Renewables and Fossils

EIA: U.S. Renewables consumption surpasses coal first time in modern power age

U.S. renewable energy consumption in 2019 surpassed coal for the first time in 135 years, according to the federal Energy Information Administration. Total renewable energy...

U.S. DOE invests $22 million in marine energy foundational R&D, testing infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced 10 project selections totaling up to $22 million to support marine...

U.S. DOE extends deadline for HydroWIRES NOTA

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) recently announced a Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA) for Improving Hydropower’s Value...

Reclamation moves five ideas forward in competition to improve sediment removal in reservoirs

The Bureau of Reclamation has selected five projects to each receive $75,000 through phase one of the Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge. The contest...

Braveheart Resources to use hydropower to reactivate Bull River Mine operations

Braveheart Resources Inc. is advancing plans to upgrade the hydroelectric capacity at its recently acquired Bull River Mine project by reconnecting to an existing...

XFLEX HYDRO report explores hydropower’s role in delivering a renewable, flexible power system

An EU-funded energy innovation initiative to demonstrate how smart hydropower technologies can deliver a low-carbon, reliable and resilient power system today published its first...

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