Hydrokinetic Energy News
Near Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, hydroelectric power plants provide electricity that could guard against deforestation and revitalize the war-torn country.
The Trump administration has proposed selling off portions of a vast system that produces nearly half of the nation’s hydropower electricity.
A Stanford professor’s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions.
The spending plan also calls for raising billions of dollars by opening up public lands to oil and gas drilling and selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The unpopular dam poses a daunting test for Myanmar’s leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: Going ahead with it would anger the public. Killing it would anger China.
A fight over a hydroelectric project in British Columbia is pitting the government against a public demanding greater rights and political transparency.
Swansea, once a hub of industrial activity, has fallen on harder times. A project to harness tides in the nearby bay offers a chance at rejuvenation.
Canadians like their hydroelectric power, but while it may address climate change concerns, it is not without its own issues.
There have been protests near a project in Labrador, and researchers say problems loom at 22 major dams proposed or under construction close to other indigenous communities.
Big data centers for the likes of Apple, Facebook and Google are increasing the demand for renewable energy, which may spur the construction of green facilities.