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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) News

FERC draft EIS endorses relicensing 103.5-MW Merced River, 3.4-MW Merced Falls hydro projects

04/09/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a draft environmental impact statement recommending the relicensing of the 103.5-MW Merce...

FERC receives license application for 260-MW Mineville underground pumped-storage project

04/01/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission received a final license application in February from Moriah Hydro Corp. to develop the 260-MW Mineville p...
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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...

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HydroVision International 2015 keynote speakers announced

04/17/2015

The organizers of HydroVision International 2015 are pleased to announce three keynote speakers confirmed for the opening session of the upcoming conference and exhibition.

Commissioner Bay assumes FERC chairmanship

04/16/2015

Commissioner Norman C. Bay became chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission April 15 under terms of a compromise that had ensured Senate confirmation of his nomination to the commission last year.

CTG receives final approvals for Nepal's 750-MW West Seti hydropower project

04/15/2015

Nepal's investment board has given approval to China Three Gorges International for the development of a 750 MW hydropower project on the West Seti River in Nepal's northwestern Doti District.

Marine Hydrokinetics

04/15/2015

News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for April 2015

Canadian Spotlight

04/15/2015

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

Yahoo, Google speak at NHA conference

NHA brings Microsoft, Yahoo into the hydropower discussion

04/15/2015

Representatives of Microsoft and Yahoo are going to participate in the hydropower discussion at the National Hydropower Association Annual Conference later this month.

Marine energy sector continues growing worldwide, despite economic setbacks

04/14/2015

A report released recently by the International Energy Agency's Ocean Energy Systems shows that the marine and hydrokinetic sector moved closer to commercial viability through 2014.

Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Hydro -- What Lies Ahead?

04/14/2015

Ever wished you had a crystal ball to look at the potential future of the regulatory landscape? A veteran hydro attorney provides a glimpse into the possible future of U.S. hydropower, based on regulatory, judicial and legislative actions ongoing or expected in 2015.

Government & Regulatory Policies

Commissioner Bay assumes FERC chairmanship

04/16/2015 Commissioner Norman C. Bay became chairman of the Federal Energy Regulat...

CTG receives final approvals for Nepal's 750-MW West Seti hydropower project

04/15/2015 Nepal's investment board has given approval to China Three Gorges Intern...

State government wants control of NHPC's Uri, Dulhasti hydropower projects

04/10/2015 Officials from Jammu and Kashmir have asked the National Hydroelectric P...

USDA commits $73 million to dam rehabilitation, assessment program

04/10/2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it will invest US$73 mi...

Energy Incentives

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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...
Hydro to be included in Montana RPS

Montana considers bill to include existing hydro in its RPS

03/31/2015 The Governor of Montana currently is considering a bill that would revis...
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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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