New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at International Water Power Aurecon and Entura to support Sideling Creek Dam upgrade Aurecon and Entura are partnering to deliver detailed design advisory services to Queensland bulk water authority Seqwater for a project to upgrade Sideling Creek Dam. The firms’ appointment follows a dam safety review and recent completion of comple… Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:19:00 GMT Genex gets green light to move to due diligence for Kidston projects Plans to develop large-scale solar and hydro pumped storage projects at Kidston in North Queensland, Australia, have taken a major step forward with news that developer Genex Power Limited has received approval from the Northern Australia Infrastruc… Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:17:00 GMT Funding approved for Bugoye plant, Uganda The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and Dutch development bank FMO are going 50-50 to provide US$29.3 million in funds to refinance the 13MW Bugoye hydroelectric power plant in Western Uganda. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:49:00 GMT Supreme Court deals blow to Ruataniwha dam project, New Zealand Plans to develop the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, have been dealt a major blow with news that the Supreme Court has ruled that land that would be affected by the scheme should retain conservation status. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:58:00 GMT UK’s first Kobelco CKE2500G-2 helps deliver hydro project Kent-based Hawks Crane Hire has used the UK’s first Kobelco CKE2500G-2 crane to help deliver the Sandford Lock Hydro scheme, at the Lasher Weir on the River Thames near Oxford. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:23:00 GMT Albany Engineering Corp and Mavel to collaborate for New York projects Albany Engineering Corporation (AEC) and Mavel, a.s. (Mavel) are to collaborate on the design, manufacture, and installation of new generating equipment for four hydroelectric power plants on the Hudson River in New York State, US. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:46:00 GMT EFACEC to work on Iberdrola’s Támega complex Iberdrola has awarded Portuguese company EFACEC (Energia, Máquinas e Equipamentos Eléctricos, S.A) a EUR 11 million contract to manufacturer and supply transformers for its 1158MW Támega hydroelectric complex. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:22:00 GMT Mini hydro for Melbourne Melbourne Water has announced that five new mini hydropower plants are delivering power to the grid. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:20:00 GMT WAPDA gives updates on major projects The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has provided updates on development of a number of major hydropower projects in the country. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:24:00 GMT AboitizPower unit to expand Benguet hydro facility AboitizPower is set to triple the combined capacity of its Bineng hydro power plant facilities to up to 19MW by 2019 after receiving the approval of the municipal council of La Trinidad, Benguet. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:59:00 GMT Gilkes completes work on Washington hydro schemes Gilkes has completed work on two hydropower schemes for the Washington County Water Conservancy District (WCWCD) in the US. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:18:00 GMT Poyry to work on Dzora project, Armenia Pöyry is to provide engineering and consultancy services for a headworks rehabilitation project at the Dzora hydropower plant in Armenia, after winning a contract from Energy Invest Holding. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:56:00 GMT Welsh Water goes green, as it gets EIB loan UK utility Welsh Water has reached a key milestone in its drive to cut carbon emissions by ensuring that its sites across Wales and Herefordshire are now powered by green energy, including hydropower. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:31:00 GMT Study to investigate uprate potential in Argentina Voith, in collaboration with the National University of La Plata (UNLP), is to undertake a pioneering study focused on the uprating and modernisation of existing large hydropower plants in Argentina. Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:09:00 GMT Sarawak Energy awards Baleh civil works to China-Sarawak JV Sarawak Energy Berhad has awarded the main civil works contract for the 1285MW Baleh Hydroelectric Project in Malaysia to a joint venture of China Gezhouba Group Company Limited and Untang Jaya Sdn Bhd. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:14:00 GMT Citicore gets OK to investigate pumped storage plans Philippines energy company Citicore Power Inc has been awarded five pumped storage service contracts by the Department of Energy, paving the way for the company to begin pre-development of projects with a combined capacity of 2300MW. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:11:00 GMT AFD helps fund Indian hydro schemes French development agency AFD is to provide €80 million to help fund the development of two hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 78MW in Himachal Pradesh, India. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:07:00 GMT Voith and China Three Gorges sign new agreement Voith and China Three Gorges Corporation have entered into an agreement that covers the delivery of two 350MW units to a pumped storage power station in China, while also strengthening the strategic cooperation between the two companies in promoting … Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:38:00 GMT Shuakhevi project completed in Georgia Indian power company Tata Power has announced that Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL) - its joint venture with Norway's Clean Energy Invest AS Norway and the World Bank’s IFC InfraVentures (IFC) – has completed construction of the 187MW Shuakhevi hydrop… Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:26:00 GMT GE aerating turbines for Cube Hydro project GE Renewable Energy has announced it is to supply three aerating turbines to Cube Hydro Partners for its High Rock plant in North Carolina. The first of three 13.4MW units will be delivered in the fall of 2018 and become operational in the spring of … Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:41:00 GMT