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AqualisBraemar LOC supports wave energy projects
18 May, 2021
AqualisBraemar LOC is supporting successful proposals for two wave energy converter (WEC) projects, which have both been awarded UKRI EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Science Research Council) grants of a combined value of over £2 million.

Cooperation deal will bring benefits of digitalization to the hydropower industry
17 May, 2021
Voith Hydro has announced it is entering a pilot phase of cooperation with Austrian firm HYDROGRID, with the firms having already successfully validated the strong demand for a joint offering of digital products in selected European markets, with the first contracts already signed in Italy and numerous requests-for-offer currently in progress.

Sirens help ensure dam safety for Hidroelectrica
17 May, 2021
The existing warning system at dams operated by Romanian energy supplier Hidroelectrica has been expanded by HÖRMANN Warnsysteme and local partner QBS Quality Business Solutions, with new safety functions added.

Hydro-Québec and Transmission Developers propose renewables solution for New York
14 May, 2021
Hydro-Québec has partnered with Transmission Developers Inc. to develop the Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE), which would link Hydro-Québec's existing hydropower facilities as well as upstate renewable generation to New York City, helping New York State meet its renewable energy and climate emissions reduction goals under its Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA).

Civil works contract awarded for Tarbela 5th Extension
12 May, 2021
Power Construction Corporation of China Limited (PCCCL) has been awarded a US$354.6 million contract by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for civil works of the 1530MW-Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project, following an international competitive bidding process.

A world’s first for EMEC and Verdant Power
11 May, 2021
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has completed the world’s first marine energy Renewable Energy Test Report (RETR) for Verdant Power’s New York tidal power array at the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) site.

Fortum set to lead Uniper’s hydro assets
11 May, 2021
Fortum and Uniper have finalised the first planning phase in its ‘One Team’ approach, with Fortum set to lead the operations of both companies’ Nordic hydro assets at the start of 2022.

New issue of Dam Engineering: Volume XXXI, Issue 3
11 May, 2021
The latest issue of Dam Engineering (Volume XXXI, Issue 3) has been published.

Discontinuance or adaptation?
10 May, 2021
A recent webinar hosted by the British Dam Society discusses managing reservoir assets and options for either remedial works or discontinuance.

Additional investment announced for Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link project, Canada
10 May, 2021
Additional investment of around $3 million has been approved to support the potential development of a hydroelectric and fibre-optic link that would connect communities in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut to Northern Manitoba, Canada.

Chelan PUD and GE team up for Rock Island rebuild
07 May, 2021
Chelan PUD and GE Renewable Energy have reached an agreement that will see the eight 42-year-old turbines at Rock Island Powerhouse II rebuilt one by one starting in 2022, at an estimated cost of $210 million.

Digging deep
05 May, 2021
Sabrina Kost, Acting Group Manager for SMEC's Sydney Tunnels team, shares her vast expertise and insights into the tunnelling industry, and explains what it takes to become a global tunnelling expert

Refurbishment of existing hydropower a key topic at IRENA meeting
05 May, 2021
Members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and private sector representatives are set to join forces to modernise and refurbish the existing hydropower fleet around the globe following the third meeting of the Collaborative Framework on Hydropower, organised by IRENA.

Granite wins dam construction contract in Texas, US
04 May, 2021
Granite Construction has won a $160 million contract from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District for work on the Leon Hurse Dam project in Ladonia, Texas.

Industry welcomes EU recognition of sustainable hydropower
04 May, 2021
The European Commission has made changes to proposed investment criteria for hydropower as part of a new regulatory regime for sustainable finance, with the move welcomed by industry body the International Hydropower Association (IHA).

Voith Hydro contracted for work on Idaho water project
29 April, 2021
Voith Hydro is to design, manufacture, and install 720MW of ternary pumped storage equipment for the Cat Creek Energy and Water (CCEW) Project planned near Mountain Home, Idaho on the South Fork of the Boise River – in the first of several contracts for the company.



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