New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at International Water Power La Coche hydro plant inaugurated in France by <br/> <br/> EDF has announced that the La Coche power plant has been inaugurated in Savoie, France, with the facility increasing the total capacity of the La Coche pumped-storage hydro facility by 20%. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:39:00 GMT Rosshaupten dam reopens in Germany following remediation project by <br/> <br/> Rosshaupten reservoir dam is fully open and operational in Germany following a 16-month remediation project. The project was successfully completed in July 2019, with the opening ceremony held in mid September. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:03:00 GMT US DOE announce prize winners in FAST competition by <br/> <br/> Four competitors have been named prize winner by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) in the Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time (FAST) Commissioning for Pumped-Storage Hydropower Prize competition, which aims to help accelerate commissioning times and reduce cost and risk in pumped storage projects. Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:17:00 GMT 320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydro plant online in Russia by <br/> <br/> The 320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower in the Amur region of the Far Eastern Federal District is now online, Russian power generator RusHydro has announced. Wed, 09 Oct 2019 13:37:00 GMT Safety modifications completed at Steinaker Dam by <br/> <br/> Normal operations have resumed at the Steinaker Dam in Utah, US, following dam safety modification work at the project. Wed, 09 Oct 2019 13:32:00 GMT Partnership to develop Volobe hydropower project, Madagascar by <br/> <br/> Africa50, Colas, Jovena and SN Power have signed an agreement that will see them work together to develop the 120MW Volobe hydropower plant on the Ivondro river in Madagascar. Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:47:00 GMT Mini hydro plant completed in Zambia by <br/> <br/> The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) in Zambia has announced it has completed the construction of its first ever mini hydropower station – the 0.64MW Kasanjiku project. Tue, 08 Oct 2019 10:58:00 GMT NTPC to build new hydropower in Himachal Pradesh, India by <br/> <br/> Indian power producer NTPC Ltd has signed an agreement with the Himachal Pradesh government to set up two new hydropower projects in the state with a total capacity of 520MW Tue, 08 Oct 2019 10:55:00 GMT WAPDA reports highest-ever hydro contribution by <br/> <br/> The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) reported that the contribution of hydroelectric power delivered to the National Grid during the first quarter of the fiscal year 2019-20 surged to a historic level, as it provided 15.20 billion units of hydroelectricity to the system in July-September 2019. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:22:00 GMT Downing exits sixth hydro investment by <br/> <br/> Investment manager Downing has announced it has exited its sixth hydroelectric investment in Scotland, adding that it expects to exit its seventh investment by the end of the year. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:15:00 GMT