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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — The St. Joseph River’s capacity to power mills and other industry was one of the assets that drew settlers to its shores in the 1800s. On Wednesday, city officials took a step toward tapping that power again by installing a...
South Bend TribuneFOUND: Rusty bicycle frame, thoroughly encrusted with sediment, stones and half of a clamshell because it's been bathing in the St. Joseph River -- until now. Draped with dried river plants. Like artwork. Now exposed to the air for the first time in God-...
GOSHEN -- The city of Goshen is slowly bringing back a piece of its history -- an old hydro electric power plant. It is part of a larger effort to bring new life to the old mill race that played a vital role in Goshen's development. From time to time,...
Tags: Renewable Energy
Indiana Michigan Power will begin raising the water level upstream of the Elkhart Hydroelectric Generating Station on March 14. According to an I&M news release, the reservoir was lowered two feet in December to prevent ice buildup at the County Road...
Reuters* Chinese, Korean and Spanish firms to bid by early 2014 * Plant would provide 4,800 MW, S.Africa to buy over half * Congo needs more electricity to power mining operations By John Irish PARIS, May 18 (Reuters) - Chinese, South Korean and Spanish...
Tags: Environmental Issues, China, Finance, Africa, Renewable Energy
The Hartford CourantLegislation that would let two old dams on the Farmington River be used for hydropower got a boost on Thursday when a committee of the U.S. Senate endorsed the idea. The Senate's energy and natural resources committee voted in favor of a bill that...
A Colorado firm has begun applying for permits to study the feasibility of a hydroelectric facility on the Lehigh River in Allentown. In February, Hamilton Street Hydro LLC of Boulder, Colo. submitted an application to the U.S. Federal Energy...
ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China's environment ministry has given the go-ahead for the construction of what will become the country's tallest hydroelectric dam despite acknowledging it will have an impact on plants and rare fish. The dam, with a height of 314...
Proposition 13 loophole: An article in the May 5 Section A about a loophole in Proposition 13 thatenables businesses to sidestep a tax reassessment examined the purchase of a Santa Monica hotel company by Michael Dell and partners. The article said that...
ReutersBy John Kemp LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - For free-market purists, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a monstrous hybrid - part giant electric producer, part government agency. The Obama administration has announced a strategic review that could...
Appalachian Power says the rain-swollen Roanoke River has damaged a boat barrier upstream from the company's Niagara hydroelectric dam in Roanoke County. Spokesman Todd Burns told the Roanoke Times the company hopes to have the barrier repaired as...
Reuters* Fears over potential quake impact on nuclear sites * Environmental chief says highest standards observed * Says has mastered knowledge to thwart cyber attacks By Tom Miles GENEVA, May 10 (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear and hydropower facilities are...
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