Alcoa begins Cheoah hydro plant modernization project

Hydro Headlines 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, …