Ethiopia is planning to construct a large hydroelectric dam on the Nile River to supply power for itself and neighboring countries.
Aug 10, 2011 National Geographic
In the opening monologue of The Colbert Report, late-night comic Stephen Colbert mocks what appears to be another installment of "The Value of Zero" campaign for the all-electric, zero-emissions Nissan Leaf.
Jul 29, 2011 AutoBlog
As plans to build a major dam on the Amazon River edge closer to breaking ground, locals in nearby communities worry about the inevitable changes to come.
Mar 12, 2011 Smithsonian Magazine
Plans to construct an $11 billion hydroelectric dam in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil has officials excited about the new energy it will create, and some locals preparing to relocate.
Aug 16, 2010 The New York Times
The Brazilian government has approved a new hydroelectric dam in the Amazon. Many locals and environmentalists are fuming.
Feb 5, 2010 Guardian
Small scale hydroelectricity projects are popping up all over the country, especially in remote and environmentally sensitive places.
Aug 26, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
A recent breach in the largest hydroelectric dam in Russia highlights the dangers posed by undermaintained Soviet era infrastructure.
Aug 21, 2009 The New York Times
<p>High water levels are straining hydroelectric power generators in Oregon, where too much energy is being created.</p>
Jun 29, 2008 The Oregonian
<p>Plans to build a massive dam in Turkey have many hopeful that its creation will revive the local economy.</p>
May 28, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
<p>A group of Indians from the Amazon attacked a government engineer at a recent meeting where he was discussing a proposed hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River that could displace 15,000 indigenous people and destroy traditional fishing grounds.</p>
May 23, 2008 Associated Press via National Geographic