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2014-05-06 16:24:47

GEI to provide owner's engineer services for the SMUD Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Development Project SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it is providing certain Owner's Engineer services for the proposed Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Iowa Hill Pumped-Storage Development project. GEI is pleased to...

2014-02-27 23:22:10

Growing demand for green energy and capacity addition, especially in China, expected to drive hydropower demand over the next six years. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/hydropower-industry. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The global installed capacity for hydropower is expected to reach 1,524 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Cost advantages of hydropower based electricity generation and the substitution of fossil fuel...

2014-02-10 16:23:05

Interested Firms will Participate in March 20 Auction KYLE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xtreme Power, a leader in integrated power management systems and energy storage solutions, won bankruptcy court approval on February 7 to eliminate a February deadline for bids and instituted a straight auction process in March. Horizon Technology Finance Corporation will provide debtor-in-possession financing and serve as the stalking horse at the auction with a bid of $10 million and...

2013-10-25 23:02:12

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is receiving from NOAA more than half a million dollars to support Atlantic salmon restoration in Maine. Brunswick, ME (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to receive $174,000 for the conservation organization’s Maine Headwaters Project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Center. The funds are being used to build two fishways on tributary streams as well as replacing two impassable...

2013-09-12 23:32:09

An engineering marvel responsible for water distribution to over 38 million Californians. Redding, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Shasta Dam’s 75th Anniversary As a symbol of hope, hard work and the nation's largest state-built water and power development and distribution system, Shasta Dam has forever changed the way Californians receive their water source. With a controversial beginning and an integral part to California’s identity, the state’s second largest Dam went under...

Environment Harmed More Than Expected From Small Dams On Chinese River
2013-05-30 13:07:00

American Geophysical Union A fresh look at the environmental impacts of dams on an ecologically diverse and partially protected river in China found that small dams can pose a greater threat to ecosystems and natural landscapes than large dams. Although large dams are generally considered more harmful than their smaller counterparts, the research team´s surveys of habitat loss and damage at several dam sites on the Nu River and its tributaries in Yunnan Province revealed that,...


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