquires 25-MW hydroelectric portfolio from Enel Green Power North America

HydroLand announces it has acquired a 25-MW portfolio of hydroelectric facilities from Enel Green Power North America Inc. The names of the facilities, and the purchase price, were not disclosed. The release does say that...

Hydro 101: Master the basics at HYDROVISION International with Waterpower Hydro Basics

Particularly if you’re new to the hydroelectric power sector, or even a seasoned professional moving in a new direction, the Waterpower Hydro Basics Course is a perfect opportunity to learn more about all aspects...