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  • The diverse benefits of hydropower

    With recent floods making headlines in Austria and Germany over the last few weeks, protection against flooding has become a widely discussed issue. Though they are rarely given a second glance, hydropower dams are a first line of defence against flood damage. The RENEXPO HYDRO as part of the RENEXPO Austria taking place in the Messezentrum Salzburg from November 28 - 30, 2013 will showcase a ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Canada, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power

    Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Canada, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Canada, Market Outlook to ...


  • RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO, Europe‘s largest Hydropower Platform in Salzburg

    Hydropower, with over 20,000 plants throughout Europe, plays a very important role in Europe’s economy, as well as securing the energy supply and protecting the environment. A new study “The hydropower sector’s contribution to a sustainable and prosperous Europe” presents new data and facts about the economic importance of hydropower for Europe. An increase of up to 20 % ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Harnessing the World`s Vast Untapped Hydropower Potential

    Bourne’s new hydropower technology promises to open up vast hydropower potential creating a new age of hydropower that can help move the world toward sustainability. Today, hydropower is the world’s major renewable energy, producing 24% of global electricity. It is also our least expensive energy having an average cost of 2-5 cents/kWh. But only 4% of the world’s gross hydropower potential has ...


    By Bourne Energy

  • Obama Administration announces up to US$32m initiative to expand hydropower

    US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu this week announced up to $32 million in Recovery Act funding to modernize the existing hydropower infrastructure in the U.S., increase efficiency, and reduce environmental impact. The announcement is designed to support the deployment of turbines and control technologies to increase power generation and environmental stewardship at existing ...

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • IEA report sets a course for doubling hydroelectricity output by 2050

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy of the Federative Republic of Brazil show in a report released today how to double hydroelectricity production by 2050, an achievement that could prevent annual emissions of up to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 from fossil-fuel plants. The report, Technology Roadmap: Hydropower< ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Experts question Madagascar`s bid to tap wind energy

    Madagascar is aiming to plug its energy gap and reduce its carbon emissions by encouraging a major investment in large-scale wind-turbines, the country's interim president, Andry Rajoelina, has announced. "An additional 50 megawatts [from wind power] could be available by the end of the year," he said ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • As a land thaws, so do Greenland`s aspirations for independence

    (AXcess News) NUUK, Greenland - Judging by flags alone, you'd never guess that Nuuk is part of the Kingdom of Denmark. All around this humble capital - population 15,000 - one sees the fluttering Greenlandic flag. The Danish one, by contrast, is rarely seen at all. But if some in this largely autonomous Danish territory have their way, it will one day fly in front of a future Danish embassy ...


    By Axcess News

  • Managing the imbalance between energy supply and demand

    Renewable energy may help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it presents a problem for electricity suppliers: how to meet peak demand levels with increasing reliance on intermittent energy sources. A new analysis explores options for storage that would facilitate use of renewable energy, either in isolated locations or as part of the electricity grid. Electricity currently accounts for only 12 ...

  • China Hydro Turbine Generator Unit Industry

    2012 Deep Research Report on China Hydro Turbine Generator Unit Industry was professional and depth research report on China Hydro Turbine Generator Unit industry. The report firstly introduced Hydro Turbine Generator Unit basic information included Hydro Turbine Generator Unit definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; international market analysis, China ...


  • Uruguay to develop as much wind energy as possible

    Uruguay, South America's third-cleanest country in terms of carbon emissions, plans to develop as many wind farms as its electricity grid can support to diversify energy supplies beyond fossil fuel and hydropower. The country has 500 megawatts of wind projects in the works, and Ramon Mendez, director of energy at the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, said Uruguay may generate 25 percent to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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