Post Tagged with: "Hydropower"

Source: Reuters

Droughts shrink hydropower, pose risk to global push to clean energy


SACRAMENTO, Calif./BRASILIA/SHANGHAI  – Severe droughts are drying up rivers and reservoirs vital for the production of zero-emissions hydropower in several countries around the globe, in some cases leading governments to rely more heavily on fossil fuels.

The emerging problems

Source: CNBC

Melting snow drives Nordic power prices down, hits earnings at renewables producer


One of Europe’s largest generators of renewable energy, Statkraft, said Friday that Nordic power prices had been “pushed down” in the second quarter due to high levels of snow melt.

Announcing its results for the period, the company cited …


NatGas Will Provide Bulk of U.S. Electricity for at Least Two More Years

United States leans away from coal as natural gas powers up to 20 gigawatts in 2018

The EIA’s January 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasted that natural gas will remain the primary source of U.S. electricity generation for …