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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) News

Jennifer Hill FERC

Hill appointed to direct FERC Division of Hydropower Administration, Compliance

03/23/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has named Jennifer Hill director of the Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance in FERC's Off...
Muddy Run Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant

Final FERC EIS endorses relicensing three Susquehanna River hydro projects

03/18/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a final environmental impact statement recommending the relicensing of three hydroelectri...

FERC seeks experts to serve on hydro licensing dispute resolution panels

03/11/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requests applications from resource experts to serve on hydropower licensing study dispute resolution pane...

Latest Regulation & Policy News

NHA Annual Conference

NHA adds Rep. Tonko, White House adviser Dorgelo to annual conference keynote

03/27/2015

The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce the addition of Congressman Paul Tonko and White House adviser Cristin Dorgelo as speakers during the upcoming NHA Annual Conference, making the event's opening plenary session a can't-miss opportunity.

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Nigeria commits to developing hydroelectric power during World Water Day 2015 event

03/26/2015

An official from Nigeria's Ministry of Water Resources has said it will include or add hydroelectric power generating facilities to all existing and future dams within the country.

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DOE, Army, Interior extend partnership for hydroelectric power development

03/25/2015

The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of the Army for Civil Works have announced that the trio will extend their partnership to advance hydroelectric power development for an additional five years, extending an agreement that stems to March 2010.

Gulpur hydro project agreements signed

Agreements to advance development of 102-MW Gulpur hydroelectric plant in Pakistan

03/24/2015

Three agreements were signed last week that should advance development of the 102-MW Gulpur hydroelectric plant on the Poonch River in Pakistan.

Jennifer Hill FERC

Hill appointed to direct FERC Division of Hydropower Administration, Compliance

03/23/2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has named Jennifer Hill director of the Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance in FERC's Office of Energy Projects.

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Leaders sign "declaration of principles" for 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance hydropower project

03/23/2015

Leaders from Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have signed an agreement to end a long-time dispute regarding the controversial 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance hydropower plant.

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HydroVision International 2015 early bird discounts available now

03/23/2015

HydroVision International 2015 is still more than three months away, but it isn't too soon to save on registrations for the world's largest hydroelectric power event.

Muddy Run Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant

Final FERC EIS endorses relicensing three Susquehanna River hydro projects

03/18/2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a final environmental impact statement recommending the relicensing of three hydroelectric projects totaling 1,394.41 MW on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania and Maryland

Government & Regulatory Policies

NHA Annual Conference

NHA adds Rep. Tonko, White House adviser Dorgelo to annual conference keynote

03/27/2015 The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce the addition ...
Nigeria Map

Nigeria commits to developing hydroelectric power during World Water Day 2015 event

03/26/2015 An official from Nigeria's Ministry of Water Resources has said it will ...
USA Map

DOE, Army, Interior extend partnership for hydroelectric power development

03/25/2015 The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. ...
Gulpur hydro project agreements signed

Agreements to advance development of 102-MW Gulpur hydroelectric plant in Pakistan

03/24/2015 Three agreements were signed last week that should advance development o...

Energy Incentives

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HydroVision International 2015 early bird discounts available now

03/23/2015 HydroVision International 2015 is still more than three months away, but...
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Marine and hydrokinetic energy taking center stage at new event

03/13/2015 The inaugural International Marine Renewable Energy Conference (IMREC) a...
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America's non-hydro renewables outpace hydroelectric power through 2014

03/10/2015 The net generation of America's non-hydroelectric renewable resources ec...
Program to fund small hydro development

USDA grants available year-round to develop renewables, including hydro

02/11/2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has opened its Renewable Energy for A...

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