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Green hydrogen project to be installed for Hydro-Québec
19 January, 2021
North American hydropower supplier Hydro-Québec is to operate one of...
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CAI funds hydro at existing dams in partnership with Rye Development
Monday, January 18, 2021 by Infrastructure investment firm Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) is to fund the construction of 22 hydroelectric projects at existing non-powered dams in the Eastern...

Drones and divers play key roles in inspection of OPG’s hydro facilities
Friday, January 15, 2021 by Over the past few months, drones and divers from Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Inspection and Reactor Innovation (IRI) division have been deployed at numerous hydroelectric...

Hydro acquisitions for Downing as it agrees partnership deal
Thursday, January 14, 2021 by Downing LLP is purchasing a portfolio of five operational hydropower plants in south Norway from Fossberg Kraft AS/Fossberg Kraft Produksjon AS (Fossberg), with Fossberg set to...

Hydro powers agrochemical product production
Thursday, January 14, 2021 by More than 60% of Apatit mining and beneficiation plant’s output is to be produced using green electricity after PhosAgro signed a contract for the supply of 100MW of hydropower with TGC-1.

Wudongde transmission system in operation ahead of schedule
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by The multi-terminal ultra-high voltage (UHV) flexible direct current (DC) project which is transmitting power from the Wudongde hydropower station in Southwest China's Yunnan Province...

Initiative aims to support sustainable hydropower in the Western Balkans
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by A new initiative has been launched to support authorities, investors and developers to implement international good practices in hydropower development in the Western Balkans.

Voith turbine to help boost performance of Deschutes Valley Water District
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by Deschutes Valley Water District (DVWD) has nearly completed the installation of a new horizontal Francis turbine from Voith, with the unit expected to boost the facility’s...

ABB helps Axpo develop Switzerland’s first digital hydropower plant
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 by The motors at one of the Axpo’s hydropower plants in Switzerland have been converted into smart, wirelessly monitored devices thanks to ABB Ability™ Smart Sensors and ABB...

KIUC and AES to develop solar/hydro project
Monday, January 11, 2021 by Hawaii’s Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) is joining forces with The AES Corporation (AES) for the development, construction, and operation of the West Kaua'i Energy...

Ashok Khosla named as chair of the hydropower sustainability council
Monday, January 11, 2021 by Sustainability pioneer Dr Ashok Khosla has been appointed as independent chair of the global council that governs sustainability guidance for hydropower, the International...

Philippines DOE announces tender process for renewables, including 17 hydro plants
Friday, January 08, 2021 by The Philippines Department of Energy (DOE), through the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB), has launched the 3rd Open and Competitive Selection Process (OCSP3) that will...

Bombora and MOL team up for marine energy projects in Japan
Thursday, January 07, 2021 by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL) has entered into an agreement with marine energy developer Bombora to identify wave energy potential in Japan, with the partnership looking to...

BHEL wins hydro order in India
Thursday, January 07, 2021 by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is to manufacture and supply the highest unit-rating Kaplan hydro turbines in India as part of an electro-mechanical contract for the...

US DOE announces I AM Hydro winners
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by Eleven winning teams will share a cash prize pot of $175,000 in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovations in Advanced Manufacturing for Hydropower (I AM Hydro) Prize.

Investment for Brookfield’ Sidney A. Murray, Jr. hydro facility
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by MetLife Inc’s institutional asset management business, MetLife Investment Management (MIM), has facilitated a $130 million investment, including $74 million on behalf of...

Hydropower investment for DORE
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 by Downing has announced that Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust plc (DORE) is to acquire a portfolio of eight operational hydropower plants in central and southern Sweden from...

Multiconsult to undertake dam safety assessment in Latvia
Monday, January 04, 2021 by Multiconsult has been selected to carry out a safety assessment of the hydrotechnical structures of the Daugava River hydropower projects in Latvia.

Barsuchkovskaya hydro plant commissioned in Russia
Monday, January 04, 2021 by The 5.25MW Barsuchkovskaya small hydropower plant in the Stavropol region of Russia has been commissioned, RusHydro has announced.

Three Gorges Dam sets new annual power generation record for 2020
Monday, January 04, 2021 by China’s Three Gorges dam has set a new world record for annual power generation volume from a single hydropower station, operator China Three Gorges Corporation has announced.

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