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Western U.S. & Canada Lead North America in Active Hydropower Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is tracking more than 540 active North American hydropower projects with a combined total investment value of $117.2 billion. The U.S. West Coast and Western Canada each has more than $30 billion in planned hydro projects. The two are the top market regions for both the number and investment values of hydro projects, with British Columbia and California leading the way.

British Columbia, which has $18.5 billion in active hydropower projects, boasts the highest-value North American project with BC Hydro & Power Authority's 1,100-megawatt Fort St. John Site C Hydropower Station, which is located on the Peace River in northeastern British Columbia.

To read more about this and other subjects, including project spending information for the U.S., Canada and Mexico, check out the latest edition of Industrial Info's NavigatIIR online newsletter.

To learn more about trends and market drivers in the hydropower sector, visit Industrial Info at this year's HydroVision International show, which will run from July 22 to 25 in Nashville, Tennessee. Make sure to stop by Booth #1308 to learn more about coverage of plants, project and units in hydro and other Power Industry sectors!

Industrial Info Resources (IIR), with global headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas, three offices in North America and 10 international offices, is the leading provider of global market intelligence specializing in the industrial process, heavy manufacturing and energy markets. Industrial Info's quality-assurance philosophy, the Living Forward Reporting Principle™, provides up-to-the-minute intelligence on what's happening now, while constantly keeping track of future opportunities. To contact an office in your area, visit the "Contact Us" page.

William Ploch

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