Hydropower Sees Bigger Energy Role, Less Environmental Damage | national politics

By SUMAN NAISHADHAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In southwest Pennsylvania, eight locks and dams that for decades supported barges to move goods along the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers will also generate enough electricity to power 75,000 homes in a few years. Rye Development, a Boston-based hydroelectric company, is retrofitting the dams with … Read more