New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at International Water Power SJVN's Naitwar Mori hydroelectric project achieves commercial generation milestone by <br/> <br/> Sh. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of SJVN, has announced the successful commencement of commercial operations for the first unit of the 60MW Naitwar Mori hydroelectric project in Uttarakhand, India. Thu, 30 Nov 2023 12:39:00 GMT Federal Court orders $119 million judgment against former Edenville Dam owner, operator by <br/> <br/> The US District Court for the Western District of Michigan issued a substantial monetary judgment of $119,825,000 against Lee Mueller, the former owner and operator of the Edenville Dam, for his role in the 2020 catastrophic dam failure. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel made the announcement following the court's decision, emphasizing the significance of holding accountable those responsible for endangering public safety and infrastructure. Thu, 30 Nov 2023 11:53:00 GMT WAPDA projects double hydropower capacity and increase water storage to 45 days by <br/> <br/> In a significant development, the completion of eight under-construction water and hydropower projects by the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is set to elevate Pakistan's water security and energy landscape. The completion of these projects will extend the country's carry-over water capacity from 30 days to 45 days, marking an addition of 9.7 million acre-feet (MAF) in water storage. Simultaneously, WAPDA's hydropower generation is poised to double, reaching over 18,000MW with an increase of 9043MW. Thu, 30 Nov 2023 11:36:00 GMT SMEC appoints senior hires for new UK headquarters by <br/> <br/> Global infrastructure engineering firm SMEC has appointed two key senior hires to drive its UK Water, Dams and Hydropower division in London. Brian Darling joins as Chief Technical Principal and Emily Archibald as an Associate Engineer, both bringing a wealth of experience to SMEC at a time of increased industry momentum in the renewables landscape. Wed, 29 Nov 2023 12:50:00 GMT Rowallan power station undergoes $30 million transformation by <br/> <br/> Hydro Tasmania has announced that the Rowallan Power Station in north west Tasmania is set to undergo a comprehensive $30 million refurbishment, ensuring its continued operation for at least three more decades. Tue, 28 Nov 2023 14:32:00 GMT IGHEM gears up for biennial conference by <br/> <br/> The International Group for Hydraulic Efficiency Measurement (IGHEM) is set to host its highly anticipated biennial conference at the prestigious University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Save the dates – August 12-14, 2024 – for a deep dive into the latest advancements and discussions surrounding hydraulic efficiency measurement in hydro power plants. Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:44:00 GMT GE Vernova to upgrade two turbine and generator units at Cushman II hydropower plant by <br/> <br/> GE Vernova's Hydro Power business has been tasked with upgrading the Cushman II hydropower plant by Tacoma Power. The project focuses on the refurbishment of two turbine and generator units, each boasting a capacity of 27 MW/33 MVA, out of the three currently operational at the site. Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:20:00 GMT Volvo Excavators and CareTrack Support drive success for Nam Cum hydropower project in Vietnam by <br/> <br/> The Nam Cum Hydropower Project in Lai Chau Province, Northwest Vietnam, has successfully commenced operations, with three Volvo EC210D excavators playing a key role in the project. Fri, 24 Nov 2023 10:06:00 GMT Andritz secures contract to equip Ebensee pumped storage plant, Austria by <br/> <br/> International technology group Andritz has been commissioned by Upper Austrian utility Energie AG to provide electromechanical equipment for the Ebensee pumped storage power plant. This initiative represents both the largest single investment by the energy utility and a stride toward achieving climate neutrality. Fri, 24 Nov 2023 09:58:00 GMT Drax Foundation boosts STEM education and community initiatives with near £1 million donation by <br/> <br/> The Drax Foundation, the charitable arm of renewable energy giant Drax Group, has donated £932,000 to 20 non-profit organizations operating in the UK and North America in support of STEM education and community projects. Thu, 23 Nov 2023 13:52:00 GMT