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Hydro


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

Award-Winning Hydropower Project Helps Electrify Ethiopia

The government of Ethiopia has set a goal of providing access to electricity to all its citizens by 2025. It still has a long way to go, but projects such…



Nine Dead in Hydropower Plant Blaze in India

A major fire at the Srisailam Left Bank Hydel Power Station in India’s Telegana state on August 20 killed nine people and seriously injured three others. There is now a…


5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydropower

The National Hydropower Association designated Monday, August 24, 2020, National Hydropower Day in the U.S. In honor of the occasion, POWER is highlighting a variety of things many people may…


Rains Complicate Ethiopian Hydro Dam Dispute

Ethiopia says it had reached a “major common understanding” with Egypt and Sudan related to the first filling and annual operation of the 6.4-GW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), paving…


Egypt Warns Ethiopian Mega-Dam May Provoke Conflict, Crises

Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan may be poised to end a decade-long dispute over waters from the River Nile, agreeing on June 27 to conclude trilateral negotiations and reach final agreement…


Rethinking Hydropower Eligibility for State Renewable Incentive Programs

In the absence of a comprehensive federal renewable energy policy, many states have established regulatory frameworks that incentivize or require utilities to purchase or develop a percentage of renewable electricity…