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U.S. Hydroelectric Market Faces Down Wildfires, Drought with $1.8 Billion in Near-Term Kickoffs

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SUGAR LAND--September 14, 2020--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Even as the U.S. West Coast struggles to contain massive wildfires and the Rocky Mountain and Southwestern states contend with brutal droughts, U.S. hydroelectric power generation is expected to grow 4% in 2020 from 2019 levels, to 280 billion kilowatt-hours, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The top generators typically are in the West, although some Eastern states are seeing growth. Industrial Info is tracking nearly $1.8 billion worth of U.S. hydroelectric power-generation projects that are set to begin construction over the next six months, more than half of which is in the landlocked state of Montana.

Within this article: Details on some of the highest-valued hydroelectric power-generation projects across the U.S. that are set to kickoff through March 2021, including several in area the Pacific Northwest battling wildfires and drought.

Companies featured: Absaroka Energy LLC, General Electric (NYSE:GE) and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Industry Segment: Power
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