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Hydro


Large and small hydropower, hydrokinetic, and ocean power projects and technologies

The Big Picture: Power Plant Additions Over the Decades [Infographic]

The deployment of new power plants in the U.S. over the past 14 decades has hinged on policies, markets, technologies, and new industry players. Every decade has presented its own…



POWER Digest (October 2022)

Saft Installs Batteries on Italian Islands. Saft, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, has installed seven maintenance-free Flex’ion lithium-ion battery systems supporting a microgrid with solar plants on the Italian island of…


Australia Taking ‘Renewable’ Approach to Decommissioning Coal Plants

Australia stands at a crossroads when it comes to its energy strategy. On the one hand, the country has moved to embrace clean energy in the past few years, with…


History of Power: The Evolution of the Electric Generation Industry

POWER magazine was launched in 1882, just as the world was beginning to grasp the implications of a new, versatile form of energy: electricity. During its 140-year history, the magazine’s…


Oxford Group: Decarbonizing Energy Would Save $12 Trillion

A new study from business and environmental researchers at Oxford University disputes the notion that a strategy to transition global power generation toward renewable energy and away from fossil fuels…


California Declares Stage 3 Emergency Alert, Warns Rotating Outages Possible

California’s grid operator issued a Stage 3 energy emergency alert (EEA) at 5:17 p.m. PST on Sept. 6, warning it would order rotating power outages to lower soaring power demand…