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NYPA begins maintenance work at 9-MW Gregory B. Jarvis small hydroelectric plant

The New York Power Authority announces that it will begin work on three maintenance projects related to the 9-MW Gregory B. Jarvis small hydro power plant on Hinckley Dam in Oneida County. The maintenance, related...

IRS extends safe harbor provisions for U.S. renewable energy projects, including hydro

On Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance that extends safe harbor provisions for renewable energy projects in order to address impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. government...
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Hydro-Québec named Canada’s best corporate citizen for 2021

Hydro-Québec ranked first in the 2021 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada released by Corporate Knights magazine. This annual ranking of the organization that promotes responsible business practices is based on data in the public...
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IRENA’s World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines pathway to 1.5 C

The World Energy Transitions Outlook from the International Renewable Energy Agency outlines a pathway for the world to achieve the Paris Agreement goals and halt the pace of climate change by transforming the global...
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Hydropower crucial to accelerate clean energy transitions, IEA report says

The growth of hydropower plants worldwide is set to slow significantly this decade, putting at risk the ambitions of countries across the globe to reach net-zero emissions while ensuring reliable and affordable energy supplies...
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Skagit PUD installs energy recovery system at East Division Street pump station

InPipe Energy and Skagit Public Utility District announce the completion of the East Division Street Energy Recovery Project at Skagit PUD’s East Division Street booster pump station in Mount Vernon, Washington. This is the first...
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So many learning opportunities at HYDROVISION International 2021

One of the strengths of serving as a gathering place for thousands of hydropower professionals from around the world is the opportunity to offer a wide array of what we call co-located events. These activities...

U.S. Senators introduce bill to incentivize hydropower upgrades, restore river flow

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced Senate Bill 2306, the Maintaining and Enhancing Hydroelectric and River Restoration Act of 2021, last week. The Maintaining and Enhancing Hydroelectric and River Restoration Act...
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ENEL seeks financing for two hydro projects in Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s state power company Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad (ENEL) is seeking financing for two hydroelectric projects that would add nearly 50 MW to its generation capacity, according to BNamericas. The planned hydro facilities are 32.5-MW El...
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NREL study advocates for North American electricity trade and integrated grid

Renewable resources are contributing more generation to the electric power system in North America (the U.S. and Canada) than ever before. And this transformation is poised to continue given decreasing technology costs and ambitious...