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Water technology company Xylem Inc has won a US$19.6 million contract...
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Iberdrola overhauls small hydro plants
Iberdrola has announced it has modernised and upgraded almost half of its small hydropower fleet in Spain in a €10 million investment project.
World Bank reviews Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol
The World Bank has published a review of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol providing recommendations on its usage.
World’s longest power transmission link commissioned
Power and automation technology group ABB has announced it has successfully commissioned the longest transmission link in the world, developed to bring electricity from two...
SMEC to upgrade Australian dam spillway to reduce flooding
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
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
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
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
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
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
The hydropower and mining sectors in Lao PDR are to get a boost from additional funding approved by the World Bank.