World Energy Outlook 2021: Transition to renewables not fast enough for net-zero targets

The International Energy Agency called for "unmistakable" action by world leaders to reduce emissions ahead of the COP26 Climate Change Conference, warning that the global transition to renewable energy isn't happening quickly enough to meet net-zero goals.
Pumped storage report

NHA releases 2021 U.S. Pumped Storage Report

The National Hydropower Association (NHA) has released the 2021 Pumped Storage Report, a comprehensive review of the U.S. pumped storage hydropower industry. In addition to...
Edenville, Sanford report

Edenville Dam failure attributed to static liquefaction instability

The independent forensic team (IFT) investigating the May 19, 2020, failures of the Edenville and Sanford dams in the U.S. state of Michigan released...
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Elecaustro awards contract to update plans for 29-MW Ocana II hydro project

Elecaustro, the Ecuadoran state power generator, has awarded a contract to update development plans for the 29-MW Ocaña II small hydro project. According to BNamericas,...
Ear to the River survey

Hydropower Foundation and partners conducting 2021 Ear to the River Survey

The Hydropower Foundation and the Ontario Waterpower Association, in partnership with Kleinschmidt, have retained GreatBlue Research to conduct a first-of-its-kind survey of hydropower market...
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U.S. DOE announces finalists for Waves to Water desalination prize

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has announced five winners in the CREATE stage of the Waves...
Shasta Dam California

California study reveals dams are ineffective for supporting cold-water ecosystems

Dams poorly mimic the temperature patterns streams require to support California’s native salmon and trout — more than three-quarters of which risk extinction, according...

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