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Reuters* Chinese, Korean and Spanish firms to bid by early 2014 * Plant would provide 4,800 MW, S.Africa to buy over half * Congo needs more electricity to power mining operations By John Irish PARIS, May 18 (Reuters) - Chinese, South Korean and Spanish...
The Hartford CourantLegislation that would let two old dams on the Farmington River be used for hydropower got a boost on Thursday when a committee of the U.S. Senate endorsed the idea. The Senate's energy and natural resources committee voted in favor of a bill that...
A Colorado firm has begun applying for permits to study the feasibility of a hydroelectric facility on the Lehigh River in Allentown. In February, Hamilton Street Hydro LLC of Boulder, Colo. submitted an application to the U.S. Federal Energy...
ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China's environment ministry has given the go-ahead for the construction of what will become the country's tallest hydroelectric dam despite acknowledging it will have an impact on plants and rare fish. The dam, with a height of 314...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Central Asia, Politics, China, Government
Proposition 13 loophole: An article in the May 5 Section A about a loophole in Proposition 13 thatenables businesses to sidestep a tax reassessment examined the purchase of a Santa Monica hotel company by Michael Dell and partners. The article said that...
ReutersBy John Kemp LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - For free-market purists, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a monstrous hybrid - part giant electric producer, part government agency. The Obama administration has announced a strategic review that could...
Tags: Investments, Freddie Mac, Rivers, Laws, Fannie Mae
Appalachian Power says the rain-swollen Roanoke River has damaged a boat barrier upstream from the company's Niagara hydroelectric dam in Roanoke County. Spokesman Todd Burns told the Roanoke Times the company hopes to have the barrier repaired as...
Reuters* Fears over potential quake impact on nuclear sites * Environmental chief says highest standards observed * Says has mastered knowledge to thwart cyber attacks By Tom Miles GENEVA, May 10 (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear and hydropower facilities are...
KAJAKI, Afghanistan — After struggling for more than a decade to upgrade a huge hydroelectric plant in a volatile region that saw heavy American losses in fighting with the Taliban, the United States is trying a new approach: Let the Afghans take...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — For decades this rural basin has battled over the Klamath River's most precious resource: water that sustains fish, irrigates farms and powers the hydroelectric dams that block one of the largest salmon runs on the West Coast....
Reuters* Closes out three-day Latin America tour * Obama administration mulling natural gas exports * Opposed by some U.S. interests By Steve Holland and Isabella Cota SAN JOSE, May 4 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in Central America on Saturday...
The Hartford CourantWith the passage of an energy bill in the state Senate this week, Connecticut consumers are now one step closer to being on the hook to pay billions of dollars for Canadian electricity. Thankfully, however, a broad and unique group of stakeholders —...
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