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ABB helps Axpo develop Switzerland’s first digital hydropower plant
12 January, 2021
The motors at one of the Axpo’s hydropower plants in Switzerland have...
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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...

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.

Hydro-Lyse hydropower transaction completed
Monday, January 04, 2021 by The planned merger of Norwegian firms Hydro and Lyse’s hydropower production initially announced in October 2020 has been completed.

En+ Group starts trading International renewable energy certificates
Monday, December 21, 2020 by En+ Group has announced it has become the first energy producer and supplier in Russia permitted to trade international renewable energy certificates (I-RECs).

RSK to buy Black & Veatch’s UK and Asia water businesses
Friday, December 18, 2020 by Environmental, engineering and technical services business RSK Group Limited (RSK) is close to acquiring the Water Europe and Water Asia businesses of Black & Veatch.

Joint venture planning on hydro bid
Monday, December 14, 2020 by ZK International Group Co., Ltd and Tuopeng Industrial have announced plans to create a joint venture to bid on a US$700 million navigation and hydropower project in Chongqing, China.

Andritz and Mercedes-Benz Energy sign cooperation agreement for hybrid hydro-battery storage
Thursday, December 10, 2020 by Andritz and Mercedes-Benz Energy, a subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz, have signed a cooperation agreement that will see them offer a hybrid energy solution combining a hydropower unit with...

WSP to acquire Golder Associates
Monday, December 07, 2020 by WSP has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire global engineering and consulting firm Golder Associates, with the deal expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2021.

Gilkes invests in next generation machining capability
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd has released details of its latest investment in next-generation machining capability.

Three Gorges sets annual power generation world record
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The Three Gorges hydroelectric plant in China – the world’s largest hydroelectric plant in terms of installed capacity – has set a new world record for annual power output, China...

Doosan Heavy and KOMIPO team up for overseas hydropower business
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by Doosan Heavy Industry & Construction (DHIC) and Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) have signed an agreement to work together on a new overseas hydropower business, while localizing...

Agreement reached for Nenskra hydropower plant involvement
Monday, November 09, 2020 by An agreement has been reached between the European Investment Bank (EIB), JSC Nenskra Hydro and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. regarding certain omissions in...

ABB teams up with Forescout for cyber security enhancements
Thursday, October 29, 2020 by ABB has announced it is to integrate security solutions provider Forescout's cyber technology within its portfolio of industrial expertise and cyber security solutions to...

WAPDA to implement Rohtas dam
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 by The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has decided to implement the Rohtas Dam in Jhelum to help mitigate floods and store water for agriculture, it has announced...

Hydro and Lyse to establish joint hydropower company
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by Norwegian firms Hydro and Lyse are to merge part of their respective hydropower production, creating Lyse Kraft DA, a hydropower company with a normal annual power production capacity...

Scatec Solar to buy SN Power
Friday, October 16, 2020 by Scatec Solar has signed a US$1.166 billion deal to acquire hydropower developer SN Power from Norfund, a major step in its bid to become a global large-scale player in solar, hydro,...

Alperia takes stake in Hydrodata, launches new project
Monday, October 12, 2020 by Alperia has announced it has acquired a majority stake in Hydrodata, and is launching Water 4.0 – a project with applications in both the hydroelectric and general water sectors.

Hatch and LTK in final stages of merger discussion
Friday, October 09, 2020 by Hatch and LTK have confirmed they are the final stages of negotiating an integration of the two firms.

ABB plans to double number of women in management roles by 2030
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by ABB has announced plans to have 25% of its senior management positions worldwide filled by women, doubling the current number of 12.5%.

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