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Swiss small hydro scheme inaugurated
27 June, 2017
Alpiq has announced that the 2.6MW Cotlan hydropower plant in the...
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Pipeline installation underway at Alto Maipo, Chile
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Work is currently underway on the installation of a 1600mm pipeline at the Alto Maipo hydropower complex in Chile, with completion expected in September 2017.

$4.4 million contract awarded for Hyatt Dam modifications
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Hyatt Dam in Oregon, US, is to be modified to limit the risk of internal erosion in the structure, with Suulutaaq, Inc recently awarded a $4.4 million contract for the work by the...

New hydro plans for existing infrastructure in the Philippines
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 New hydropower projects could be built on both existing and future irrigation schemes in the Philippines, under plans unveiled by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

Construction starts on Philippines small hydro plant
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Pure Meridian Hydropower Corp. (PMHC) – a joint venture of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) with Repower Energy Development Corp. (REDC) – has broken ground on a new 3MW hydropower plant...

TBM breakthrough achieved ahead of schedule at Laos hydro scheme
Monday, March 27, 2017 A major milestone has been reached at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydroelectric project in southern Laos with completion of the 11.5km long headrace tunnel excavation more than three...

Soubre dam production to start soon
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Production is expected to begin next month at the 2275MW Soubre dam in the Ivory Coast, after construction of the dam project was completed ahead of schedule.

Neelum-Jhelum tunnels near completion
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Tunnelling work at the 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower project in Pakistan is expected to be completed in April this year, the Express Tribune has reported, marking a major milestone...

Ferrovial-led consortium to build Iberdrola’s Gouvães plant, Portugal
Thursday, January 12, 2017 A consoritum headed by Ferrovial Agroman, and including local firm MSF, is to build the 800MW Gouvães hydroelectric power plant on the River Tâmega in Northern Portugal in a €80...

Agreement reached to complete Muskrat Falls work
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 Construction work on the powerhouse and intake civil works for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is set to go ahead falling...

New small hydro plants for Peru
Friday, November 04, 2016 Construction work has begun on a $140 million project to build six small hydroelectric plants in the Ancash region of Peru.

Nedre Røssåga opens following extensive renovation
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Statkraft has officially reopened its Nedre Røssåga hydropower station in Nordland, Norway, following an extensive NOK 2 billion four-year renovation and expansion project which...

Hedcor completes first of four desanders for Manolo Fortich project
Monday, October 03, 2016 Hedcor has announced it has built one of four desanders for the 68.8MW Manolo Fortich hydropower project in the province of Bukidnon, the Philippines.

Skanska to build Nedre Otta plant, Norway
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Skanska is to build the 85MW Nedre Otta hydropower plant in Sel and Vågå, Norway under a NOK 657 million (US$81 million) contract awarded by Eidsiva Vannkraft AS.

Soma Power Indonesia presents plans for 150MW hydro scheme
Monday, September 26, 2016 Work could start soon on a 150MW hydropower scheme on the Bongka River in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, developer Soma Power Indonesia has announced.

Operations set to start at Chanju-I, India
Monday, September 05, 2016 The 36MW Chanju-I hydropower project in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is set to commence operations, I A Energy and Entura announced today.

Site C marks one year of construction
Monday, August 15, 2016 Construction of the Site C project in northeast British Columbia reached its one-year anniversary at the end of July, with significant construction made and the project on track...

Welsh hydro scheme officially opens
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 A 400kW hydroelectric project on the River Taff in Cardiff, Wales, will officially open today.

BHEL commissions third unit at Teesta Low Dam
Monday, July 25, 2016 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the third unit of the 4x40 MW Teesta Low Dam hydroelectric project Stage-IV in West Bengal, with the fourth and...

SME installs world’s first subsea rock anchors in tidal site
Friday, July 15, 2016 In what is believed to be a world first, Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) has successfully installed four subsea rock anchors in the challenging tidal flows of the Falls of...

Manolo Fortich project hits halfway mark in the Philippines
Thursday, July 14, 2016 Work underway for Hedcor’s 68.8 MW run-of-river hydropower project in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, is now 50% complete, the AboitizPower subsidiary has announced.

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