The very plants whose emissions help drive climate change are at risk of shutdowns because the water they need to operate has fallen to unprecedented levels.
Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming form a partnership to compete for the financing of new hydrogen hubs.
Experts say it will take a lot more than one snowy winter to refill the reservoir.
Seven states in the West have been given until August 15th to implement new strategies and tools to conserve the Colorado River.
As competition for water increases, the way hydropower is managed within regions and across the power grid in the U.S. will have to evolve.
Drought and demand threaten a critical component of the Western grid as Lake Powell approaches minimum power pool for the first time.
Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach water levels low enough to halt hydropower production.
Lake Powell will receive 1 million acre-feet of water from the Colorado River as a short-term solution to drought, boosting lake levels and protecting hydropower production.
Millions of dollars are being lost as Lake Powell’s drought-strapped hydropower system fails to produce enough electricity.
Aspen’s new water resource plan outlines the strategy for creating emergency storage to address threats to existing supplies.
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