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Hydrogen and hydropower collaborate to tackle climate change
17 September, 2021
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SEFA grant will help modernise Africa’s hydro fleet
Friday, September 17, 2021 by Africa’s aging hydropower fleet is set to benefit from a $1 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).

Urgent action needed on pumped storage says international coalition
Thursday, September 16, 2021 by More frequent blackouts and reverting to the use of fossil fuels could be on the cards unless urgent action is taken to scale up pumped storage, warns a government-led coalition.

New lab for hydropower research
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by Alpiq, HYDRO Exploitation, Forces Motrices Valaisannes (FMV) and the School of Engineering of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis are teaming up to develop industrial expertise in the field of...

Minesto and SEV extend PPA and plan potential scale-up in Vestmannasund
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by Minesto’s 200kW tidal energy site in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, could be expanded to a 4MW commercial array, a site extension analysis has concluded, with the marine energy...

Contractors shortlisted for Coire Glas work
Monday, September 13, 2021 by SSE Renewables has announced a shortlist of tenderers for the civil engineering and mechanical and electrical works for the proposed 1.5GW pumped hydro storage scheme at Coire Glas...

New equipment for Canyon Ferry power plant, US
Monday, September 13, 2021 by Gardner Zemke Company is to replace and install equipment at the Canyon Ferry power plant switchyard under a US$2.89 million contract awarded by the US Bureau of Reclamation.

World Bank approves loan for Indonesia’s first pumped storage plant
Monday, September 13, 2021 by A US$380 million loan from the World Bank will help develop the 1040MW Upper Cisokan pumped storage hydropower plant in Indonesia – the first project of its kind in the country.

Three Gorges project operates at full capacity
Friday, September 10, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the Three Gorges Project – the world’s largest hydropower project – connected all of its 34 power units to the grid on August...

New report says hydropower needed to limit global warming will fall short by 300GW
Friday, September 10, 2021 by A new report by researchers from the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has found there will be an over 300GW shortfall in the amount of hydropower needed to limit...

Global support for ‘game-changing’ new hydropower certification scheme
Wednesday, September 08, 2021 by A new sustainability certification scheme for hydropower was launched today at the World Hydropower Congress, with leading hydropower companies and international organisations...

Kinguele Aval hydropower plant in Gabon reaches financial close
Wednesday, September 08, 2021 by The 35MW Kinguele Aval hydropower plant in Gabon has reached financial close, with construction to start this year.

Calls for sustainable hydropower to address climate change
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 by The need for sustainable hydropower to tackle the climate emergency was the subject of discussion on the opening day of the World Hydropower Congress, with both Malcolm Turnbull and...

SSE’s Tummel Bridge hydro plant to undergo major refurbishment
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 by An almost £50 million refurbishment of SSE Renewables’ Tummel Bridge hydroelectric power station in the Highlands of Scotland is set to get underway, with construction work to commence...

Work progressing well at Hatta pumped storage plant, Dubai
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that the 250MW Hatta pumped storage project being built in Hatta is 29% complete.

No future hydro development in World Heritage sites commits IHA, as new duty of care for protected areas announced
Monday, September 06, 2021 by Progressive and stringent safeguards for hydropower development in Protected Area has been announced today by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), accompanied with an...

NHPC and PFC to cooperate on new hydropower
Monday, September 06, 2021 by India’s NHPC Limited and PFC Limited have signed an agreement that will see the firms cooperate in the development of hydropower projects.

RusHydro and Sibur in hydro supply deal
Monday, September 06, 2021 by RusHydro has signed an agreement with Sibur Holding to supply hydroelectricity produced by the Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower project to Amur Gas Chemical Complex, which is currently...

IHA announces election results
Friday, August 27, 2021 by The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced that 18 leaders from across the hydropower sector have been elected to its Board, with the new Board set to begin its...

New maintenance bridge for Maentwrog
Thursday, August 26, 2021 by A new maintenance footbridge has been installed at the Maentwrog hydroelectric plant in the UK, Magnox has announced.

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