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Soubre dam production to start soon
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A 400kW hydroelectric project on the River Taff in Cardiff, Wales, will officially open today.
BHEL commissions third unit at Teesta Low Dam
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
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
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.
Work underway on three new hydro schemes, Scotland
Construction has started on three small hydro projects with a combined capacity of 3.5MW in the Scottish Highlands, Gilkes Energy announced
Milestone for MeyGen
Tidal power developer Atlantis has reached a major technical milestone for its flagship MeyGen project in northern Scotland, with the scheme now connected to the 33kV Ness of...
Construction milestone for Site C
Main civil works have started at BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project, marking a major milestone for the 1100MW project.
Salma project inaugurated in Afghanistan
The 42MW Salma dam in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, a project carried out in a development partnership with India, has been inaugurated.
Hedcor hydro construction on track as rainy season hits
Run-of-river hydro developer Hedcor is on schedule with construction of its Manolo Fortich hydro project in the Philippines, with the company making preparations for the onset of...