September 4th, 2018 | by George Harvey
A number of stories have popped up in the news recently about turning traditional hydroelectric stations, which generate power by using water captured from a flowing river, into pumped storage facilities, which cycle the water using more energy to do so than they produce
July 26th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Los Angeles Water & Power has a plan to build a pumping station 20 miles downstream from Hoover Dam to return some of the water in the lower Colorado River so it can be used to make more electricity. But the devil is in the details.
May 14th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Climate Central. By Bobby Magill The Grand Canyon was once targeted as a major dam site by [&hellip
March 6th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Last week, the Missouri House passed a bill that, if it becomes a law, would greatly weaken a popular renewable energy [&hellip
February 8th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
Boulder City, Nevada is best known as the home of Hoover Dam, once the largest hydroelectric power plant in the country. But the rapid expansion of solar power projects is quickly making a name for the city as the first solar-financed town in America.