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Planning application submitted for Toddbrook Reservoir repair
In a major step forward in the restoration of Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, the Canal & River Trust charity has confirmed that it has submitted a planning application for...
Andritz to work on Robert S Kerr rehab
Andritz has been contracted by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, to rehabilitate and upgrade all four turbines and generators at the Robert S. Kerr hydroelectric power...
Upgrade complete at Ust-Khantayskaya hydro plant, Russia
The Ust-Khantayskaya hydropower plant in Norilsk, Russia has been recommissioned following an extensive modernisation project that saw the plant’s capacity increase to 511MW from 441MW.
Local precast factory launched for Australia’s Snowy 2.0 project
The 130,000 concrete segments that will line the tunnels for the 2GW Snowy 2.0 pumped storage project in Australia will be produced locally, with Snowy Hydro announcing the launch of...
Upgraded unit commissioned at Cheboksary plant, Russia
Another milestone has been reached at a project to modernise RusHydro’s Cheboksary hydropower plant with commissioning of the upgraded hydraulic unit number 6. The latest...
Site C balance of plant electrical contract awarded
BC Hydro has awarded the $128 million Site C balance of plant contract for electrical work to F&M Installations Ltd.
GE invests millions to attract young engineers
GE has announced plans to invest $3.5 million (£2.5m) in a bid to increase the diversity of young people entering engineering in the UK.
Largest hydropower plant in Nepal enters operation
The Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP) has been placed into operation in Nepal, with its 456MW capacity making it the largest hydropower plant in the country.
TBM breakthrough achieved at Kemano T2 hydro project
A major construction milestone has been reached at Rio Tinto’s Kemano T2 hydropower project in British Columbia with the tunnel boring machine breaking through and completing its journey.
Hitachi ABB to lead Egypt-Saudi interconnector consortium
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced that it is to lead the consortium that has been awarded the contract, worth several hundred million US dollars, for the first ever large-scale...
CalWave commissions open-water wave energy pilot
CalWave has announced it has successfully commissioned its CalWave x1™ off the coast of San Diego, marking the beginning of California’s first at-sea, long-duration wave energy...
Thyssengroup and SENS collaborate on underground pumped storage
Sustainable Energy Solutions Sweden Holding AB (SENS) and Thyssenkrupp Uhde Africa are to work together to potentially develop an underground pumped storage project in South Africa.
Major upgrade project completed at Buchanan Dam
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has completed a $51 million, 12 year project to upgrade the floodgates at Buchanan Dam in Texas to maintain continued reliable and...
IHA awarded International Association of the Year
The International Hydropower Association took home the award for International Association of the Year at the 2021 Association Excellence Awards.
TMLP extends hydropower contract
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant (TMLP) has extended its contract with FirstLight Power of Burlington, Massachusetts, ensuring supply of clean hydropower for an additional seven years...
Minesto awarded funds by the Swedish Energy Agency
Marine energy developer Minesto has been awarded s SEK 5.8 million grant from the Swedish Energy Agency to help facilitate the ongoing commercialisation of its Deep Green technology.
Germany commits €100 million to SEFA for renewable energy investments
The German government is to contribute €100 million to the African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), with the funding set to unlock private sector...
Hydropower set to displace fossil fuel as CHPE selected by New York state
Hydro-Québec and Transmission Developers have been selected to partner with New York state to help achieve the clean energy transition, with the Champlain Hudson Power Express...
BC Hydro planning to decommission dam to allow fish passage
BC Hydro has announced it plans to decommission the Wilsey Dam and Shuswap Falls Powerhouse on the Shuswap River to allow salmon access to historical spawning habitat in the river.