New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at International Water Power Costs updated for Lower Churchill project by <br/> <br/> The total forecasted project cost for the Lower Churchill Project is set to increase from C$13.11 billion to C$13.37 billion, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has confirmed, stating that it will not need any equity from the province and will cover the increase through internal funding sources.The company has also shared an update on the development of software required to complete the Labrador Island Link (LIL) portion of the project. Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMT ORPC signs deal for hydrokinetic system in Chile by <br/> <br/> Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is to install its first river hydrokinetic power system in South America next year after signing a deal with the Municipality of Chile Chico in the Aysén region of Patagonia, with potential for further installations in the future. Tue, 28 Jun 2022 09:53:00 GMT Britain and Norway partner for African hydropower by <br/> <br/> UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that British International Investment (BII) is to invest up to £160 million into a joint venture between Norfund and Scatec that will help develop Africa’s hydropower sector, with Norfund committing a further US$100 million. Mon, 27 Jun 2022 12:42:00 GMT OPEC Fund loans US$72 million to Mohmand Dam by <br/> <br/> The OPEC Fund for International Development is providing a US$ 72 million loan in support of the 800MW Mohmand Multipurpose Dam Project in Pakistan. Mon, 27 Jun 2022 11:03:00 GMT B.F. Sisk dam safety project breaks ground by <br/> <br/> The US Bureau of Reclamation has kicked off its 120th anniversary year this week at San Luis Reservoir with the groundbreaking of the B.F. Sisk Dam Safety Modification Project. Fri, 17 Jun 2022 15:21:00 GMT Stantec to study pumped storage potential in Canada by <br/> <br/> Stantec has announced it has been commissioned by WaterPower Canada to assess the potential for pumped storage hydropower across Canada. Thu, 16 Jun 2022 11:55:00 GMT Statkraft supplies hydro to Omya Hustadmarmor AS by <br/> <br/> Statkraft has signed a deal is to supply hydropower produced from two of its hydropower facilities in Norway to power Omya Hustadmarmor AS’s marble processing plant at Elnesvågen. Thu, 16 Jun 2022 11:47:00 GMT Voith and Ray Sono offer mobile device monitoring for small hydro operators by <br/> <br/> Voith has teamed up with digital specialist Ray Sono to launch a digital service product that will allow operators of small hydropower projects to manage their station directly from mobile devices, with the system currently in use in Indonesia. Wed, 15 Jun 2022 11:36:00 GMT Sustainable Marine’s Nova Scotia project ready for commercial operation by <br/> <br/> Sustainable Marine’s tidal energy operation in Grand Passage, Nova Scotia, is ready to commence commercial operation, making it the first to deliver in-stream tidal power to the grid in Canada. Tue, 14 Jun 2022 10:27:00 GMT France’s Grand Maison plant testing HSC technology by <br/> <br/> The Grand Maison hydropower plant in the French Alps – which is part of the European Union (EU)-funded XFLEX HYDRO initiative – is testing how Hydraulic Short Circuit (HSC) technology can enable the simultaneous use of very high head pumps and Pelton turbines, using smart digital controls. Mon, 13 Jun 2022 11:32:00 GMT