12 Apr '11, 7pm

US Interior Department Reconsidering Hydropower

Hydropower is getting fresh consideration from the US Department of the Interior. But there are no plans to build new hydroelectric dams to do this. Instead, a recent agency report has concluded that the department could generate up to one million megawatt hours of electricity annually by adding hydropower capacity at 70 of its existing dams and other water control structures.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/tidal-and-wave-power/3476-us-inter...

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