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Final unit on Baihetan's left bank operational
23 September, 2022
The final power generation unit on the left bank of China's...
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Construction starts on Toddbrook reservoir restoration project
Friday, September 23, 2022 by Major construction work has now started to restore Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, after the project’s 1970s-built spillway was damaged following torrential rain in summer 2019....

SensorLogic's SNOdar sensors to aid hydropower optimization in Norway
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by Where2O, a Norwegian IoT company and part of the Telenor group, is to deploy SNOdar sensors from US-based SensorLogic Inc to provide critical water availability data to allow...

Pini Group acquires Geodata
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by Swiss-born engineering company Pini Group has acquired Geodata, an Italian geoengineering company involved in underground and hydro-related works design.

First commercial-scale UMACK anchor installed
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service and Dieseko have successfully installed the first commercial-scale UMACK anchor to support the HiWave-5 demonstration project.

Sweco to study feasibility of floating solar at Ugandan dams
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Sweco is to carry out a feasibility study for floating solar technology at hydroelectric dams in Uganda, as well as detailed design of a pilot plant, for the Uganda Electricity...

D-Sediment team named winner of Guardians of the Reservoir Prize Competition
Friday, September 16, 2022 by The US Bureau of Reclamation has selected D-Sediment team as the winner of the Guardians of the Reservoir prize competition for its design solution to remove sediment deposits in reservoirs.

Share your sustainable hydropower stories on Global Hydropower Day
Friday, September 16, 2022 by The International Hydropower Association is encouraging people to share how sustainable hydropower has benefitted them or their community, with the association set to...

Notre Dame University dedicates new hydro facility
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 by A new 2.5MW hydropower facility is generating electricity for the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, US, with the project officially dedicated this week.

US DOE provides $13.5 million for record number of hydroelectric facilities
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 by The US.Department of Energy (DOE) has distributed $13.5 million in incentive payments to 55 hydroelectric facilities through the Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program – marking...

Alpiq to reinforce the Aare Canal
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 by Alpiq Hydro Aare AG is to start reinforcing several sections of the embankments of the over 100-year-old Aare Canal in Niederamt in the canton of Solothurn this year, to meet...

Beat Imboden appointed as new director of Grande Dixence SA
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 by Grande Dixence SA has appointed Beat Imboden as new director of the company. From 1 August 2023, the 57-year-old engineer will succeed Amédée Kronig, who is retiring after 11 years at...

Could hydro power the Houses of Parliament?
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 by Hydropower could play a role in providing electricity to the Houses of Parliament in London, UK under plans suggested by Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle

Gigerwald dam renovation work postponed to ensure more winter power
Monday, September 12, 2022 by Axpo has announced that the extensive renovation work at the Gigerwald dam in the Taminatal in St. Gallen's canton, Switzerland, is to be postponed for two years, due to to the...

Nant de Drance officially inaugurated
Friday, September 09, 2022 by The 900MW Nant de Drance pumped storage project in Switzerland is officially inaugurated today, marking the end of a 14-year construction project involving hundreds of labourers,...

Andritz wins contract on Ialy extension project in Vietnam
Friday, September 09, 2022 by Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has contracted Andritz to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the Ialy hydropower plant extension project located in...

Bridge contract awarded as part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project phase II
Thursday, September 08, 2022 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded WRES Senqu Bridge Joint Venture the contract for the construction of the Senqu Bridge - the largest of the three...

Kabelschlepp France installs 120m cable carrier at hydropower plant
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 by Kabelschlepp France has announced that, with the aid of an international team, it implemented a cable carrier system for the safety value at Châteauneuf du Rhône hydroelectric plant,...

Pumped storage plants get $45 million funding boost from NSW government
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 by Five planned pumped storage hydropower projects with a combined capacity of approximately 1.75GW in New South Wales, Australia, are set to receive funding of almost NZ$45 million from...

Agreements signed for Mpatamanga hydropower plant development
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 by A consortium composed of EDF and Scatec, with its venture partners British International Investment (BII) and Norfund, has officially been named project lead developer of the...

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