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Former NYSERDA CEO Alicia Barton takes the reins at pumped storage company First Light

FirstLight Power, operator of the Northfield Mountain energy storage facility and other hydroelectric, solar and energy-storage assets in Massachusetts and Connecticut, has named Alicia Barton its new chief executive officer, effective Aug. 3. Barton previously served as President and CEO...

Presumptive presidential candidate Joe Biden lays out clean energy plan; industry applauds

Yesterday in a speech given in Wilmington, Delaware, American former Vice President Joe Biden laid out his plan for a clean energy future should he be elected as U.S. President in November. The plan includes...
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Maine secures deal for discounted energy from Hydro Quebec

Hydro Quebec has sweetened the pot for Maine under a $1 billion transmission project to bring hydropower to the New England power grid by agreeing to provide discounted energy to the state, Gov. Janet Mills announced Friday. Hydro...

Investment in offshore wind up more than 300% in 1H2020, says BNEF

Renewable energy capacity investment showed great resilience in the first half of 2020, in the face of the unprecedented economic shock caused by the coronavirus, according to the latest figures from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). Offshore wind financings...

Online educational opportunities: Introducing the HYDRO+ Series

After gathering extensive insight from the global hydroelectric power community, HYDROVISION International, in partnership with its media brand Hydro Review, is launching a new platform to provide timely and informative programming year-round: the HYDRO+ Series. Our world has changed more...

PacifiCorp’s IRP seeks 4.3 GW of wind, solar and energy storage by 2023

West coast electricity utility PacifiCorp has issued its largest request for renewable energy capacity ever, seeking 4,300 MW in solar, wind and battery storage additions within the next three years. Oregon-based PacifiCorp is seeking competitively...
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HYDROVISION International postponed to June 2021

NEW HYDRO+ SERIES LAUNCHES IN JULY WITH HYDROVISION EXCHANGE IN NOVEMBER 2020 As a consequence of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, HYDROVISION International, scheduled for November 17-19 2020, in Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.,...
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IEA calls for $3 trillion global investment in COVID-19 recovery

The International Energy Agency has unveiled a global COVID-19 recovery plan for the global energy sector which outlines a three-year series of actions designed to revitalize economies, boost employment and make energy systems cleaner...

US groups launch “ËœMacro Grid Initiative’ to integrate renewables and create resilience

Coming on the heels of an announcement out of Germany regarding its new transmission line that will bring offshore wind energy from its northern regions to its southern manufacturing centers, two groups in the U.S. have launched...
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Minnesota Power energizes Great Northern Transmission Line to move toward renewable goal

Minnesota Power has energized its Great Northern Transmission Line (GNTL), bringing online a delivery and storage system for renewable energy that spans two states and one Canadian province. The 500-kV line is now delivering 250 MW of carbon-free hydropower...