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EVOLVE Project identifies 70GW of viable ocean energy
26 January, 2023
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Dennis Barnes names as new CEO and MD of Snowy Hydro
Thursday, January 26, 2023 by Snowy Hydro has announced the appointment of Dennis Barnes as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective 1 February 2023.

Mohmand Dam Project likely to be completed in 2026 says WAPDA
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 by The 800MW Mohmand dam project on the River Swat in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province is likely to be completed in 2026, WAPDA has announced, confirming that construction is...

EMEC streamlines wave energy consenting at Billia Croo
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 by The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been awarded a site-wide section 36 consent at its grid-connected Billia Croo wave test site off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland,...

Green light for construction of Estonia’s first pumped storage project
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 by Construction work is set to start in summer 2024 on the first pumped storage project in Estonia, with developer Energiasalv announcing it has received an official permit to build...

AFRY and Pexapark launch Daily Valuation Curve for renewables investors
Monday, January 23, 2023 by AFRY and software and advisory company Pexapark have developed the ‘Daily Valuation Curve’, providing renewables investors, developers and portfolio owners with a consistent...

First horizontal, six-nozzle Pelton turbine in successful operation
Monday, January 23, 2023 by Voith Hydro has announced it has reached a new milestone in Pelton technology, with trial operation of the first horizontal, six-nozzle Pelton turbine having run successfully at...

Royal launch for project to develop world's largest tidal turbine blades
Thursday, January 19, 2023 by A project which aims to deliver a range of innovations to improve the performance of tidal turbines and reduce costs has been launched in the presence of Her Royal Highness, The...

Charbone Hydrogen agrees to buy Michigan small hydropower plants
Thursday, January 19, 2023 by Charbone Hydrogen Corporation has agreed to buy three operating hydropower plants in Michigan with a combined capacity of 2.76MW in a $3.6 million deal.

Voith’s Stanley Kocon named to National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 by Voith Hydro North America President and CEO, Stanley Kocon, has been named to the 2022-2024 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC).

Hydro powers bitcoin mining facility in Wisconsin
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 by Sustainable bitcoin mining platform Sazmining has launched its first hydroelectric-powered bitcoin mining facility in Wisconsin, US, with the facility houses 350 mining rigs with...

Borealis and Verbund in first long-term hydropower purchase agreement
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 by Borealis and Verbund have agreed on a 10-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the supply of electricity from two of Verbund’s hydropower plants on the Danube to Borealis’ location...

Komatagawa New hydro plant begins commercial operation in Japan
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has commenced commercial operation of the 10.326MW Komatagawa New power plant, the first new hydroelectric power plant in Japan’s Akita Prefecture for...

Generation Licence breaches cost Drax Pumped Storage Ltd £6.12 million
Monday, January 16, 2023 by Drax Pumped Storage Limited has admitted to an inadvertent breach of its Electricity Generation Licence for Cruachan Power station in Scotland, UK, and has agreed to pay £6.12...

Rogun Dam gets grant funding from World Bank
Monday, January 16, 2023 by The World Bank has approved $15 million in grant funding for a project to strengthen the financial, commercial, environmental and social frameworks at Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam.

2023 World Hydropower Congress to be held in Bali, Indonesia
Monday, January 16, 2023 by The Government of the Republic of Indonesia will host the 2023 World Hydropower Congress alongside its electricity utility PLN and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) in...

Large dams face around 26% loss of storage by 2050 says new research
Friday, January 13, 2023 by Large dams worldwide have lost an estimated 13% to 19% of their combined original storage capacity as a result of trapped sediment, with that number set to rise to 23% to 28% by 2050,...

Funding opportunity expanded for community-led tidal and current energy projects in US
Thursday, January 12, 2023 by The US Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced the addition of a $10 million topic area to its proposed funding opportunity from President...

Winners of Hydropower Operations Optimization Prize announced
Thursday, January 12, 2023 by The winners of the third and final phase of the Hydropower Operations Optimization (H2Os) Prize have been announced by the US Department of Energy (DOE), with three teams selected...

RWE completes megabattery that will link to hydropower sites in Germany
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 by RWE has completed installation of Germany’s first megabattery, with 420 blocks of lithium-ion batteries with a total installed capacity of 117MW installed at RWE power plant sites...

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