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Thyssengroup and SENS collaborate on underground pumped storage
11 October, 2021
Sustainable Energy Solutions Sweden Holding AB (SENS) and Thyssenkrupp...
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Urgent action needed on pumped storage says international coalition
Thursday, September 16, 2021 by More frequent blackouts and reverting to the use of fossil fuels could be on the cards unless urgent action is taken to scale up pumped storage, warns a government-led coalition.

Contractors shortlisted for Coire Glas work
Monday, September 13, 2021 by SSE Renewables has announced a shortlist of tenderers for the civil engineering and mechanical and electrical works for the proposed 1.5GW pumped hydro storage scheme at Coire Glas...

Work progressing well at Hatta pumped storage plant, Dubai
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that the 250MW Hatta pumped storage project being built in Hatta is 29% complete.

FERC issues preliminary permit for Daybreak Power’s proposed pumped storage project
Monday, August 02, 2021 by The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a preliminary permit for Daybreak Power Inc’s proposed 2650MW Halverson Canyon Pumped Storage project near Creston,...

Major overhaul planned for Wivenhoe project, Australia
Monday, July 12, 2021 by A $14 million maintenance project will start this month at the Wivenhoe Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Station in Queensland to preserve the ongoing reliability of the plant.

AFRY to work on Manara pumped storage plant, Israel
Tuesday, July 06, 2021 by AFRY has been awarded the Owner’s Engineering services for the 156MW Manara pumped storage power plant in Israel by Ellomay Pumped Storage Ltd, with the project set to create a...

Drax starts planning process to expand Cruachan project
Monday, June 28, 2021 by The Cruachan pumped storage plant in Scotland could see it capacity more than doubled as owner Drax Group seeks planning permission to expand the iconic project, often referred to...

Mott MacDonald, GHD to work on Kidston pumped storage project
Monday, June 21, 2021 by Mott MacDonald and GHD will deliver engineering services for the design of the Genex Power’s 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project, for the McConnell Dowell, John Holland Group...

Kidston pumped storage project breaks ground
Friday, June 11, 2021 by Genex Power yesterday marked the construction of its flagship 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Queensland, Australia, with an official ground breaking ceremony.

Red John pumped storage project gets OK from Scottish Government
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 by The 450MW Red John pumped storage project proposed for the shores of Loch Ness has gained planning consent from the Scottish Government, developer ILI Group has announced.

Voith Hydro and Mine Storage team up for underground pumped storage development
Tuesday, June 08, 2021 by Voith Hydro and Mine Storage have entered into a development partnership in a bid to become forerunners in the development of pumped storage hydropower in former mines.

DEWA reports on progress at Hatta pumped storage plant
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 by Work on the 250MW Hatta pumped storage power plant in the UAE has reached 23%, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced.

Nant de Drance gets positive assessment for environmental measures
Tuesday, June 01, 2021 by A ten-year collaboration project between Nant de Drance SA, WWF and Pro Natura has resulted in a positive assessment of the environmental compensation measures planned for...

New valuation guidebook for pumped storage released
Monday, May 24, 2021 by A new US Department of Energy-sponsored guidebook, spearheaded by Argonne, helps illustrate the value of investing in pumped storage technology.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to support Gulf region’s first pumped storage project
Monday, May 24, 2021 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids is to supply Andritz Hydro with state-of-the-art technology for grid connection and stabilization for the Hatta pumped storage hydroelectric power plant,...

Construction commences on Kidston pumped storage project, Australia
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 by Genex Power Limited has given the go ahead for construction to proceed on two key contracts for the 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project (K2 Hydro).

Key milestone for Changlongshan pumped storage station, China
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by China Three Gorges Corporation has announced it has successfully completed 24-hour testing of the first 500kV main power transformer at the Changlongshan pumped storage power...

GE Power Conversion to equip Reißeck II+ pumped storage plant
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by GE Power Conversion has been selected by Verbund to equip the new Reißeck II+ pumped storage power plant, located between the Großer Mühldorfer See and Kleiner Mühldorfer See...

Plans approved to expand Kruonis pumped storage plant, Lithuania
Thursday, February 25, 2021 by Ignitis Group subsidiary Ignitis gamyba has approved plans to expand the Kruonis pumped storage plant in Lithuania and has initiated the first stage of the development – a tender...

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