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FERC issues final EIS for 393 MW Swan Lake North Pumped Storage Project

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff have issued a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the licensing of Swan Lake North Hydro LLC's proposed 393.3-MW Swan Lake North Pumped Storage Project.

U.S. government agency formed to focus on cybersecurity

In case you missed it (we kinda did), in November 2018 the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was created.

WAPA, Duke-American Transmission Co. move on California power line project

A San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority spokesperson on Feb. 1 told TransmissionHub that the current project cost estimate is $323.5 million, but that estimate continues to be refined

Toshiba unit to proceed on new hydro project

Toshiba will design, manufacture, install and commission new generator stators and windings

Wartsila to equip to hydropower plant in Idaho

This includes the refurbishment of the two horizontal turbine runners on the Kaplan turbines, located in the Allen E. Inman powerhouse

How Legislation is Boosting Hydro Development in US

When President Barack Obama enacted both the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (HREA) and Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act in August 2013, their passage was seen as a coup for the hydroelectric power industry and a harbinger of development within the U.S.

Arkansas senators introduce bill to allow states to reject federal transmission projects

"Arkansans should have a say in any decision that affects our land," Cotton said.

Natural ester fluids: New tool for transformers

Utility companies are increasingly turning to natural ester fluids to help them capture the operating efficiencies they need to remain competitive.

The Columbia River Basin generates 40 percent of all U.S. hydropower

The steep gradients of the Columbia River and its tributaries make it ideal for the production of hydroelectric power

Group submits comments on EPA plan to cut emissions at Arizona power plant

In October, EPA published a supplemental proposal that incorporates in large part a BART alternative that was submitted by the group three months earlier