Forecast: U.S. Hydropower Generation to Decline 14% in 2021 Due to Drought

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:56:06 +0000

In our latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that electricity generation from U.S. hydropower plants will be 14% lower in 2021 than it was in 2020. Extreme and exceptional drought conditions have been affecting much of the western United States, especially California and states in the Pacific Northwest, which are home to the majority of U.S. […]

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Can the US Survive California’s Drought?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:50:59 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Pablo Ortiz, Bilingual Western States Climate Scientist  The drought facing the Western United States is bad. Really bad. It’s become worse faster than the last one. As more of the United States suffers from drought conditions and water supplies are diminishing, water demands are rising. Smaller water supplies combined with […]

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Idaho’s Republican Governor Agrees To Kill 90% Of The State’s Wolves

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 23:57:25 +0000

I recently wrote about how Idaho’s state senators have lost their minds and proposed a sickening bill that would kill 90% of the state’s wolves. Well, it seems that Governor Brad Little (R) has been drinking the same water the senators have — they have all lost their minds. The Huffington Post reported that the […]

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Idaho’s State Senators Have Straight Up Lost Their Minds

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 01:57:10 +0000

Idaho state senators on Wednesday completely lost their minds — or at least their humanity. The senators decided to approve legislation to allow the state to hire private contractors to kill up to 90% of the wolves roaming the state. That’s a cruel death sentence for more than 1,000 wolves. Republican Sen. Mark Harris, who […]

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Large-Volume, Long-Duration Power and Water Storage Project Taking Shape in Idaho

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:39:05 +0000

The post Large-Volume, Long-Duration Power and Water Storage Project Taking Shape in Idaho appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Cat Creek Energy, developer of a 1.1-GW “tribrid” renewable power and water storage project planned near Mountain Home, Idaho, has picked Voith Hydro to design and manufacture equipment for the project’s 720-MW ternary pumped storage component.  The development announced on April 29 marks a major milestone for the Cat Creek Energy and Water (CCEW) project. […]

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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