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Hydropower turbine installed at US water district’s project
US firm McKinstry has teamed up with Covington Water District (CWD) to install a new hydropower turbine in the utility district’s water main, with the unit expected to generate...
New turbine park for Rhône River, France
Four river turbines are being installed in the Rhône River, in the city of Caluire et Cuire, near Lyon, France, in a world’s first project led by the HydroQuest-Hydrowatt Group.
Voith and Siemens join forces to develop hybrid power concepts
The hydro division of Voith and Siemens Energy Management division are to work together to drive forward hybrid power concepts including hydropower.
Scottish Power sells hydro, gas assets as it concentrates on wind
UK-based energy company ScottishPower has announced the sale of its traditional generation business to DraxSmart Generation, a subsidiary of Drax Group, for £702 million, with the...
Hells Gates Dam is feasible, says report
Development of a large dam on the upper Burdekin River at Hells Gates in Queensland is technically and economically feasible, with no major environmental barriers, a $2.2...
Minesto achieves first generation with commercial-scale marine energy unit
Minesto has achieved initial electricity generation with its first commercial-scale marine energy kite during the commissioning program of its low-flow tidal energy project in Wales.
Further funds for New Zealand dam project as local businesses invest in WIL
A group of local businesses has committed to invest $11.5 million in New Zealand based Waimea Irrigators Limited (WIL), with the funds to be used towards development of the...
Besix to work on Nachtigal dam, Cameroon
Besix is to design and build the Nachitgal dam in Cameroon, in partnership with French firm NGE and Moroccan company SGTM.
US Senate passes bill that supports non-powered dam and closed-loop pumped storage development
The US Senate has passed a bill that includes several provisions promoting hydropower deployment, with the bill now heading to President Trump.
Salini Impregilo continues collaboration with Politecnico Di Milano, signs accord with University of Technology Sydney
Salini Impregilo has inaugurated the third edition of the Master’s in International Construction Management organized with the Politecnico di Milano university in Milan, Italy, just a...
EDF invests in GIBB Power
EDF has announced that it has agreed to invest in GIBB Power, a subsidiary company of GIBB Engineering and Architecture specialising in engineering in the energy sector,...
First construction contract awarded for Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded a joint venture of Sinohydro SA/Nthane Brothers the first construction contract on Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands...
Hydro largest renewable electricity source, says IEA report, but modern bioenergy leads growth
Hydropower remains the largest renewable electricity source by 2023, says the International Energy Agency’s latest market forecast, while noting that its growth is continuing to decelerate.
Deal signed for Alimit complex, the Philippines
SN Aboitiz Power’s plans for a hydropower complex in the Ifugao province in the Philippines have taken a step forward with the company signing a framework agreement with the...
Contract awarded for Mangla refurbishment, Pakistan
The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has signed a deal worth Rs.1.68 billion with China CMAC Engineering Company for Package-9 of the Mangla Refurbishment...
$76 million contract awarded for fish passage works at Cle Elum Dam
Garco Construction, Inc has won a contract valued at almost US$76 million from the US Bureau of Reclamation for construction services as part of the Cle Elum Dam Fish Passage Project.
Plans submitted for low head hydro scheme in Inverness
The Highland Council has submitted a planning application for a low head hydroelectric development at the Torvean Weir on the River Ness in Inverness, Scotland.
Daral Khwar project inagurated in Pakistan
The 36.6MW Daral Khawar hydro power project has been officially inaugurated in Pakistan’s Swat district.
Kidston project takes further step forward
The Queensland State Government has declared Genex Power Limited’s 250MW Kidston pumped storage project (K2-Hydro) a Coordinated Project, with the declaration now providing an...