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Hydro-Québec and Central Maine Power Company (CMP) have announced a...
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SSE book commemorates 75 years of hydropower
A new publication has been released by energy firm SSE which tells the definitive story of how hydroelectric electricity was brought to the Highlands of Scotland.
ABB commissions Maritime Link in Canada
ABB has completed the Maritime Link HVDC project, enabling exchange of clean, reliable electricity between the Islands of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in the North American grid.
Indian Govt approves proposal for dam safety bill
A proposal to introduce a dam safety bill that will help India adopt uniform dam safety procedures across all its states and union territories has been approved by the Union...
Further tunneling work for Strabag on Chile’s Alto Maipo project
Construction group Strabag has been awarded an additional contract valued at €800 million for a further construction section at the 530MW Alto Maipo hydropower complex in Chile. The...
AltaGas sells 35% stake in hydro facilities in British Columbia
AltaGas Ltd has confirmed it has agreed to indirectly sell 35% of its interest in the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities, which includes the 195MW Forrest...
Fortum sells stake in Norwegian hydro firm
Fortum is to sell its 10% stake in Norwegian hydropower company Hafslund Produksjon for €160 million to Svartisen Holding AS, a Norwegian company owned by the Finnish energy...
Black & Veatch to inspect reservoirs in Hong Kong
Black & Veatch has been appointed one of the independent inspectors of Hong Kong's reservoirs, with the company’s UK and Hong Kong teams to collaborate on the project.
Hydromechanical equipment contract awarded for Site C
ATB Riva Calzoni Hydro Canada Inc. is to provide the hydromechanical equipment for the Site C project after signing a $68 million deal with developer BC Hydro.
HydroQuest and CMN set out plans to commission tidal turbine in spring 2019
French turbine manufacturer HydroQuest and its equity partner CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie) are to set up, commission, and connect the HydroQuest Ocean turbine generator...
CHA introduces new awards, accepting nominations
To help celebrate its 20th anniversary the Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is introducing four new awards, with nominations now being accepted.