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HydroLand acquires 25MW hydro portfolio from Enel Green Power North America
Renewable energy firm HydroLand has acquired a 25MW portfolio of hydroelectric facilities from Enel Green Power North America, Inc, a major step in the US-based firm’s bid to create...
Six units to be replaced at Bratsk hydro plant, Siberia
En+ Group has announced it has begun the replacement of six hydraulic units at the it’s Bratsk hydropower plant in Siberia as part of its large-scale "New energy" modernisation programme.
Plans approved to expand Kruonis pumped storage plant, Lithuania
Ignitis Group subsidiary Ignitis gamyba has approved plans to expand the Kruonis pumped storage plant in Lithuania and has initiated the first stage of the development – a tender...
CorPower extends equity funding for commercial scale demonstration
Wave energy technology developer CorPower has announced it has extended its equity funding to €20.3 million for the commercial scale demonstration of its technology after securing...
Andritz wins contract on Austrian pumped storage plant
Andritz has been contracted by TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG to supply two motor-generators for the new Kühtai 2 pumped storage power plant in Austria, with commissioning scheduled for 2026.
Study says pumped storage could save millions in energy system costs
A new study by independent researchers from Imperial College London has found that just 4.5GW of new long duration pumped hydro storage with 90GWh of storage could save up to £690m...
Dam upgrade investment decision reassessed for value
A project to upgrade Lake Macdonald Dam in Noosa, Queensland, Australia will be reassessed to ensure prudency while also meeting dam safety, water security, environmental and...
Flood repair works completed at Fred Haigh Dam
Works to repair scour damage downstream of the Fred Haigh Dam spillway near Gin Gin in Queensland, Australia, have recently been completed, SunWater has announced.
Agreement signed for commercialization of WireScan technology
Hydro-Québec has entered a commercialization agreement for its patented WireScan technology with ASI Services Techniques Inc (ASI), a division of ASI Group Ltd.
RusHydro signs first non-regulated agreement for hydropower supply
RusHydro is to supply electricity produced by the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant to gold producer PJSC Polyus after signing a bilateral power purchase agreement.
Nam Theun 1 breaks RCC placement record
At the end of January 2021, the Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project in Laos PDR broke the World Record for RCC Placement in a single month.
Eco Wave Power reaches regulatory milestone for Israel wave energy project
Eco Wave Power has secured the engineering coordination permit from the Municipality of Tel-Aviv Jaffa for the cement works and installation of ten floaters for the EWP-EDF One...
SNC-Lavalin wins contract to add hydro to existing dams in the US
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc is to add powerhouses to three existing dam and lock facilities in a engineering services contract awarded by Rye Development, LLC.
Tidal turbine successfully installed in Japan
Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has announced that its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment have been successfully installed in the Goto Island chain in Japan – with...
IHA sustainability assessment fund expands to more countries
Hydropower project developers and operators in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas have until May 2021 to apply for the Hydropower Sustainability...
Community gets behind rural electrification program
The Rural Electrification Program, an initiative in the Community Benefit Sharing Program (CBSP) for the 15MW Tina River Hydropower Project in the Solomon Islands, has...
US DOE announces $100 million for clean energy solutions
Developers of transformative clean energy technology solutions are now able to apply for funding from the US Department of Energy as it supports President Biden’s climate innovation agenda.
Andritz wins modernisation contract
Andritz has won an order for the major rehabilitation of the G1 turbine and generator as well as electrical balance of plant for G1 and G2 at the Red Rock Falls Generation...
AEP sells Racine plant to Eagle Creek
American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) has agreed to sell the 48MW Racine hydropower plant in Ohio, US, to Eagle Creek Renewable Energy. The sale of Racine – which is owned by...