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Gilkes Energy unveils plans for first pumped storage plant
08 February, 2023
Gilkes Energy has announced details of the proposed 900MW Earba...
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All units at 1.2GW Jinzhai pumped storage plant in commercial operation
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 by All four units at the 1.2GW Jinzhai pumped storage power plant in China have now been successfully connected to the grid and have completed 15 days of trial operation, Ge Hydro...

Green light for construction of Estonia’s first pumped storage project
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 by Construction work is set to start in summer 2024 on the first pumped storage project in Estonia, with developer Energiasalv announcing it has received an official permit to build...

DEWA’s pumped storage plant in Hatta almost 60% complete
Tuesday, January 03, 2023 by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) 250MW Hatta pumped storage plant is currently 58.48% complete, with the project planned for completion in Q4 of 2024.

Exploratory works start at Coire Glas pumped storage plant site in Scotland
Monday, December 19, 2022 by Exploratory works have begun at the site of the UK’s first large-scale pumped storage hydropower scheme to be developed in 30 years – the planned 150MW Coire Glas scheme at Loch Lochy...

GE commissions pumped storage units at Chinese project
Friday, December 09, 2022 by GE Hydro Solutions has announced that two or four 300MW pumped storage units it supplied to the Anhui Jinzhai pumped storage power plant in Anhui Province, China, have passed the...

European Commission approves funds for pumped storage project in Finland
Tuesday, December 06, 2022 by The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €26.3 million Finnish aid measure to support Suomen Energiavarasto Oy (SEVO) in the construction of an...

L&T Construction wins contract on Indian pumped storage plant
Monday, December 05, 2022 by The Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business of Larsen & Toubro has secured an order from renewable energy firm Greenko group for development of an off stream pumped storage project in...

Sunshine Hydro and Energy Estate in new JV
Thursday, December 01, 2022 by Australian companies Sunshine Hydro and Energy Estate have formed a new joint venture with a goal to develop large scale pumped storage projects in Victoria that will be integrated...

Study identifies additional 1500 potential pumped storage sites in Australia
Monday, November 21, 2022 by A detailed study from researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) has identified 1500 additional locations across the country that could potentially be used to build...

Technical assistance offered to US pumped storage developers
Friday, November 11, 2022 by Hydro developers and other stakeholders interested in developing pumped storage hydropower projects in the US could receive technical assistance from the Department of Agency’s...

SDPUC says it has no jurisdiction for proposed pumped storage project
Tuesday, November 08, 2022 by Following numerous questions regarding its permitting jurisdiction related to the proposed Gregory County Pumped Storage Project, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission...

Funds approved for Estonia’s first pumped storage project
Monday, October 31, 2022 by Eesti Energia has received €584,950 in funding for development of Estonia’s first pumped storage project.

Rye Development files notice with FERC for Lewis Ridge pumped storage plant
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 by US-based hydropower developer Rye Development is advancing plans for the its proposed Lewis Ridge Closed Loop Pumped Hydropower Storage project in Bell County, Kentucky, with the...

Hatta project over 50% complete, dam wall finished
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that construction of the Hatta pumped storage hydroelectric power plant has reached 52.61%, with the 72m main Roller...

Foresight Energy invests in pumped storage
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 by Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners, Foresight Group’s flagship energy transition fund, has made its first investment in pumped storage hydro technology.

Queensland plans world’s biggest pumped storage plant as part of clean energy plan
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 by Queensland in Australia could be home to the world’s largest pumped storage scheme under plans unveiled by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

Nant de Drance officially inaugurated
Friday, September 09, 2022 by The 900MW Nant de Drance pumped storage project in Switzerland is officially inaugurated today, marking the end of a 14-year construction project involving hundreds of labourers,...

Pumped storage plants get $45 million funding boost from NSW government
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 by Five planned pumped storage hydropower projects with a combined capacity of approximately 1.75GW in New South Wales, Australia, are set to receive funding of almost NZ$45 million from...

Eesti Energia planning Estonia’s first pumped storage plant
Thursday, August 11, 2022 by Eesti Energia is carrying out preliminary design and environmental impact assessment for what would be the first pumped storage hydroelectric plant in Estonia.

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