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Community scheme in UK gets major funding
03 November, 2022
The Arkwright Trust in the UK has received £199,093 in funding from Severn Trent for the refurbishment of the historic Cromford Mills project.

Fortum celebrates European achievements
02 November, 2022
Finnish energy company Fortum gives an insight into different hydropower projects it has worked on in Sweden and Finland over recent years.

Ukraine hydro infrastructure targeted by Russia, says Minister
02 November, 2022
Ukraine’s energy minister, Herman Halushchenko, has said that hydropower facilities were among critical infrastructure hit in targeted attacks by Russia on Monday, news wires have reported.

ORPC Canada deploys hydrokinetic power system in Manitoba
02 November, 2022
ORPC Canada has launched its first hydrokinetic power system in Canada at Seven Sisters Falls, Manitoba.

New President and CEO for Voith Hydro
01 November, 2022
Dr Tobias Keitel has been announced as President & CEO of Voith Hydro and member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group, effective November 1, 2022. He succeeds Uwe Wehnhardt, who will continue to be available to the company as Senior Advisor.

SWOT satellite to study Earth's water arrives at launch site
01 November, 2022
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite – developed to view Earth’s ocean and surface water on land with unprecedented clarity – has arrived at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, US, where teams will begin final preparations for the spacecraft’s launch in December on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Center-4 East.

Funds approved for Estonia’s first pumped storage project
31 October, 2022
Eesti Energia has received €584,950 in funding for development of Estonia’s first pumped storage project.

Hydro Tasmania gets Trevallyn No.1 machine back on track
31 October, 2022
Machine No 1 has been returned to service at Trevallyn Power Station in Tasmania, following a $17.5 million refurbishment, Hydro Tasmania has confirmed.

LHWP Phase II hydropower component underway
26 October, 2022
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has marked another significant milestone in the implementation of Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) with the start of procurement for the design and construction supervision of the Oxbow Hydropower Scheme.

Govts work together to fund Paradise Dam rebuild in Queensland, Australia
26 October, 2022
The Queensland Government and Commonwealth Government are working together to jointly fund the $1.2 billion Paradise Dam rebuild, with each pledging $600 million towards the project.

Snow monitoring and Italian hydropower
26 October, 2022
Enel and ESA launch new Snow Water Equivalent feasibility study in Italy with Wegaw’s satellite-based snow monitoring solution

Rye Development files notice with FERC for Lewis Ridge pumped storage plant
26 October, 2022
US-based hydropower developer Rye Development is advancing plans for the its proposed Lewis Ridge Closed Loop Pumped Hydropower Storage project in Bell County, Kentucky, with the company having filed its Pre-Application Document (PAD) and Notice of Intent to file a License Application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Hatta project over 50% complete, dam wall finished
25 October, 2022
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that construction of the Hatta pumped storage hydroelectric power plant has reached 52.61%, with the 72m main Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) wall of the upper dam, and the 37m high RCC side wall at the project’s upper dam now complete.

Kate Gilmartin named new CEO of the British Hydropower Association
24 October, 2022
The British Hydropower Association (BHA) has announced the appointment of Kate Gilmartin as CEO.

SAE sells majority stake in ATES
24 October, 2022
SAE has agreed to the sale of a majority stake in its Advanced Tidal Engineering and Services division (ATES), with the company stating it is focusing its efforts in tidal power on the development of the MeyGen site.

DOE announces $28 million in new funding to advance hydropower technology
24 October, 2022
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has approved $28 million across three funding opportunities to support research and development projects that will advance and preserve hydropower as a critical source of clean energy.



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