Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2013-08-05 10:48
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Thu, 2013-02-14 10:08
Last week, the United States Senate passed two hydropower bills by unanimous consent. The two bills now await President Obama’s signature.
The Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act, sponsored by Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington, aims to expedite the permitting process for conduit hydropower and direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to study the feasibility of a streamlined two-year permitting process for closed-loop pumped storage projects.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2013-01-23 11:12
The US House unanimously approved the bipartisan Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (HR 267) yesterday.
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Wed, 2009-04-22 15:56
The House Energy and Commerce Committee of the newly elected 113th Congress has passed a bipartisan hydropower bill that aims to improve the regulatory efficiency for certain types of hydropower projects.
The Hydropower Reform Coalition has published a position statement describing what types of hydropower deserve incentives and how hydropower fits in a renewable energy policy.
The policy statement is available for download here.
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