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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.

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.

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.

Andritz to equip Kidston pumped storage plant
29 April, 2021
Andritz has received an order from EPC contractors McConnell Dowell and John Holland to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for Genex Power’s 250MW Kidston pumped storage plant in North Queensland, Australia.

Energy storage tech tested for small hydropower generation
29 April, 2021
Municipally owned utility Idaho Falls Power and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have carried out tests to see how a US city’s hydropower plants can be made more stable and responsive during emergencies. The tests involved integrating energy storage and modifying the control systems to help them balance changes in electricity quickly.

New guide to digital twins calls for industry to avoid mistakes that beset BIM
28 April, 2021
A new guide to digital twins in construction and infrastructure has been developed to show the industry how to make the most of the technology while avoiding the pitfalls that originally beset the implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Construction commences on Kidston pumped storage project, Australia
28 April, 2021
Genex Power Limited has given the go ahead for construction to proceed on two key contracts for the 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project (K2 Hydro).

Bolina trials new boom to protect critical infrastructure
27 April, 2021
Bolina, an Ecocoast company, has announced it is launching a new debris boom to protect critical infrastructure, including hydraulic structures.

Key milestone for Changlongshan pumped storage station, China
27 April, 2021
China Three Gorges Corporation has announced it has successfully completed 24-hour testing of the first 500kV main power transformer at the Changlongshan pumped storage power station, with the unit now ready for commissioning

DOE kicks off 100-day plan to address cybersecurity risk to electricity operations
26 April, 2021
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched an initiative to enhance the cybersecurity of electric utilities’ industrial control systems (ICS) and secure the energy sector supply chain, as part of the Biden Administration's effort to safeguard U.S. critical infrastructure from persistent and sophisticated threats

Canal & River Trust adopts satellite-based dam monitoring system
26 April, 2021
The Canal & River Trust has subscribed to the newly launched iDMS tool, which combines reservoir expertise and digital ecosystem services from Binnie’s with unique geospatial artificial intelligence techniques from Rezatec to monitor critical reservoir infrastructure.

Axpo to launch hydrogen initiative at Swiss hydro plant
26 April, 2021
Axpo has announced details of a hydrogen production facility at the Eglisau-Glattfelden hydropower plant in Switzerland, the first of several that Axpo said it will commission in the coming years.



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