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Australian Govt approves funds for solar hydro project
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), on behalf of the Australian Government, has approved $15 million in funding to RayGen Resources Pty Ltd (RayGen) to construct a...
Mocean Energy starts sea trials of Blue X at EMEC
Mocean Energy has begun testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.
SKF bearings expertise utilised for CorPower’s wave energy convertors
SKF’s expertise in bearings has helped CorPower Ocean to optimise the design of a new class of wave energy converters, the company has announced.
IHA publishes 2021 Hydropower Status Report
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced the release of its 2021 Hydropower Status Report, with this year’s report underscoring need for rapid growth to achieve net zero.
Kidston pumped storage project breaks ground
Genex Power yesterday marked the construction of its flagship 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Queensland, Australia, with an official ground breaking ceremony.
Final push at Baihetan as first units prepare for July commissioning
China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced it has hoisted the runner for one of its 1GW hydraulic generators on the right bank and began dry commissioning on two power units...
Floating solar plant at Banja reservoir starts commercial operation
European renewable energy generator Statkraft, in cooperation with Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, has started commercial operations at the first floating solar plant in Albania –...
JV to implement Ratle project, India
Indian power company NHPC has incorporated a joint venture with Jammu & Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Ltd (JKSPDC) to implement the 850MW Ratle hydroelectric project on...
Red John pumped storage project gets OK from Scottish Government
The 450MW Red John pumped storage project proposed for the shores of Loch Ness has gained planning consent from the Scottish Government, developer ILI Group has announced.
AFDB agrees loans for Malagarasi hydropower plant, Tanzania
The African Development Bank Group (AFDB) has agreed to loan $140 million to the Government of Tanzania to finance the construction of the 50MW Malagarasi hydropower plant in...
Seabased planning wave power park in Brittany, France
Seabased, a wave energy company led by French CEO Laurent Albert, is planning to build a 10MW wave power park in Audierne Bay in France’s Brittany region.
Voith Hydro and Mine Storage team up for underground pumped storage development
Voith Hydro and Mine Storage have entered into a development partnership in a bid to become forerunners in the development of pumped storage hydropower in former mines.
Indar to modernise Torrejón units
Indar, part of the Ingeteam Group, is to modernise two generating units at the 132MW Torrejón hydroelectric plant on the Tajo River, Spain, after winning a contract from Iberdrola as...
New hydro for Scotland
Four run-of-river hydropower plants have been successfully completed on time in the Scottish Highlands, despite restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
DEWA reports on progress at Hatta pumped storage plant
Work on the 250MW Hatta pumped storage power plant in the UAE has reached 23%, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced.
Main dam structure completed at Baihetan project, China
The main section of 289m high dam which forms an integral part of the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project in China has been completed, China Three Gorges Corporation has announced.
Nant de Drance gets positive assessment for environmental measures
A ten-year collaboration project between Nant de Drance SA, WWF and Pro Natura has resulted in a positive assessment of the environmental compensation measures planned for...
NordLink officially inaugurated
German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel and Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg have officially commissioned NordLink – the ‘green cable’ that will exchange German wind energy with...
SNC Lavalin in deal to expand capacity at Canadian hydropower facility
SNC-Lavalin is to support additional hydropower capacity for facility in Atlin, British Columbia, Canada, following the award of a design and engineering contract by Tlingit...