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Hydro Tasmania identifies 14 sites for new pumped storage
06 June, 2018
Up to 4800MW of new pumped storage capacity could be available...
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Voith to modernize motor-generator at Vianden
Friday, April 06, 2018 More efficient electricity production is expected at the Vianden pumped storage plant in Luxembourg as Voith is awarded a deal to modernize one the plants motor-generators.

Stantec, GHD to deliver concept design for Warragamba Dam raise
Monday, March 19, 2018 A joint venture of Stantec and GHD has been awarded a $14.5 million design services contract by WaterNSW for the Warragamba Dam Raise west of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

Entura develops Australian pumped storage atlas
Monday, March 19, 2018 A new practical atlas of potential pumped storage opportunities across Australia has been developed by power and water consulting firm Entura on behalf of Hydro Tasmania.

Funding injection for pumped storage in Australia
Monday, February 26, 2018 The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and the South Australia government have announced funding support totaling $2 million for pumped storage development plans in the country.

Black & Veatch named owner’s representative for San Diego pumped storage plant
Monday, January 22, 2018 Plans for a 500MW pumped storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California, have taken a major step forward with the news that Black & Veatch...

Plans move forward for pumped storage plant in Arabian Gulf
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 The Arabian Gulf could be home to a new 400MW pumped storage plant after the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) signed an agreement with the GCC Interconnection...

Voith to equip Henan Tianchi pumped storage plant, China
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Voith Hydro Shanghai Co., Ltd has signed a deal with Henan Tianchi Pumped Storage Co Ltd to equip the 1200MW Henan Tianchi pumped storage plant in Henan Province, China.

New tool maps world’s pumped storage projects
Friday, November 10, 2017 An interactive tool for tracking pumped storage hydropower projects worldwide has been launched by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) at COP23 climate conference

DEWA reports on Hatta engineering studies
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has provided an update on plans for a 250MW pumped storage project at Hatta dam, announcing that 14% of the engineering studies have...

Genex drops ‘Turkey’s Nest’ design as it optimizes plans for Kidston pumped storage project
Friday, October 20, 2017 Genex has announced it has optimized the design of the 250MW Kidston Stage 2 (K2) pumped storage project to increase its storage capacity by 25%, and will adopt more efficient...

Study says Virginia pumped storage project could bring $576 million in economic benefits
Thursday, October 19, 2017 A proposed Dominion Energy Virginia pumped storage power station in Southwest Virginia, US, would bring approximately $576 million in economic benefits to the Commonwealth, according to...

ANU study finds 22,000 potential pumped hydro sites in Australia
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Australia could have a potential storage capacity of 67,000GWh from 22,000 potential pumped storage sites, a new study by the Australian National University (ANU) has found.

Andritz to supply turbines to Fengning pumped storage plant
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Andritz is to supply two variable speed pump turbines for the new Fengning pumped storage power plant in Hebei Province, China, expected to be the world’s largest pumped storage...

Voith to modernize Ffestiniog pumped storage plant, Wales
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Voith has announced it is to modernize two units at the Ffestiniog power station, part of the 2GW First Hydro”pumped storage operation located in Snowdonia, North Wales,

Researchers identify 185 possible pumped storage sites for Australia
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have identified 185 sites in South Australia that are potentially suitable for pumped hydro storage development.

EDF wins contract for first pumped storage project in Arabian Gulf
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 France’s EDF has been awarded a AED 58 million consultancy contract by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for the 250MW pumped storage hydroelectric power station at Hatta Dam...

Veytaux pumped storage plant inaugurated in Switzerland
Thursday, May 11, 2017 Six years after the initial foundation stone was laid, Forces Matrices Hongrin-Léman SA has today officially inaugurated Switzerland's second most powerful pumped storage power station...

Glyn Rhonwy gets UK govt OK
Monday, March 13, 2017 The proposed 99.9MW Glyn Rhonwy pumped storage scheme in Wales, UK, has taken a major step forward with news that it has been granted a development consent order by energy secretary...

Consortium assessing seawater pumped storage plant in South Australia
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Australian energy retailer EnergyAustralia has updated the federal government on plans for a new pumped hydroelectric storage project using seawater in South Australia.

Australian govt supports Genex solar/pumped storage plans
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Genex Power’s plans for a large scale solar development with the potential for pumped hydro storage has been given a major boost with the news that the Australian Government is...

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