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Why is Hydropower Relicensing So Complicated?

Jun 25, 2012

Why is Hydropower Relicensing So Complicated?

Unraveling the knot of hydropower development on the Yuba River

Is Hydroelectric Power a ‘Renewable’ Energy Source?

Jun 20, 2012

Is Hydroelectric Power a ‘Renewable’ Energy Source?

Most California hydro doesn't count toward utilities' renewable energy mandates. Should it?

Rethinking Hydropower

Jun 18, 2012

Rethinking Hydropower

The bureaucratic, expensive and often contentious world of hydropower relicensing

Hydropower With a Shrinking Snowpack

Jun 17, 2012

Hydropower With a Shrinking Snowpack

And why that could show up in your electric bill.

The Water That Fuels California’s Power Grid

Jun 12, 2012

The Water That Fuels California’s Power Grid

How many gallons to run that microwave? Part 2 of a series on Water & Power in California.

19%: The Great Water-Power Wake-Up Call

Jun 10, 2012

19%: The Great Water-Power Wake-Up Call

Engineers and policymakers are looking harder at the "water-energy nexus."

 
 

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