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Sir Adam Beck I station celebrates 100 years of service
03 December, 2021
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of...
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Wudongde hits 50 billion kWh mark in power generation
Thursday, December 02, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the 10.2GW Wudongde hydropower station hit the milestone of generating 50 billion kWh of electricity on 27 November, saving a...

NJIT signs deal to purchase energy from hydro facilities
Thursday, December 02, 2021 by The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in the US has signed a deal that will see it purchase renewable energy from a portfolio of hydropower facilities to cover nearly 100% of...

Cloudberry takes over Åmotsfoss hydro plant, Norway
Thursday, December 02, 2021 by Following completion of the commissioning period, Cloudberry Clean Energy has announced it has officially taken over the 4.5MW Åmotsfoss Kraft AS hydropower plant in Norway.

Muskrat Falls integrated into provincial electricity system
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 by The 824MW Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station, a key part of the Lower Churchill Project in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is now complete and has been released to...

Hydro powers Berea College
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Berea College in Kentucky, US, has said it is the first higher education institution in the nation to complete construction of a hydroelectric generating plant, located at Lock and Dam...

Mott MacDonald starts work on Skavica project
Friday, November 26, 2021 by Mott MacDonald has announced it is supporting development of the preliminary designs for a new hydroelectric project in Skavica, Albania.

Andritz to equip Lower Kopili hydropower plant, India
Friday, November 26, 2021 by Andritz has won an order from the Assam state government-owned utility Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (APGCL) to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the...

Rare artefacts in the Polihali Dam basin
Thursday, November 25, 2021 by A rare artefact dating back to the 19th century has been discovered during archaeological excavations currently underway as part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II’s...

Webinar will discuss new software to advance hydropower planning
Thursday, November 25, 2021 by Hydropower stakeholders are invited to a free webinar to be held 15 December to introduce the HYdroPOwerSuite (HYPOS) – new software which builds on satellite, modelling and in-situ...

Voith to equip Nam Sam 3 project, Loas PDR
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by Voith has signed an agreement with SCI E&C JSC Company (a part of the SCI JSC Group in Vietnam) to supply three 52 MW Francis turbine units for the Nam Sam 3 hydropower plant in Xam...

Unit No 4 commissioned at Baihetan, marking milestone for CTG
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by China Three Gorges (CTG) has commissioned the 100th generator in its Yangtze River cascade hydropower stations as Unit No4 at Baihetan hydropower station went into operation on...

Austrian hydro plants revitalized to power cement works
Monday, November 22, 2021 by A two-year project to rebuild and optimize hydropower plants on the Görtschitz river in Austria has been completed, W&P Zement has announced, with the three plants now providing a...

Bolina Booms provides log screen booms for Cahora Bassa plant, Mozambique
Monday, November 22, 2021 by UK-based Bolina Booms has announced it is to provide log screen booms to help control debris at the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric plant in Mozambique.

Hydro key to Australia’s net-zero future says report
Thursday, November 18, 2021 by Hydropower is poised to play an integral role in supporting the integration of increased wind and solar generation in the National Electricity Market in Australia, a new report from...

International teams share USBR prize fund for hydro reliability work
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by Seven teams have been selected by the US Bureau of Reclamation to share $80,000 in prize awards as phase one winners in a competition seeking to improve reliability in hydropower facilities.

Cruachan plays host to former Australian PM
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull – an international proponent for pumped storage hydropower - has visited Drax Group’s iconic ‘Hollow Mountain’ Cruachan Power Station...

COP26 keeps 1.5C alive – but on life support
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by On 13 November COP26 came to a close in Glasgow with nearly 200 countries agreeing the Glasgow Climate Pact to keep 1.5C alive and finalise the outstanding elements of the Paris Agreement.

IEA launches hydropower trading roadmap for Tajikistan
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a new roadmap that examines ways Tajikistan could maximise the potential value of its surplus hydropower through cross-border...

EIB funds to support small hydro development in Italy
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €49 million to Iniziative Bresciane S.p.A. (INBRE) for the construction of 12 small run-of-river hydroelectric plants and the...

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