New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on www.waterpowermagazine.com http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/ en-us http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/ New News information at International Water Power http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/content/images/logo_big.gif China Yangtze Power set to acquire major hydro schemes http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newschina-yangtze-power-set-to-acquire-major-hydro-schemes-9819765 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newschina-yangtze-power-set-to-acquire-major-hydro-schemes-9819765 by <br/> <br/> China Yangtze Power is to acquire the 10.2GW Wudongde and 16GW Baihetan hydropower stations on the Yangtze River, according to a Shanghai Stock Exchange notice. Fri, 01 Jul 2022 13:14:00 GMT EIG launches renewables platform in Chile http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newseig-launches-renewables-platform-in-chile-9819362 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newseig-launches-renewables-platform-in-chile-9819362 by <br/> <br/> Energy sector investor EIG has announced the launch of Grupo Cerro, a new renewable energy platform in Chile, which includes EIG-owned Cerro Dominador plants and the recently acquired ANPAC, the owner of a portfolio of 11 small and medium run-of-river hydroelectric power plants in the O’Higgins, El Maule, Bio Bio and La Araucania regions. Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:59:00 GMT Kleinschmidt to work on Hood Canal Bridge fish passage project http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newskleinschmidt-to-work-on-hood-canal-bridge-fish-passage-project-9819299 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newskleinschmidt-to-work-on-hood-canal-bridge-fish-passage-project-9819299 by <br/> <br/> Long Live the Kings (LLTK), a US-based non-profit salmon recovery organization, has selected Kleinschmidt Associates to provide engineering services as part of the Hood Canal Bridge Fish Passage Project. Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:55:00 GMT Karot project starts commercial operation in Pakistan http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newskarot-project-starts-commercial-operation-in-pakistan-9819031 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newskarot-project-starts-commercial-operation-in-pakistan-9819031 by <br/> <br/> The 720MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan – the first hydropower tie-up developed by the China Three Gorges Corp under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – began commercial operation on Wednesday this week. Fri, 01 Jul 2022 09:13:00 GMT Costs updated for Lower Churchill project http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newscosts-updated-for-lower-churchill-project-9806771 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newscosts-updated-for-lower-churchill-project-9806771 by <br/> <br/> The total forecasted project cost for the Lower Churchill Project is set to increase from C$13.11 billion to C$13.37 billion, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has confirmed, stating that it will not need any equity from the province and will cover the increase through internal funding sources.The company has also shared an update on the development of software required to complete the Labrador Island Link (LIL) portion of the project. Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMT ORPC signs deal for hydrokinetic system in Chile http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsorpc-signs-deal-for-hydrokinetic-system-in-chile-9805960 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsorpc-signs-deal-for-hydrokinetic-system-in-chile-9805960 by <br/> <br/> Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is to install its first river hydrokinetic power system in South America next year after signing a deal with the Municipality of Chile Chico in the Aysén region of Patagonia, with potential for further installations in the future. Tue, 28 Jun 2022 09:53:00 GMT Britain and Norway partner for African hydropower http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsbritain-and-norway-partner-for-african-hydropower-9803419 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsbritain-and-norway-partner-for-african-hydropower-9803419 by <br/> <br/> UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that British International Investment (BII) is to invest up to £160 million into a joint venture between Norfund and Scatec that will help develop Africa’s hydropower sector, with Norfund committing a further US$100 million. Mon, 27 Jun 2022 12:42:00 GMT OPEC Fund loans US$72 million to Mohmand Dam http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsopec-fund-loans-us72-million-to-mohmand-dam-9802701 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsopec-fund-loans-us72-million-to-mohmand-dam-9802701 by <br/> <br/> The OPEC Fund for International Development is providing a US$ 72 million loan in support of the 800MW Mohmand Multipurpose Dam Project in Pakistan. Mon, 27 Jun 2022 11:03:00 GMT B.F. Sisk dam safety project breaks ground http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsbf-sisk-dam-safety-project-breaks-ground-9782537 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsbf-sisk-dam-safety-project-breaks-ground-9782537 by <br/> <br/> The US Bureau of Reclamation has kicked off its 120th anniversary year this week at San Luis Reservoir with the groundbreaking of the B.F. Sisk Dam Safety Modification Project. Fri, 17 Jun 2022 15:21:00 GMT Stantec to study pumped storage potential in Canada http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsstantec-to-study-pumped-storage-potential-in-canada-9778391 http://www.waterpowermagazine.com/news/newsstantec-to-study-pumped-storage-potential-in-canada-9778391 by <br/> <br/> Stantec has announced it has been commissioned by WaterPower Canada to assess the potential for pumped storage hydropower across Canada. Thu, 16 Jun 2022 11:55:00 GMT