Nearly 53 GW of pumped-storage capacity were in development across the U.S. in 2019, and the resource is growing almost as quickly as all other storage resources combined, DOE said in its latest hydropower market report, released Jan. 19. Read More

FERC on Jan. 19 denied petitions from the Turlock and Modesto irrigation districts for an order declaring that the California State Water Resources Control Board waived its Clean Water Act authority to certify relicensing of the Don Pedro Project and the licensing of the La Grange Project. Read More

The developer of the Swan Lake North Pumped Storage hydro project has asked FERC for a two-year extension of its construction deadlines, to April 30, 2023, to start construction and to April 30, 2028, to finish it. The 400 MW closed-loop project will be sited in Klamath County, Ore. The requ… Read More