Award-Winning Hydropower Project Helps Electrify Ethiopia

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:59:12 +0000

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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 as the Genale Dawa III hydropower station are helping

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Nine Dead in Hydropower Plant Blaze in India

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:41:15 +0000

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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 wide-ranging federal investigation into its cause.  According to plant owner and operator, Telangana State Power Generation Corp. Ltd. (TSGenco), the tragic accident occurred at about […]

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Nine Dead in Hydropower Plant Blaze in India

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:41:15 +0000

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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 wide-ranging federal investigation into its cause.  According to plant owner and operator, Telangana State Power Generation Corp. Ltd. (TSGenco), the tragic accident occurred at about […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydropower

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 13:19:15 +0000

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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 not know about hydropower. 1. The First Electricity Generated in the U.S. by Hydropower Was in 1880 People have been using water power to perform […]

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Rains Complicate Ethiopian Hydro Dam Dispute

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:22:17 +0000

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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 the way to a “breakthrough agreement” in the contentious dispute that is primarily about use of the River Nile’s waters.   As POWER reported in […]

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Ghana Pushes For Adoption Of EVs To Soak Up Excess Electricity Generation Capacity

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 18:55:52 +0000

In a bid to increase uptake of this excess electricity, the Energy Commission launched the Drive Electric Initiative in 2019. The Drive Electric Initiative says Ghana plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 15% of the projected business as usual approach emissions by 2030 and they see the acceleration of adoption of EVs as one of the best ways to achieve this

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Egypt Warns Ethiopian Mega-Dam May Provoke Conflict, Crises

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:07:01 +0000

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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 about the first filling and annual operation of the massive 6.4-GW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). According to the Ethiopian Office of the Prime Minister, […]

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Reduced Cost for Renewables Supports Sector Growth

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:05:54 +0000

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A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows costs for renewable power are increasingly cheaper than those for generation from coal, reinforcing the trend of increased investment in solar and wind power and away from fossil fuel-powered electricity production. The IRENA report—Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019—showed that more than half of […]

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Northvolt & Hydro Team Up For EV Battery Recycling

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 17:00:53 +0000

Northvolt battery recyclingElectric cars and recycling are made for each other. Northvolt and others are working today on the battery anhd motor recycling systems of tomorrow.

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With Vogtle Completion in Sight, Southern Company Targets Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:26:44 +0000

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Fresh off the announcement that the final module for Vogtle Unit 3 was placed at the nuclear expansion project in Georgia, Southern Company said on May 27 that it was setting “a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.” The announcement was made during Southern Company’s annual stockholders meeting, which […]

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