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Northern Star
Greens: Government falling short when it comes to renewablesGREENS NSW MP John Kaye has said the NSW government is not doing enough to meet
Greens: Government falling short when it comes to renewables
Northern Star / Posted 2 hours ago
GREENS NSW MP John Kaye has said the NSW government is not doing enough to meet its renewable energy targets. The 2015 annual report on the progress of the NSW Government's Renewable Energy Action Plan, the second such report on the plan, reveals... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Qatar and Pakistan sign ‘$16 billion’ gas dealQatar signed a long-term deal with Pakistan on Wednesday to export liquefied na
Qatar and Pakistan sign ‘$16 billion’ gas deal
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Qatar signed a long-term deal with Pakistan on Wednesday to export liquefied natural gas, according to state media in the Gulf. The deal will see Qatar export up to 3.75 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas a year, according to Pakistan’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Supreme Court’s decision reshapes battle over Obama energy planSupreme Court's decision reshapes battle over Obama energy plan | TribLIVE Nei
Supreme Court’s decision reshapes battle over Obama energy plan
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
Supreme Court's decision reshapes battle over Obama energy plan | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Supreme Court's decision reshapes battle over Obama energy plan The Supreme Court's delay of the Obama administration's plan to cut carbon pollution from the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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Northern Star
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
Northern Star / Posted 7 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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Queensland Times
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
Queensland Times / Posted 7 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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News Mail
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar powerAUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million househol
Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power
News Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
AUSSIES are now generating enough solar power to light up 1.25 million households - all of the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined. Figures released overnight by solar energy consultancy firm SunWiz show there is now 5 gigawatts (GW) of solar power... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Energy minister responds to columnRe: Wynne's green energy putting Ontario in red (Sarnia Observer, Feb. 9). An
Energy minister responds to column
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 hours ago
Re: Wynne's green energy putting Ontario in red (Sarnia Observer, Feb. 9). An opinion column regarding the work Ontario’s government has done to build a modern, green electricity generation system overlooked a significant level of important detail,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Supreme court ruling on Obama's clean power plan just a 'bump in the road'The supreme court hit the pause button on Barack Obama’s plans to cut climate p
Supreme court ruling on Obama's clean power plan just a 'bump in the road'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 hours ago
The supreme court hit the pause button on Barack Obama’s plans to cut climate pollution from power plants, injecting new uncertainty into the viability of Obama’s climate plan once he leaves office in 2017. But that will not bring back coal from the... Read more
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Slate
Coal Producers Think the Supreme Court Just Gave Them a Big Win. They’re Wrong.A Closer Look at the New Energy Economy The Supreme Court Can’t Save CoalThe j
Coal Producers Think the Supreme Court Just Gave Them a Big Win. They’re Wrong.
Slate / Posted 13 hours ago
A Closer Look at the New Energy Economy The Supreme Court Can’t Save CoalThe justices dealt a blow to Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Dirty energy sources are still doomed. The Supreme Court appears to have dealt a blow to President Obama’s plan to make... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sorry Obama, green power’s on holdWashington - A divided US Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s sweepi
Sorry Obama, green power’s on hold
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
Washington - A divided US Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to cut emissions from power plants, putting on hold his most ambitious effort to combat climate change. The 5-4 order Tuesday halts the Environmental Protection... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Calls for Anti-Dam Protests in SudanAmri — The committee that opposes the building of the Dal dam at the Nile river
More Calls for Anti-Dam Protests in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Amri — The committee that opposes the building of the Dal dam at the Nile river has called on the people in Northern State, those who may be affected by the dams, and all Sudanese to unite and oppose the construction plans. Adel Abdelaziz, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Tarrif Hike to Address Infrastructure Decay in Power SectorAlhaji Mohammed Modibbo, the Managing Director of Jos Electricity Distribution
New Tarrif Hike to Address Infrastructure Decay in Power Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Alhaji Mohammed Modibbo, the Managing Director of Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC), says the new hike in electricity tariff is to address decades of neglect of critical infrastructure in the power supply chain. Modibbo told the News... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fashola Expects Year-End Power Generation to Rise By 2000MWAbuja — The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has ex
Fashola Expects Year-End Power Generation to Rise By 2000MW
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Abuja — The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has expressed his confidence that given the various plans undertaken by the present administration in the power sector, the country may end 2016 with an additional 2, 000... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Loss of senior bus pass will hurtChatham-Kent council on Monday voted to do away with the senior bus pass, which
Loss of senior bus pass will hurt
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
Chatham-Kent council on Monday voted to do away with the senior bus pass, which is to end in December. Seniors will then have to buy a Smart Card at $50 a month. That’s $600 for the year. Or we can get 50 per cent off the cash fare, but only at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Britain to Assist With Solar PowerThe Mozambican and British governments signed a memorandum of understanding in
Britain to Assist With Solar Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Mozambican and British governments signed a memorandum of understanding in Maputo on 8 February on solar power and other renewable energies. The memorandum was signed by the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Pedro Couto, and the British... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Set to Increase Use of Natural Gas to Generate ElectricityThe country's move towards using natural gas to generate reliable and affordabl
Tanzania Set to Increase Use of Natural Gas to Generate Electricity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The country's move towards using natural gas to generate reliable and affordable electricity will yield huge benefits to the community if the power utility firm is made to run efficiently and profitably. Although Tanzania has for many years depended... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOF: Inflation to stay low this yearFebruary 9, 2016 10:06 pm Inflation will likely stay low this year given globa
DOF: Inflation to stay low this year
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 9, 2016 10:06 pm Inflation will likely stay low this year given global trends, the Finance department said. “Prospects for the year point toward subdued price increases due to developments in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mozambique and Britain Sign Memorandum On Solar PowerMaputo — The Mozambican and British governments signed a memorandum of understa
Mozambique and Britain Sign Memorandum On Solar Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Maputo — The Mozambican and British governments signed a memorandum of understanding in Maputo on Monday in the area of solar power and other renewable energies. The memorandum was signed by the Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand businesses focusing on energy efficiencyTuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:33 pmPress Release: EECA MEDIA RELEASETUESDAY, FEBR
New Zealand businesses focusing on energy efficiency
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:33 pmPress Release: EECA MEDIA RELEASETUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016 More than 60 of New Zealand’s largest energy-using... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World's Largest Concentrated Solar Plant Opened in MoroccoMorocco has launched the first phase of the largest concentrated solar power (C
World's Largest Concentrated Solar Plant Opened in Morocco
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Morocco has launched the first phase of the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the world. When fully operational, the plant will produce enough energy for more than one million Moroccan households. Inaugurated officially on Thursday,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Fuel mix policy to curb new coal plants The fuel mix policy being cast by the Department of Energy (DOE) will put a s
Fuel mix policy to curb new coal plants
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The fuel mix policy being cast by the Department of Energy (DOE) will put a stop to the aggressive expansion of coal plants – given the fact that the country’s base load source of power will already be solved... Read more
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PhysOrg
Microgrids in the American power networkSiemens' smart Microgrid Management System integrates and optimizes decentraliz
Microgrids in the American power network
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Siemens' smart Microgrid Management System integrates and optimizes decentralized power generation assets and controllable loads to ensure enablement of energy infrastructure functionality Siemens is working with customers in the United States to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Superstition Reigns As Kariba Water Level DropsAs environmental and economic conditions worsen, Zimbabweans look for answers f
Superstition Reigns As Kariba Water Level Drops
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As environmental and economic conditions worsen, Zimbabweans look for answers from a higher power. In this article, Kariba's own, Khanyi Gumpo writes about superstition. Recently, we witnessed a nation in spiritual fervour, in an attempt to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EIB to Extend 115 Million-Euro Loan to Egypt for Power GenerationThe European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to sign a 115-million-euro loan
EIB to Extend 115 Million-Euro Loan to Egypt for Power Generation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to sign a 115-million-euro loan with Egypt during this year to establish a wind farm in the West Bank of the Gulf of Suez, some 400 kilometers southeast of Cairo, said EIB President Werner Hoyer. In an... Read more
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EETimes.de
Heliatek claims OPV world record efficiency of 13.2 percent February 08, 2016 // Paul Buckley Heliatek has achieved a conversion efficie
Heliatek claims OPV world record efficiency of 13.2 percent
EETimes.de / Posted 2 days ago
February 08, 2016 // Paul Buckley Heliatek has achieved a conversion efficiency of 13.2% for an OPV multi-junction cell to claim a world record for the direct conversion of sunlight into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Akwa Ibom Is Set to Produce Electricity MetersTechnical partners from China, Pakistan and India have arrived Akwa Ibom State
As Akwa Ibom Is Set to Produce Electricity Meters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Technical partners from China, Pakistan and India have arrived Akwa Ibom State to conclude arrangements for the take-off of a meter manufacturing company, Metering Solutions Manufacturing Services Limited (MSMSL), which ground breaking was performed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Labour Protest - FG Moves to Secure Electricity Installations NationwideBy Ejiofor Alike and Chineme Okafor Ahead of today's ill-advised plan by the N
Labour Protest - FG Moves to Secure Electricity Installations Nationwide
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Ejiofor Alike and Chineme Okafor Ahead of today's ill-advised plan by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) to picket distribution (Discos) and generation companies (Gencos) in protest against the recent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Improve Power Supply, Not Tariffs, Labour Union Tells BuhariThe National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria on Sunda
Improve Power Supply, Not Tariffs, Labour Union Tells Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria on Sunday said the Federal Government must ensure steady power supply before increasing electricity tariffs. A statement issued in Kaduna by the Secretary General of the Union,... Read more
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DW
Renewable Energie as an economic factor? |DW: In 2011 Chancellor Merkel announced the country would phase out nuclear ene
Renewable Energie as an economic factor? |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
DW: In 2011 Chancellor Merkel announced the country would phase out nuclear energy - and by 2050 at least 80 percent of Germany’s electricity should come from renewables. Barbara Praetorius, I would like to know: How efficient do energy windfarms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Can't Afford Power Disruption Now - Kaduna ElectricThe Managing Director/CEO, Kaduna Electric, Engineer Garba Haruna, has called o
Nigeria Can't Afford Power Disruption Now - Kaduna Electric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Managing Director/CEO, Kaduna Electric, Engineer Garba Haruna, has called on the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union congress to stop their planned picketing of distribution companies as the nation cannot afford any disruption to power... Read more
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Business Wire
Emera Announces the Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for TECO Energy AcquisitionHALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emera Inc. (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) today ann
Emera Announces the Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for TECO Energy Acquisition
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emera Inc. (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”), in connection with the acquisition of... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Mass. gov’s plan may spur import of Canadian hydroBOSTON - Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-sta
Mass. gov’s plan may spur import of Canadian hydro
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON - Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Orders Geothermal Power UptakeDar es Salaam — The Minister of Energy and Minerals Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, has
Tanzania Orders Geothermal Power Uptake
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The Minister of Energy and Minerals Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, has directed the Tanzania Geothermal Development Company (TGDC) that by June 2016, it must begin drilling three holes in the area of Lake Ngozi. This is the first step... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
That Africa May Have Sufficient Electricity, Dangote Champions Power Africa InitiativeDangote Group is leading efforts to significantly increase access to electricit
That Africa May Have Sufficient Electricity, Dangote Champions Power Africa Initiative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dangote Group is leading efforts to significantly increase access to electricity in Africa through Power Africa, an initiative of President Barack Obama. Electricity is fundamental to economic growth and development. It is a major driver of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How 45 Percent Electricity Tariff Hike Will Affect YouThe 45 percent increase in electricity tariff with effect from February 1, 2016
How 45 Percent Electricity Tariff Hike Will Affect You
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The 45 percent increase in electricity tariff with effect from February 1, 2016 is unsettling for many Nigerians, especially consumers paying with estimated bills. While the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said that increase in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Tariff - Mixed Feelings As Operators Lure Consumers With Increased Power SupplyTHERE is mixed feelings among consumers as electricity supply curiously witness
New Tariff - Mixed Feelings As Operators Lure Consumers With Increased Power Supply
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
THERE is mixed feelings among consumers as electricity supply curiously witnessed a slight improvement a day after the new increase tariff structure was announced on February 1. MANY consumers say they are not fooled by what they described as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Increase Power Supply, Not Tariff, Textile Workers Tell Nigerian GovtThe National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria on Sunda
Increase Power Supply, Not Tariff, Textile Workers Tell Nigerian Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria on Sunday said the Federal Government must ensure steady power supply before increasing electricity tariff. A statement issued in Kaduna by the Secretary General of the Union,... Read more
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The Financial Express
Top 10 stocks in focus today: GMR Infra, Jet Airways and moreThe Naresh Goyal-run Jet Airways on Saturday reported a record stand-alone quar
Top 10 stocks in focus today: GMR Infra, Jet Airways and more
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
The Naresh Goyal-run Jet Airways on Saturday reported a record stand-alone quarterly profit of Rs 467 crore for the three months ended December (Photo: Reuters) Benchmark indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty are likely to open in negative on Monday... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England BOSTON (AP) -- Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in en
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) -- Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts... Read more
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dna
Maharashtra to modernise 6 outdated hydel projectsIn a first, the state government is looking at renovating and modernising the o
Maharashtra to modernise 6 outdated hydel projects
dna / Posted 3 days ago
In a first, the state government is looking at renovating and modernising the old hydroelectric projects in Maharashtra with private participation on a build, operate, transfer (BOT) basis. Maharashtra has 34 hydel projects with a total installed... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) — Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
New England Could Import HydropowerTapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New
New England Could Import Hydropower
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some quarters as a... Read more
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CBC.ca
How cutting coal use could mean tough times for one Alberta villageThe coal industry helped build the tiny village of Forestburg, Alta. But with c
How cutting coal use could mean tough times for one Alberta village
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
The coal industry helped build the tiny village of Forestburg, Alta. But with carbon falling out of favour, those who live here fear their homes may disappear alongside the industry that has long helped support the town. The area around the village... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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