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Access to electricity: Bangladesh at the bottom among Asian LDCs

The “Least Developed Countries Report 2017” report was launched in Bangladesh on Wednesday Half of the rural population of Bangladesh has no access to electricity,...

US House of Representatives approves Bill to boost hydro

A bill that could expand hydropower in the US has been approved by a majority vote of 257-166 in the House of Representatives, and...

Soubre Dam inaugurated in Cote d’Ivoire

The four-turbine, four-kilometre (2.5-mile) -long Soubre dam is expected to add 275 megawatts of power to the network’s present annual supply of 2,000 MW,...

What is the Paris Agreement on Climate Change?

On December 12, 2015, 195 countries gathered in the French capital to conclude the first truly universal climate treaty, the Paris Agreement, aimed at...

Off-grid energy

The efficiency of solar power cells and declining price of storage batteries means it has become possible for isolated villages and whole islands to...

Electric Energy Used for Lighting in the United States Every Year

Do You know How much electricity is used for lighting in the United States? The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) approximates about 279 billion kilowatt...

Reservoir filling starts at Neelum Jhelum

Reservoir filling has started at the 969MW Neelum Jhelum hydropower project in Pakistan, as the project nears completion. Located on the river Neelum in Azad...

Indian Government mulling ‘large fund’ for river inter-linking projects: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today that the government was exploring possibilities to create a "large fund" for projects related to inter-linking of rivers...

Costa Rica Hydropower Plant Demonstrates Good Practice In Sustainability

The Reventazón project in Costa Rica, the largest hydropower plant in Central America, has been classed as an example of international good practice in hydropower sustainability. It is...

China diverts 10 billion cubic meters of water from south to north

BEIJING, Some 53.1 million people in northern China have benefited from the country's massive water diversion project which has so far transferred 10 billion...