SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

May 20, 2008 06:30 ET

Run-of-River Hydroelectric Projects Show Dramatic Increase in North America, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - May 20, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Hydroelectric power plant development in North America has increased dramatically in the last few years, as venture capital and Fortune 500 companies have jumped into this potentially profitable arena. Developers are looking at more than 70,000 megawatts (MW) of hydroelectric power unit additions in North America. A large majority of these are run-of-river projects that have several benefits compared to traditional dams or pumped storage hydroelectric plants.

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