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Tina River project construction set to start next year
19 December, 2019
A landmark financing agreement has been completed for the 15MW Tina River hydropower project in the Solomon Islands, allowing construction to start in 2020.

AfDB supports Sahofika project, Madagascar
19 December, 2019
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a Partial Risk Guarantee (PRG) of $100 million for development of the 205MW Sahofika hydropower project in Madagascar, a project which will help the country displace up to 90% of thermal energy generation.

Independent report says Rufiji environmental assessment is ‘inadequate’
19 December, 2019
The strategic environmental assessment for the Rufiji dam project in Tanzania has been described as ‘completely inadequate’ in an independent review project commissioned by IUCN, the official advisor on natural World Heritage.

SEFA awards funds for innovative solar-hydro hybrid project
18 December, 2019
A 9MW solar-hydro hybrid project in development in Burundi is to benefit from a $990,000 grant awarded by the African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).

Fifth modernized unit in operation at Iron Gate (Djerdap) 1, Serbia
18 December, 2019
The fifth hydraulic unit modernized by equipment manufacturer Power Machines has been successfully placed into operation at the Iron Gate (Djerdap)-1 hydropower plant in Serbia.

Dam removal project begins in the US
17 December, 2019
The first phase of a project to remove an 85-year-old high-hazard dam in Virgina, US, has begun, the City of Lynchburg and the University of Lynchburg have announced.

Report identifies technical causes of Brazil tailings dam failure
16 December, 2019
The failure and resulting flow slide at the tailings dam B-I at Vale S.A.’s Córrego do Feijão Iron Ore Mine in January 2019 was the result of flow liquefaction within the tailings in the dam, an Expert Panel report has concluded, with six issues highlighted as contributing factors to the failure.

Nova gets green light for Canadian tidal project
16 December, 2019
Tidal energy company Nova Innovation has been granted a permit to develop a 1.5MW tidal array in Petit Passage, in the Bay of Fundy area of Nova Scotia, Canada – the company’s biggest project to date.

Enel Green Power’s Acquoria hydro plant hosts interactive exhibition
12 December, 2019
The Acquoria hydro power plant in Tivoli, Italy, has become an interactive and multimedia experience highlighting renewable energy, Enel Green Power has announced.

Australia’s TCorp takes stake in H20 Power's Canadian hydro assets
11 December, 2019
TCorp, the investment and financial management partner of the New South Wales (NSW) public sector, has acquired a 49% stake in Canadian hydroelectric generation assets operated by H20 Power.

Major new initiative launched to showcase new hydro technologies
11 December, 2019
An €18million four-year project has been launched that will showcase new and innovative hydropower technologies and support the integration of variable renewables such as wind and solar into the power grid.

Seismic upgrades move forward at B.F. Sisk Dam
09 December, 2019
A billion-dollar seimic upgrade project at B.F. Sisk Dam and San Luis Reservoir in California is to move forward, the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) have announced.

BHEL to uprate Chilla hydropower plant, India
09 December, 2019
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is to work on the modernisation of the 144MW Chilla hydroelectric plant in Uttarakhand, India.

World Bank Board approves action plan following Isimba dam complaints
09 December, 2019
An action plan has been developed by the World Bank which will see the Bank will work together with Uganda to protect the extended Kalagala Offset Area (KOA), following complaints that the area was alledgedly being harmed by the construction of the Isimba dam reservoir.

Reconstruction completed on further unit at Cheboksarskaya plant, Russia
04 December, 2019
RusHydro and Power Machines have said they have completed the next stage of modernization of the Cheboksarskaya hydropower plant, with unit No. 11 put into operation with an updated rotary-blade impeller and new stator.

Agreement will see new dam built for flood protection in Hatch, US
04 December, 2019
The Doña Ana County Flood Commission and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are to sign an agreement next week to design and construct a dam in the lower Spring Canyon to protect the Village of Hatch.

TVA hosts Uganda Public Power
04 December, 2019
US utility Tennesse Valley Authority recently hosted visitors from the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL), sharing knowledge and experience of hydropower generation.

NIB agrees funding for new hydro build in Norway
04 December, 2019
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Norwegian utility company Sogn og Fjordane Energi AS have signed a €30 million, 15-year loan agreement to finance the construction of a new hydropower plant in Østerbø, as well as a 20km regional power line.

Hydropower protecting piece of Welsh history
28 November, 2019
A pico turbine is being used by the National Trust for the primary aim of protecting a historic collection in Wales, which includes one of only 24 known copies of the first bible translated into the Welsh language.

ABB to upgrade Copel hydroelectric power plant in Brazil
26 November, 2019
ABB has won a US$2.5 million contract from Copel to upgrade the 1240MW Governador José Richa hydropower plant (previously Salto Caxias) on the Iguazu River in the Brazilian State of Paraná.

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