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Energy department opens new round of funding to reward new hydropower

Across the country, there are thousands of dams and waterways that steer water where it needs to go—but they could do more. And the Energy Department is working on that. Under an incentive program for hydropower development, the Department opened the application period today for the program’s latest round of funding. Applications are now being accepted from owners and operators that produced hydroelectric power in 2015 from new equipment added to an existing dam or…

10 Amazing Facts about Renewable Energy

How much do you know about renewable energy? How much do we understand the sources of clean energy, their costs and benefits? Do you wonder why we aren’t taking more advantage of the renewable resources our planet offers? Is it a lack of awareness? To a certain extent, yes. So let’s take the blinders off and open our eyes to 10 amazing facts about renewable energy that everyone should know. #1: Renewable energy is a…

10 fun facts about renewable energy

As the global environmental crises dawns upon us, renewable energy models are taking center stage. Around the world conversation is swirling concerning what we, as a global society, will do to combat the negative effects of climate change and become less dependent on oil and other fuels to power our energy needs. Fortunately, renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly more fashionable and economical around the world. Here are 10 facts about renewable energy you may…