Separate research teams at Michigan’s two largest universities are pursuing advances in hydroelectric research they hope will have both local and global impacts.
A series of six small hydroelectric projects along the Muskingum River in southeastern Ohio point to hydropower’s potential as a robust, if underused, energy source for the state, supporters say.
When residents turn on the lights in the A-Mill Artist Lofts overlooking the Mississippi River in Minneapolis next year, some of their electricity will be generated just a few floors below them.
Two representatives of a Manitoba tribe spoke to Minnesota legislators in opposition to proposed legislation allowing utilities to count new hydropower projects toward meeting their renewable energy goals.
Iowa is firmly established as a national leader in biofuels and wind energy. Could the state take a similar leadership role on hydropower?