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New laws and tech are changing the tides for hydroelectricity in Indiana-
The state has historically struggled with infrastructure for hydropower. But Hoosiers might soon have the chance to expand their share of this steadily growing renewable energy.02
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Dam Accounting: Taking Stock of Methane Emissions From Reservoirs-
Mounting studies highlight greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs, and now a coalition of environmental groups has called for regulatory action.
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Energy shift creates opening for ‘world’s largest batteries’-
The hydropower industry considers pumped storage the best answer to a question hovering over the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy to address climate change: where to get power when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.
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Hydropower eyes bigger energy role, less environmental harm-
Rye Development, a Boston-based hydropower company, is retrofitting the dams with turbines to generate electricity and says the upgraded structures will limit damage to the rivers’ water quality and fish.
Water Power: The Good, the Bad, and the Bubbly-
Rushing, cascading water doesn’t just power epic rafting trips—fast-flowing water also creates hydropower. It goes something like this: A dam…