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Dams have had their day EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

Despite the destructive effect they have had on our rivers, thousands of hydropower dams are projected to be built all across Europe. Eastern Europe and the Balkans, which hold some of Europe's most pristine and last few remaining free flowing rivers, are especially vulnerable. However, there has also …

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PG&E hydrographers go to great heights to get the lowdown on snow

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

PG&E conducts snow surveys in its hydropower watersheds from the Southern Cascades down to the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains using the data to forecast hydropower production for the year and better plan on how to manage the water, not just for clean and renewable power, but also for the …

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Should We Worry About a North Korean Chernobyl

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

Chronic power shortages are one of North Korea's major vulnerabilities. The country is extremely reliant on hydropower stations which, according to North Korean official sources, provide 56 percent of the national power-generating capacity.[1] Hydropower output depends on precipitation and drops …

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WAPDA Chairman Discusses Financing Of Hydel Projects With KfW Delegation

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

During the year 2016 and 2017 alone, WAPDA successfully arranged Rs 100 billion from a consortium of the local banks for completing Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project, while for Stage-I of Dasu Hydropower Project, financing was also secured to the tune of an unprecedented sum of Rs 144 billion …

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NORDIC POWER Front year prices gain on stronger coal

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

April 19 (Reuters) – Nordic forward power prices rose on Thursday, propped up by a stronger coal market, amid a slight fall in water reserves in the hydropower dependent region. * Nordic front-quarter baseload power contract was up 0.7 euro at 31.25 euros per megawatt-hour (MWh) at 1255 GMT.

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World Bank and Solomon Islands government sign agreement worth USD 2 8 mln

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

This pilot will align with the planned Tina River Hydropower Development Project – a high priority investment for the Solomon Islands Government that aims to reduce the cost of electricity while increasing its reliability and availability …

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Lawrence Livermore Issues Combined State by State Energy and Water Use Flow Charts

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

There are several major interactions between energy and water supplies, infrastructures and disposition across the economy. The major uses of water in energy applications include: cooling of thermal power plants; hydropower; oil and natural gas extraction; coal production; biomass production; and …

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Mekong Delta must develop in sustainable way or risk serious damage experts

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

Thien emphasized that migration from rural to urban areas is inevitable, but it also shows there are problems in the delta. Mekong Delta is facing three challenges due to the impact of climate change, unsustainable development and hydropower plants on the Mekong River. The hydropower plants on the …

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Benchmark index at nearly two month high

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

The float index also went up by 2.63 points or 2.74 per cent to rest at 98.58 points. The total daily turnover today stood at Rs 1.13 billion, compared to Rs 962.88 million on Tuesday. All 10 subgroups rosetoday, with the hydropower sub-index leading the pack of gainers. The subgroup soared by 6.92 per …

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World Bank and Solomon Islands Government Sign Agreement for Innovative Community Benefit

Thursday, April 19th, 2018 | Filed under Hydropower

This pilot will align with the planned Tina River Hydropower Development Project – a high priority investment for the Solomon Islands Government that aims to reduce the cost of electricity while increasing its reliability and availability. “Developing a mechanism to secure dedicated, tangible benefits for …

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