Other marine energy and hydropower Features for July 2011

Other marine energy and hydropower Features Archive

Hydropower's fish-friendly turbines Hydropower's fish-friendly turbines

While hydropower is classified as renewable power, that doesn't mean there is no environmental harm. In addition to concerns about loss of habitat and silt build ups, one of the main concerns is the effect on fish populations. But the latest turbines seek to reduce stress on a food that is often vital to local communities.

Renewable energy project monitor Renewable energy project monitor

July/August 2011: This second monthly column, written by the ceo of the Energy Industries Council, reports on the latest new project developments in the global renewable energy marketplace.