Alcoa begins Cheoah hydro plant modernization project

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Alcoa begins Cheoah hydro plant modernization project
ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. — Alcoa kicks off a modernization project at Cheoah dam and hydropower plant, one of four hydroelectric power facilities that make up Alcoa Power Generating Inc.’s Tapoco Project.

China to boost hydropower capacity by 50 percent by 2015
BEIJING, China — China plans to boost its installed hydroelectric power capacity to 300 million kW by 2015 from the current 200 million in an effort to cut carbon dioxide emissions. For more information, click here.

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International Hydropower Association publishes GHG Measurement Guidelines for Freshwater Reservoirs
LONDON, England — The International Hydropower Association publishes the first edition of the GHG Measurement Guidelines for Freshwater Reservoirs, the current standard on measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from reservoirs.

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