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Hydroelectric Power

The Last Undammed River in the Sierra Madre Occidental Is Under Threat

Jaime Rojo L. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Green
Jaime Rojo L.

Despite obvious public opposition and scientific and legal recommendations, Mexico's Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources approved the construction of the Las Cruces dam in mid-September of this year.

The Resurgence Of Hydroelectric Power?

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On a typical summer weekend, hundreds of boats glide across the shimmering surface of Iowa's Lake Red Rock, the state's larg...

Never Again Enough

William deBuys | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green
William deBuys

In the arid lands of the American West, abundance has a troublesome way of leading back again to scarcity. If you have a lot of something, you find a way to use it up -- at least, that's the history of the "development" of the Colorado Basin.

New York City's Newest Power Source Could Be Its Sewers And Reservoirs

Energy drink | Posted 01.22.2013 | New York

More than a billion gallons of water travel through New York State every day, starting upstate and journeying down to the city and the sea, and driven...

Renewable Energy Bill Could Increase Colorado Jobs By 23,000

Denver Business Journal | Cathy Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Environmental advocates supporting a bill in the state Legislature that would require Xcel Energy to get 30 percent of its power from renewable source...

Tapping The Undersea Vortex For Green Energy

Wired.com | Alexis Madrigal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By tapping the natural motion of slow-moving water, a new hydrokinetic generator could open vast new swaths of the ocean for energy production. When ...