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AP: Feds reject removal of 4 US Northwest dams in key report

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A long-awaited federal report out Friday rejected the idea of removing four hydroelectric dams on a major Pacific Northwest river in a last-ditch effort to save more than a dozen...

TVA offers Q&A on issues surrounding coal-fired Bull Run future closure

The Tennessee Valley Authority, which voted to retire the coal-fired Bull Run Fossil Plant in less than four years, also has heard a vast amount of response from its customers and stakeholders, both good and bad. The 889-MW Bull...

Kentucky Hydropower Crew Completes Uplift to fix Generation Unit

The hydropower repair team at the 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky removed a 230-ton rotor in mid-January to gain access to another damaged component.

Gen-Sets for Post-Katrina Pump Stations Finding New Purposes

Houston-based industrial gen-set firm Depco Power Systems purchased 92 generators and engines from the dismantled project and is now finding uses for the equipment. 

Power Largely Restored Across Puerto Rico After Blackout

The blackout snarled traffic, forced businesses and schools to close and sparked long lines at gas stations.

Excavator Blamed for Island-Wide Blackout in Puerto Rico

It is the second major outage in less than a week, with the previous one affecting some 840,000 customers.

Fluor Brings Power to Nearly a Quarter of a Million Customers in Puerto Rico

Fluor has a 54-year presence in the Commonwealth.  

Regulators Reject Hydropower Project Over Tourism Concerns

The decision is a stunning setback for a project that first was proposed in 2010 and appeared to be a done deal.

Fluor Completes High Priority Power Line in Puerto Rico

Work was awarded to Fluor by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

U.S. House Approves Bill to Boost Hydropower

The bill would define hydropower as a renewable energy source and streamline the way projects are licensed, with primary authority granted to a single federal agency. 


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