Image - AltaGas Announces Start-Up of 195 MW Forrest Kerr Hydro Facility

AltaGas Announces Start-Up of 195 MW Forrest Kerr Hydro Facility

AltaGas today announced that it has started producing power at its 195 megawatt (MW) Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric facility. Final commissioning of the powerhouse systems and high voltage switchyard were completed in July and the facility is now tied-in and delivering power to the Northwest Transmission Line at Bob Quinn, British Columbia. "We are pleased to announce that we have safely commissioned and energized the largest...

Hydro - Jul 31, 2014


Image - Indias Reliance Power to Buy Jaypee Hydropower Stations

India's Reliance Power to Buy Jaypee Hydropower Stations

India's Reliance Power will buy three hydropower plants from Jaiprakash Power Ventures for an undisclosed sum to cut its dependance on coal, the firm said Monday. The deal will make Reliance Power -- controlled by billionaire Anil Ambani, the younger brother of India's richest man Mukesh Ambani -- the largest private provider of hydroelectric power in India, the firm's statement said. Reliance has signed a memorandum of und...

Hydro - Jul 28, 2014


Image - California Energy Commission Advances Construction of Hydrogen Refueling

California Energy Commission Advances Construction of Hydrogen Refueling

The California Energy Commission gave final approval today for nearly $50 million in construction projects to advance the consumer market for zero-emission electric vehicles, continuing the state's progress towards a clean transportation future that curbs greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. California's zero-emission vehicle goal is to get 1.5 million hydrogen, battery electric, and plug-in electric vehicles on the roadway ...

Hydro - Clean Transport, Storage - Jul 24, 2014