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World’s longest power transmission link commissioned
28 August, 2014
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SMEC to upgrade Australian dam spillway to reduce flooding
Thursday, August 28, 2014 SMEC has announced it is to upgrade the Isabella Weir Spillway and Embankment in Canberra, Australia, in a project designed to ensure the dam meets industry standards and reduces the...

Further studies agreed for Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Ethiopia, Eqypt and Sudan have agreed to set up a committee to carry out additional studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Power Machines to increase capacity of Kazakhstan hydro project
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Power Machines OJSC has won a contract to manufacture and supply a hydro turbine impeller for the second hydropower unit of Ust-Kamenogorskaya HPP in Kazakhstan, increasing capacity...

ADB approves funds for hydro in Lao PDR
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed US$217 million in funding for the 290MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in Lao PDR.

Tshediso Matona appointed Chief Executive of Eskom
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Mr Tshediso Matona, current Department of Public Enterprises Director-General, has been named the Chief Executive of Eskom following approval of the Cabinet of South Africa.

Voith to modernise generator at German pumped storage plant
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH has awarded Voith a contract to modernise one of the generators at the Waldeck 2 pumped storage power plant in North Hesse, Germany.

Hydro sector in Lao PDR gets World Bank funding
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Carrieann Stocks The hydropower and mining sectors in Lao PDR are to get a boost from additional funding approved by the World Bank.

ABB to connect MeyGen tidal stream project to the grid
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 ABB is to provide the onshore grid connection for Phase I of the MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth in a contract awarded by Atlantis Resources Limited.

Atkins named client’s engineer on Swansea Bay project
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Atkins has been appointed as client’s engineer on the 320MW Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project in Wales, UK.

Gilkes hosting site open day
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Gilkes are offering a chance to visit the 100kW Glen Tarken hydroelectric scheme on 25 September 2014 in Perth, Scotland.

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