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Study investigates feasibility of restoring Sweden's largest pumped storage plant
26 May, 2022
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Successful launch of first Dragon Class tidal powerplant
Thursday, May 26, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has successfully completed the first week of commissioning for the new Dragon 4 tidal power plant in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands.

Hydro from Statkraft to power FREYR Battery production site
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 by Statkraft has announced it has signed an agreement with FREYR Battery to secure long-term supply of renewable power from Statrkraft’s Rana hydropower facility to FREYR’s planned...

AfDB to advise on 1500MW Mphanda Nkuwa hydropower project
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 by The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to provide advisory services for the development of the $4.5 billion 1500MW Mphanda Nkuwa hydropower project in Mozambique.

NYPA allocates hydropower to General Motors plant
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 by The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has approved a low-cost hydropower award to General Motors Components Holdings, a subsidiary of General Motors, that will support nearly 1450 jobs...

WEG supplies largest hydro generators to Brazil project
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 by Three generators from WEG weighing 285 tons each – the largest ever produced by the company – are to play a vital role in the São Roque hydroelectric power plant in Brazil.

IFC to support Mphanda Nkuwa hydropower project, Mozambique
Monday, May 23, 2022 by The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is to collaborate with Mozambique’s Ministry of Mineral Resource and Energy (MIREME), through the Mphanda Nkuwa Hydroelectric...

Baihetan hydropower plant hits milestone for electricity generation
Friday, May 20, 2022 by The 16GW Baihetan hydropower project in China – the largest hydroelectric project currently under construction – has exceeded 10 billion kWh so far this year, a major step in...

Carolina Rinfret new President and CEO of WaterPower Canada
Thursday, May 19, 2022 by WaterPower Canada has appointed Carolina Rinfret as its new president and chief executive officer.

Voith Hydro announces extension to Diagnostic Services portfolio
Thursday, May 19, 2022 by Voith Hydro is extending its Diagnostic Services portfolio as a result of recent product optimisations and developments, and is introducing a new product family.

FEMA commits $33 million for dam safety
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 by The Biden Adminstration, through FEMA, is committing $33 million for two funding opportunities to enhance dam safety efforts across the US, with $15 million coming from the...

Berea College building second hydro facility
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 by Building on the success of the Matilda Hamilton Fee Hydroelectric Station at Lock 12 on the Kentucky River, Berea College has announced it is partnering with Appalachian Hydro...

Drax submits planning application to expand Cruachan facility in Scotland
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by Plans are being submitted today by Drax that will double generating capacity at its Cruachan pumped storage project in Scotland.

Sustainable hydropower in Commonwealth countries boosted with new partnership
Monday, May 16, 2022 by The Commonwealth Secretariat and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) have signed an agreement that is set to advance sustainable hydropower in member countries, in line...

Reports says 2021 was record breaking year for dam removal in Europe
Monday, May 16, 2022 by At least 239 barriers were removed from rivers in 2021 by practitioners from 17 European countries, making it a record-breaking year for dam removal on the continent, a new report says.

Strabag selected for Coire Glas exploratory works
Friday, May 13, 2022 by After a rigorous tendering process, SSE Renewables has selected Strabag UK to undertake the exploratory works for the 150MW Coire Glas project in Scotland, the first large-scale...

Biden-Harris Administration announces $240 million to repair aging water infrastructure
Friday, May 13, 2022 by The US Department of the Interior has received an investment of $240.4 million for infrastructure repairs in fiscal year 2022 from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. To...

World's first 600 r/min pumped storage unit in commercial operation
Friday, May 13, 2022 by The world’s first reversible pumped storage unit with 600 r/min and 350 has been successfully placed into operation at the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in E Zhejiang...

First floating tidal power delivered to Nova Scotia grid
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by Ocean energy firm Sustainable Marine today announced it has delivered the first floating in-stream tidal power to Nova Scotia’s grid, successfully harnessing the enormous tidal...

Aquantis first US developer to physically test at EMEC site
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by California-based tidal energy developer Aquantis Inc is set to become the first US ocean energy developer to physically test at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) after signing...

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