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Maryland WeatherRising water on the Susquehanna River is forcing the owners of the Conowingo hydroelectric dam to open more floodgates, raising the risks of flooding downstream in the town of Port Deposit. Twelve gates were reported to be open Wednesday morning.Exelon......
World NowLaos plans to start building a dam on the Mekong River this week over the objections of Cambodia and Vietnam downstream, a step that neighboring countries fear could imperil fish and cripple rice fields. The Xayaburi dam is expected to reap profits for...
TribLocal - Elgin » NewsTwo lobbyist contracts are expected to be renewed to continue Elgin’s efforts to secure more state and federal dollars. In a 6 to 0 vote, …...
Money & CompanyAt 407 pages, the Energy Department's just released Annual Energy Review contains more than you'll ever want to know about power consumption and production in America. On the other hand, you'll never be at a loss for words, or facts, on the subject....
GreenspaceOne of the biggest costs of California's recent drought went largely unnoticed, according to a report that estimates state ratepayers paid $1.7 billion to replace lost hydropower with natural gas generation that also pumped millions of tons of...
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...
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...
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...
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