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Chelan PUD to supply additional hydropower to Avista
16 April, 2021
Avista and Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) have announced...
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Major refurbishment for E.B Campbell station, Canada
Friday, April 16, 2021 by Canadian utility SaskPower has announced it is carrying out a thorough and comprehensive refurbishment at the 289MW E.B. Campbell hydroelectric station on the Saskatchewan River...

Québec approves Appalaches-Maine Interconnection Line project
Thursday, April 15, 2021 by The Appalaches–Maine Interconnection Line project has been given the green light by the government of Québec following a 20-month environmental assessment process and a...

Project to assess viability of marine hydrokinetic technologies to power Alaskan Communities
Thursday, April 15, 2021 by XENDEE Corporation, Idaho National Laboratory (INL), and the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) have been granted funding to assess the viability of tidal, wave, and...

Civil Works contract awarded for rehab work on Warsak station, Pakistan
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has awarded Technicon Enterprises a Rs.936.29 million (US$12.4 million) civil works contract for the 2nd Rehabilitation...

Bodycote targets ocean energy following collab with CorPower
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by Bodycote, a provider of heat treatments and specialist thermal processing services, is targeting the marine renewables sector after securing work with wave energy firm CorPower Ocean.

Winners of Groundbreaking Hydro Prize announced by DOE
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by Two teams have been named as the winners of a prize which challenged innovators to come up with new solutions to support hydropower project development by starting at square one –...

Bentley iTwin to harness capabilities of NVIDIA Omniverse
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by Infrastructure engineering software company Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced it is developing applications using the NVIDIA Omniverse platform for photorealistic,...

Aitken Spence expands hydro portfolio
Monday, April 12, 2021 by Sri Lanka-based Aitken Spence PLC has announced it has acquired hydropower operator Waltrim Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Sunshine Holdings PLC for Rs. 900 million. The company...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to upgrade Geheyan Hydropower Plant, China
Monday, April 12, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids is to upgrade the gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) and monitoring solution at Hubei Qingjiang Hydropower Development Company’s Geheyan hydropower plant in...

Rancho Water awarded FEMA grant for Vail Dam rehab
Friday, April 09, 2021 by Grant funding of nearly $3.5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will allow Phase 1 of a rehabilitation project at Vail Dam to begin immediately, the...

Akuo acquires PVB Power Bulgaria
Thursday, April 08, 2021 by Independent renewable energy developer Akuo has announced it is expanding its hydro presence in Bulgaria through the acquisition of PVB Power Bulgaria.

Major step forward in XFLEX HYDRO initiative as battery system arrives
Thursday, April 08, 2021 by A battery energy storage system (BESS) container set to be used in an XFLEX HYDRO initiative to hybridise one of the units at EDF’s Vogelgrun hydropower plant has arrived at site,...

Grant funding available to support eligible dam repairs in New York state
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that $650,000 in grant funding is now available to assist Local Government...

Essential upgrades start on Tasmanian dam
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by Essential infrastructure upgrades have begun at the Upper Reservoir Dam in the Waterworks Reserve, Tasmania-based water utility TasWater has announced.

Construction progressing on Little Long Dam Safety project, Canada
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by Ontario Power Generation has announced that work is progressing on the Little Long Dam Safety project in northeast Ontario, Canada, with the project set to improve dam safety on...

Access tunnel complete at Mohmand Dam, work continues across different sites
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by The access tunnel to allow swift excavation of diversion tunnels at Mohmand Dam in Pakistan has been completed, with construction work progressing simultaneously on nine different...

Nominations open for election to IHA Board
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by Hydropower leaders from all backgrounds and regions of the world have been encouraged to stand for election to the Board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA).

Essential work reduces safety risk at Paradise Dam, Australia
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by Sunwater has announced it has reached a significant milestone in its work on Paradise Dam near Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, improving the safety of downstream communities.

Zarchob small hydro plant completed on time in Uzbekistan
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer JSC Uzbekhydroenergo has announced it has successfully commissioned the Zarchob hydropower plant.

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