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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) News

City asks FERC to reinstate, transfer licenses for Connecticut hydro projects

07/02/2015 Under terms of an act of Congress, the town of Canton, Conn., has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reinstate the licenses of two C...

Staff updates FERC on work to implement Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act

06/26/2015 In a report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC staff has outlined actions to advance hydropower development under provisions of the ...

FERC: Small conduit hydro project may utilize head from unrelated dam

06/19/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has declared a qualifying small conduit hydropower project may be excluded from FERC jurisdiction if it ut...

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City asks FERC to reinstate, transfer licenses for Connecticut hydro projects

07/02/2015

Under terms of an act of Congress, the town of Canton, Conn., has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reinstate the licenses of two Connecticut hydroelectric projects and to transfer the licenses to the city.

U.S. Department of Commerce official Chandra Brown joins HydroVision keynote lineup

07/02/2015

Organizers of the world's largest hydroelectric power event are pleased to announce the addition of Chandra Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Manufacturing with the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration, as a keynote speaker at the upcoming HydroVision International 2015 conference and exhibition.

NHA conference site launch

Website launched for National Hydropower Association’s 2016 annual conference

06/29/2015

Only 300 days remain until the National Hydropower Association’s 2016 Annual Conference!

Marine Hydrokinetics

06/29/2015

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Canadian Spotlight

06/29/2015

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

Hydro Currents

06/26/2015

The top hydroelectric power news for June 2015

Cemig has operating right for 242-MW Jaguara hydropower plant revoked

06/26/2015

The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled this week that utility company Cemig has no right to renew its contract to continue operating the 424-MW Jaguara hydropower plant.

Staff updates FERC on work to implement Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act

06/26/2015

In a report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC staff has outlined actions to advance hydropower development under provisions of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act.

Government & Regulatory Policies

U.S. Department of Commerce official Chandra Brown joins HydroVision keynote lineup

07/02/2015 Organizers of the world's largest hydroelectric power event are pleased ...

Cemig has operating right for 242-MW Jaguara hydropower plant revoked

06/26/2015 The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled this week that utility company Cemig h...

Hydroelectric power included in U.S. bill pushing mandatory energy storage

06/24/2015 Legislation introduced to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natura...

Developer receives Certificate of Registration for Philippines' 45-MW Nalatang B hydropower project

06/19/2015 The Philippines Department of Energy has issued a Certificate of Registr...

Energy Incentives

World Bank via AGLI uses US$1 billion to support hydroelectric projects

05/21/2015 The World Bank Group announced US$1 billion to support the African Great...
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Wave energy developer Minesto establishes UK headquarters with Welsh funds

05/20/2015 The Welsh government has awarded US$14.45 million to marine energy devel...
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HydroVision International 2015 keynote speakers announced

04/17/2015 The organizers of HydroVision International 2015 are pleased to announce...

Marine energy sector continues growing worldwide, despite economic setbacks

04/14/2015 A report released recently by the International Energy Agency's Ocean En...

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