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Small Hydropower Market Analysis

November 28th, 2015 | by Cynthia Shahan

One notable driver of small hydropower is the low generation cost compared to other off-grid renewable technologies. This information comes [&hellip


New Hydropower Laws Could Add 60 GW Of Clean Energy To US Grid

August 16th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

The one thing everyone working on energy issues in America can agree upon is non-existent energy policy action at the national level. But late last week President Obama signed two bipartisan bills that could create a major boost for US renewables generation from an unlikely source – small hydropower. It’s kind of amazing these bills becoming law hasn’t gotten much attention, since they’re the first real energy legislation to pass Congress since 2009, and could ultimately create 1.2 million green jobs while adding 60 gigawatts of new renewable electricity to the grid.


Brazil to Triple Renewable Energy by 2020 (Focus on Wind)

June 9th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Germany, South Korea, Japan, and China aren't the only countries looking to up step on the renewable energy pedal. Brazil, another major world economy, has also recently announced big renewable energy plans. A new national 10-year plan from Brazil shows that the country will triple its use of renewable energy by 2020 and that a lot of that energy will be wind energy.



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