Stay up to date with the latest industry updates from the global international water power industry.

Latest Update

Eesti Energia planning Estonia’s first pumped storage plant
11 August, 2022
Eesti Energia is carrying out preliminary design and environmental...
> read more

10 of 16 units operating at Baihetan, China
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by Unit 7 of the Baihetan hydropower station was put into commercial operation on 2 August after successfully passing the 72-hour trial operation, meaning 10 of the 16 units planned for...

NHPC launches early warning system for hydro projects
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by India’s NHPC has launched an Internet cloud-based software application for Early Warning Systems (EWS) that will enable tight monitoring of river water levels and discharges both...

New wave energy array to be demonstrated at EMEC
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Marine Power Systems (MPS) will bring its first commercial scale array demonstration to two berths at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC)Billia Croo wave test site, off the...

Innergex completes refinancing of assets in Chile
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has successfully completed a US$803.1 million refinancing of the non-recourse debt of its portfolio of wholly owned assets in Chile with the issuance...

Bechtel to work on Big-T pumped storage facility, Australia
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Bechtel has been selected by BE Power and GE Renewable Energy to support the planning for the Big-T pumped storage hydropower facility at Lake Cressbrook in southeast Queensland, Australia.

BelFone provides communication system to Zambian hydro project
Wednesday, August 03, 2022 by BelFone Communications has recently provided a wireless communication solution to the Kafue Gorge hydroelectric power station in Zambia.

REEL COH to install new gantry crane at NYPA’s Niagara project
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by REEL COH Inc has won a contract valued at almost $38 million to fabricate, deliver and install a new gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 680 tons for the New York Power...

Mosul dam rehab wins outstanding project award
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by The Mosul Dam Rehabilitation Project in Iraq has been named the winner of the Deep Foundation Institute’s (DFI) 2022 Outstanding Project Award.

Yellowstone Fish Bypass Channel completed in the US
Monday, August 01, 2022 by The US Bureau of Reclamation and the US Army Corps of Engineers have celebrated the completion of the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project, while also...

Hydro Ness micro hydropower scheme officially opens in Scotland
Friday, July 29, 2022 by The 92kW Hydro Ness hydroelectric scheme located on the banks of the River Ness in the Scottish Highlands has been officially opened to the public.

EGP’s Dam Behavior platform validated at international workshop
Thursday, July 28, 2022 by Enel Green Power’s data driven predictive platform Dam Behavior was validated at the 16th International Benchmark Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Dams, which was organized in...

First commercial-scale composite WEC hull for CorPower Ocean
Thursday, July 28, 2022 by Teaming up with composite machinery specialist Autonational and composite tank experts CPT Tankwell, CorPower Ocean has successfully developed its first commercial-scale wave...

Carpi Tech completes waterproofing works on Santa Maria dam
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 by Carpi Tech has finalized the waterproofing works on the upstream face of Santa Maria cofferdam in Sinaloa state, Mexico, the company said on its LinkedIn.

In-river works completed for Bowston Weir removal in the UK
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 by In-river works for the removal of the 3m high weir at Bowston in Cumbria have now been completed, South Cumbria Rivers Trust has announced.

US sends envoy for GERD talks
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa (SEHOA) Mike Hammer is to visit Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Ethiopia, providing US support in a bid to forge a diplomatic resolution...

US-European satellite project to create world's first global freshwater survey
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by A collaboration project between NASA and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatial (CNES), with contributions from the Canadian Space Agency and the UK Space Agency, is...

Concrete pour starts at Rogun dam, Tajikistan
Monday, July 25, 2022 by Concrete pour has commenced for construction of the core dam at the Rogun hydropower project in Tajikistan, civil works contractor WeBuild has announced, marking a major milestone...

AFRY names Anne Kinnander as new CFO for Infrastructure
Monday, July 25, 2022 by AFRY has announced that Anne Kinnander will take over as the new CFO of the Infrastructure division in September 2022.

NHPC and DVC agree to explore hydro and pumped storage developments in India
Friday, July 22, 2022 by India’s NHPC Limited and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) have agreed to explore the possibility of creating a joint venture (JV) company to develop new hydropower and pumped...

News Archive

Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.