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Chelan PUD: Snowpack's low but lake-level targets should be hit

Mar 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Christine Pratt The Wenatchee World, Wash. - Historical data is showing that the Chelan County PUD will likely hit its seasonal elevation targets for Lake Chelan and maintain year-round flow in the Chelan River gorge, despite withering snowpack in the North Cascades. More...

NYPA completes refurbishment work of unit at Lewiston Pump Generation Plant

Mar 25, 2015 -- MarketLine - The New York Power Authority, or NYPA, has announced the completion of maintenance and refurbishment work on a turbine unit and its return to service at the Lewiston Pump Generation Plant. More...

Siemens wins new steam turbine module order with Drax Power in the UK

Siemens Energy, Inc. - Siemens Energy Service Fossil in Newcastle has won a new multi-million pound order for the supply and installation of three intermediate pressure (IP) steam turbine modules with Drax Power Limited, owner of the UK's largest power station. more...
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ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...

Siemens to focus its renewable energy activities on wind and hydro power

Siemens Energy, Inc. - In connection with the previously announced company program 2014, Siemens will modify its business strategy and organizational setup with respect to renewable energy. more...

ABB wins $20 million Swiss order to boost efficiency of hydroelectric power plants

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders worth around $20 million from two power utilities managed by Axpo, a leading Swiss power utility, to refurbish the generators at two of its hydroelectric power plants. more...

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By Harry Valentine
On: August 28, 2014
Several years ago, a summer drought caused water levels to drop to near critical levels in the James Bay hydroelectric power dams of Hydro Quebec, a utility that exports a large portion of its generating more...
By Kristopher Settle
On: July 1, 2013
A pipeline connecting Canadian resources to the American shoreline is only a step or two away from fruition, with federal permits and local opposition representing the largest stumbling blocks. Sound familiar? more...
By Kristopher Settle
On: June 26, 2013
Pardon the pun, but last week marked a true watershed moment for the Ontario Power Authority and the local community. more...
By Eric Hahn P.E.
On: April 22, 2013
Earlier this month, the Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, Rear Admiral Kevin Slates, posted a thought provoking piece entitled "Reconsidering Energy Use in 2013". According to his posting, more...
By Harry Valentine
On: December 7, 2011
Canadian engineer Louis Michaud of Vortex Engine has undertaken much research into producing artificial tornadoes that may drive wind turbines. Michaud based his research on the occurrence of natural tornadoes, cyclones and the counterpart, waterspouts more...

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Power Markets in Western Europe to 2020

By sara roy - Summary GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research report, “Power Markets in Western Europe to more...
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Ocean Energy Market Size and Forecast up to 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

By Anurag Sharma - Increasing energy demand coupled with growing importance for renewable energy sources is expected to drive the global ocean energy market. more...
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Hydropower Market Expected To Reach 1,524 GW By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

By Nitin Machhale - The global installed capacity for hydropower is expected to reach 1,524 GW by 2020, according to a new study by more...
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Poland Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 - Market Trends, Regulations

By adam norton - Summary   This report elaborates Poland’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption more...


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