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2011-02-14 19:59:00

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarawak is ahead of other Malaysian states in conducting Social and Environmental Impact Assessments (SEIA) before any development projects begin. Whilst pursuing growth, the Government of Sarawak is promoting sustainable development to ensure that the environment and the state's natural resources are not adversely affected. Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud said: "I regard environmental protection and sustainable forestry...

2011-01-14 10:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corp. -- Electric Light & Power magazine has named Canada's largest electricity producer and the world's largest hydroelectric power producer, Hydro-Quebec, as the magazine's 2010 Utility of the Year. Electric Light & Power Editor in Chief Teresa Hansen will present the award to Hydro-Quebec during an awards dinner Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. The dinner is part of the second annual Electric Light...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHC.WS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced it will attend the Piper Jaffray Sixth Annual Clean Technology & Renewables Conference to be held at the Westin New York at Times Square in New York, NY on Wednesday, January 12th. John D. Kuhns, Chairman and CEO of China...

2011-01-05 07:32:00

BEIJING, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. ("HPI" or the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) is pleased to announce that on January 4, 2011 it entered into an equity transfer agreement (the "Transfer Agreement") with the shareholders of Fushun Suzihe Hydropower Co., Ltd. (the "Target Company" or "Suzihe Hydropower") to acquire 100% equity interest in the Target Company with a consideration of RMB50 million. The shareholders of the Target Company...

2010-12-06 08:00:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVVT) ("China Valves" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese metal valve manufacturer, today announced that the Company has received a purchase order worth $15 million for pumped storage inlet valves for hydraulic turbines and large diameter pumped energy storage ball valves from Dongfang Electric Corporation ("Dongfang Electric"), the largest manufacturer of power generating equipment and...

2010-12-03 04:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, December 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announces it will carry Power Market in the Americas to 2020 - Renewable Energy and Growing Demand Entails Efficient Infrastructure Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/41938-power-market-in-the-americas-to- 2020-renewable-energy-and-growi.html Browse All GBI Research Reports at http://www.reportsnreports.com/publishers/gbi-research/ New Research report,...

2010-12-02 00:00:44

The turbomachinery company is working on multiple projects for the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind & Hydropower Technologies Program, including a self-actuating blade articulation mechanism to develop advanced water power technology for recovering energy from ocean waves. (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Concepts NREC, a world leader in turbomachinery-focused design and development, CAD/CAM software and manufacturing services, today announces that it will share details of its U.S. Department...

2010-11-04 08:00:00

TIANJIN, China, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom today inaugurated its new hydropower manufacturing facility at Tianjin in China. The new factory will place Alstom in a better position to supply its customers in China and abroad, while offering opportunities for further expansion in China's healthy hydropower market, which accounts for 22% of the country's electricity generation capacity and is expanding at a rate of 15 GW per year. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

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2010-10-20 13:58:49

Invention could enable renewable power generation at thousands of unused sites Hydroelectric power is the oldest and the "greenest" source of renewable energy. In Germany, the potential would appear to be completely exploited, while large-scale projects in developing countries are eliciting strong criticism due to their major impact on the environment. Researchers at Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have developed a small-scale hydroelectric power plant that solves a number of problems...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company" or "CHC"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it recently signed a framework agreement (MOU) with China Guangdong Nuclear Energy Development Co., Ltd. ("Guangdong Nuclear" or "CGNEDC") for the equity transfer of a controlling interest of the Wuyue Pumped Storage...


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