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  1. South Africa: Kaxu Solar One to Ease Pressure On SA's Energy GridRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The first house in South Africa got electricity in 1890; by 1996, 5-million homes were connected to the grid. But between 1996 and today, South Africa added 7-million houses to the national grid, "doing more in 18 years than the country previously managed in 106 years".


  2. Tata Power announces commissioning of Unit 1 of Dagachhu Hydro project in BhutanRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, has successfully commissioned 63 MW sized Unit 1 of its 126 MW Dagachhu Hydro Power Corporation in Bhutan. This project is in line with Tata Power's commitment to commission 120 MW of new Hydro Power Project this year as part of the centenary year celebration theme of Invisible Goodness, and is the first cross border project registered under UNFCCC's Clean Development Mechanism .


  3. Tata Power commissions first 63 mw unit of Bhutan hydro plantRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

    Private power producer Tata Power has commissioned the first unit of its Dagachhu hydro power plant having a capacity of 63 MW in Bhutan. "The company has commissioned 63 MW sized unit of its 126 MW Dagachhu hydro power plant in Bhutan, " Tata Power said in a regulatory filing.


  4. Myanmar's Union Minister of Electric Power to address 3rd Myanmar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    The summit features latest updates on key policies, projects and plans like the New Electricity Act, Expansion of Electric Power Generation Capacity and more. A huge number of opportunities have opened up in power hungry Myanmar.


  5. NHPC Limited (NHPC) - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... - Deals and Alliances Profile" from GlobalData, now available NHPC Limited (NHPC), formerly National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd., plans, promotes and develops an integrated network of hydroelectric projects in India. It is a Mini Ratna ...


  6. Hydro project comes to light, triggers concernRead the original story

    Monday | The Telegraph

    Itanagar, March 2: A decision to pursue a controversial hydropower project on the Siang in Arunachal Pradesh has come to light a year after it was taken following procurement of a "secret" document by dam activists through the RTI Act. In January last year, the state cabinet had given its nod for allotment of the 6,000MW Upper Siang Stage-I project to the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation and the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation through a joint venture.


  7. Ex-soldier awarded medal 58 years after death on job in Ont.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNews

    It was 58 years ago that an Ontario Hydro truck crossing a frozen northern Ontario lake crashed through the ice, plunging 16 men into its dark waters. John Essex, or Jack to his family back home in England, was one of five men who never made it out of Gunn Lake alive.


  8. PG&E conducts snow surveys in Lassen to predict power generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Democrat

    ... is done monthly January through May. Each survey is a snapshot of current snow conditions. “Hydroelectric power is an important source of clean and renewable energy for our customers and in a typical year it provides about 15 percent of our ...


  9. OPG helps family track down war medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The London Free Press

    Christine Nichols, nee Essex, with her youngest granddaughter, 7-year-old Mimi Nichols, both of England, hold the precious Korea War medal earned by her brother John Essex, who died in an Ontario Hydro accident in 1957. It was 58 years ago that an Ontario Hydro truck crossing a frozen northern Ontario lake crashed through the ice, plunging 16 men into its dark waters.


  10. Colombia Power Market: New market research publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    ... concerns about security. The distances between urban, electricity-consuming populations and sources of hydroelectric power are great, and the FARC considers many of these parts of the country to be under their control. Sabotage of power ...


  11. Chile Power Market: New market research publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    Chile is one of the most attractive markets in Latin America, with political stability, natural resources and healthy economic growth all adding to its appeal. But in terms of energy, Chiles geography and considerable distances between urban areas and potential sources of power create challenges in the electricity market.


  12. Curse of the black gold How Meghalaya depends on coalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Hindustan Times

    The scale of water pollution is evident from the corrosion scene on the bed, banks and the surroundings of the river Kupli which flows into ... Hydroelectric dam on River Kupli that forms the border between Assam and Meghalaya. The acidic content in the water corrodes the under water parts of ... With all the sources of water already polluted, especially in the Jaintia Hills, locals are force to purchase water for drinking and chores.


  13. Opp walks out against change in route of Pak-China Corridor : February 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Opposition senators on Friday staged a walkout against the approval of changed route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor from the cabinet, which according to them injustices with the provinces of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and some part of Punjab. The senate session begin chaired by senate chairman Nayyar Hussain Bukhari.


  14. Saratoga County hydro plant has new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Business Journal

    The Stillwater Hydroelectric Facility in Saratoga County, New York has been sold to a renewable energy company out of Colorado. Located on the Hudson River, the Stillwater plant is the third hydro plant that Gravity Renewables has bought in upstate New York, according to a statement.


  15. Some areas will still experience brownoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Sun-Star

    ... unit of the Sarangani Energy Corporation's 200 MW Southern Mindanao Coal-fired Power Station; 30 MW Puyo Hydroelectric Power Project of the First Gen Mindanao Hydropower Corp.; the first 150 MW unit of the 300MW SMC Davao Power Plant Project of the ...


  16. Government considering to privatize power sector entities: minister : February 27, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Minister of State for Water and Power Chaudhry Abid Sher Ali said on Friday that the government was considering to privatise power distribution and generation companies/power plants in Pakistan. To a question asked by Senator Muhammad Talha Mehmood, the minister said that the government intended to privatise power sector entities namely, IESCO, FESCO, HESCO, JPCL , GENCO-III LPGCL and NTDCL etc.


  17. In Paraguay, UN chief says 2015 a - pivotal year' for international communityRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | United Nations

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, the largest operational hydroelectric energy producer in the world, located on the border of Brazil and Paraguay. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 26 February 2015 – In an intensive year of landmark events - from establishing a post-2015 agenda to tackling climate change - Paraguay has yet another opportunity to demonstrate its "exceptional global leadership" in the international arena, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has affirmed.


  18. Youth group protests against Subansiri damRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Telegraph

    Dhemaji, Feb. 26: The Lakhimpur district unit of the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad today protested against the Lower Subansiri hydel power project by burning a VCD recently released by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation to garner support for completion of the project. The protest comes a few days after the project oversight committee, constituted by the Union power ministry, held a meeting in the district to take a decision on the fate of the project.


  19. Kuwait to provide additional loan of $32m for 969MW NJHPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily Times

    BISLAMABAD: Kuwait will provide a loan of $32 million to Pakistan for strategic 969 megawatts Neelum-Jhelum Hydro Power Project with effect to signing of additional loan agreement by two countries on Thursday. The project will generate 969 MW of electricity on completion, Finance Ministry said.


  20. PUD still treading water on Similkameen, Enloe DamRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The Okanogan County Public Utility District #1 Feb. 23 meeting saw options still being weighed regarding the fate of Enloe Dam. Commissioner John Houston reported being in contact with a Washington, DC law firm to have a letter drafted requesting an extension on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license to begin construction on the Enloe Dam Hydroelectric Project.