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Vol. 13, No. 46 Week of November 16, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Hydrokinetic finds hope without dams

Emerging technology promises cheap electricity from rivers with dams, project proposals springing up around the state in 2008

Eric Lidji

Petroleum News

Hydroelectric projects often get damned because they’re, well, dammed. Traditional hydroelectric projects can produce cheap, sustainable power by controlling the flow of water to run turbines. But concerns about the environmental impact of the large dams required for hydroelectric have made projects....

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Technology mostly untested

Pros and cons of Alaska

Hydrokinetic projects on deck in Alaska

HGE planning 11 projects

ORPC expanding portfolio

Tidal projects continue
Low-impact hydro on Kenai

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