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Hastings hydrokinetic turbine
Officials celebrate opening of America’s first hydrokinetic power project
HOUSTON, Texas, U.S. -- On the Mississippi River in Hastings, Minn., the first of two hydrokinetic turbines has been activated as officials celebrated the official opening of what has been billed as the nation’s first federally-licensed hydrokinetic power project.
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New Development
Wind-hydro integration
Featured video of the week
At the 2009 National Hydropower Association Conference, experts discuss the challenges of integrating hydropwer with wind power without hurting reliability.
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Egasa submits EIS for hydro project in Peru
AREQUIPA, Peru -- Peruvian generator Egasa has submitted an Environmental Impact Statement to Peru’s Energy and Mines Ministry for the US1 billion Lluta and Lluclla hydroelectric project in the Arequipa region.
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Hydropower equipment manufacturers eligible for tax credits
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. -- Up to US2.3 billion in tax credits will be awarded to manufacturers of equipment used in the production of clean energy under a program administered by the U.S. Departments of Energy and Treasury.
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Innergex
Umbata Falls project boosts Innergex revenues
LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Canada -- Second-quarter earnings more the tripled at Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., driven primarily by the commissioning of the Umbata Falls hydro project in Ontario and the Carleton wind farm in Quebec, the company reported.
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Technology & Equipment
Sinohydro signs deal to build two hydro plants in Laos
HONG KONG, China -- Sinohydro Corp., China’s largest builder of hydropower generation, has agreed to build two hydroelectric projects and a high-voltage transmission link in Laos in a deal worth US559 million.
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Wind-hydro integration
Wind-Hydro Integration: Pumped Storage to Support Wind
Public awareness continues to increase regarding the environmental effects of greenhouse gas emissions. As a result of this increasing awareness, over the past 15 years there has been substantial development throughout the world of new electricity generating technologies that produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions.
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In Focus
Iberdrola, Voith agree to US34 million deal
HEIDENHEIM, Germany -- Voith Hydro has received a contract to provide a turbine and generator for a new hydropower plant on the Rio Sil, a tributary of the Rio Mino River in Spain.
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Aquamarine places wave energy converter on ocean floor
EDINBURGH, United Kingdom -- Off the north coast of Scotland in waters 10 to 12 meters deep, ocean energy developer Aquamarine Power Ltd. has bolted its Oyster wave energy converter to the ocean floor and expects to be generating power by year’s end.
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Showcase: SEL relay protects, controls generators
SEL offers a field ground module to prevent catastrophic generator failure.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Libby Dam wins national award
LIBBY, Mont., U.S. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2009 Natural Resources Management Project of the Year award has been given to the staff at Libby Dam, a 525-MW facility on the Kootenai River in Montana.
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