Tides of Change
- China still mulling Yarlung Tsangpo power station. // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet;Feb2009, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on China's plan to construct a hydropower station located at the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet. The country stresses that the benefits of the said hydropower station outweigh the harm it might produce on the environment. Niu Liu, an energy official at China's State...
- The research and engineering application of a new hardfill cofferdam in Shatuo hydropower station. Chengjia Peng; Peng Hao; Peng Su // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 638-640, p759
A series of studies, including structure layout, detail design, material test, construction technology and prototype monitoring, etc are performed for the cofferdam on the left downstream bank of Shatuo hydropower station, which is situated on Wujiang River, Guizhou, China. Based on the...
- Lash of the dragon. Hillel, Daniel // Natural History;Aug91, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p28
Contends that after a millennia of struggles to subdue the Yellow River in China, it still remains untamed. Explosion of the dikes near the North China Plain in 1938; Reverence held by the Chinese for the river; Renewal of Chinese effort to moderate and harness the Yellow River; Dangers of...
- China's Hydropower Rush Could Devastate Rivers. Wong, Susanne // World Rivers Review;Dec2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p5
The article reports that the hurry of China to construct its hydropower could destruct rivers and communities, according to the magazine "Renewable Energy Focus." It says that the country plans to produce 15% of its electricity from renewable energy as part of its initiative to reduce coal-fired...
- A concrete excuse for dam cracks. // Engineer (00137758);4/19/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7598, p4
Reports on the discovery of cracks at the Three Gorges hydroelectric dam in Yangtze River, China by a team of experts. Measurement of the cracks; Schedule of completion; Amount of power that will be generated by the dam.
- CONNECTICUT TOWN BUILDINGS GO GREEN. // In Business;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p6
Reports the use of green power known as EcoWatt in Westport, Connecticut. Utilization of water for electricity; Importance of methane gas from landfills; Enhancement of green electricity in the state.
- New York deals blow to plans for Quebec's hydro project. // International Wildlife;Jul92, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p25
Announces that New York State has canceled a $17 billion, 20-year contract to buy power from Hydro-Quebec. Governor Mario Cuomo cited reduced energy demand, price, and environmental concerns for the decision.
- Nevada Power remains a target. Taub, Daniel // Las Vegas Business Press;9/23/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p3
Reports the vote of the authority board of Southern Nevada Water Authority to purchase the Nevada Power Co., a power utility to cut the cost on the power consumption of the consumers.
- Let the battle begin. Rademacher, Kevin // Las Vegas Business Press;9/23/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p4
Focuses on the business problems of Nevada Power and its parent company Sierra Pacific Resources, an electric companies in Nevada. Plan of the executives on the issue; Increase of the electric bills; Partnership of the power plants.