New News information at International Water Power New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at International Water Power WAPDA reports highest-ever hydro generation by <br/> <br/> The hydroelectric power stations owned and operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) generated the highest-ever electricity during the peak hours at the end of July as WAPDA hydropower generation crossed the 8000MW mark for the first time in Pakistan. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:30:00 GMT Power Machines completes equipment production for Unit 3 at Rybinskaya project by <br/> <br/> Power Machines has produced the hydraulic turbine impeller for unit No. 3 of the Rybinskaya hydropower plant in Russia, with delivery of the impeller scheduled for this month. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:34:00 GMT Björn Rosengren named ABB’s new CEO by <br/> <br/> The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as Chief Executive Officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020. At that time Peter Voser will revert to his position at ABB solely as Chairman of the Board. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:58:00 GMT ARENA offering funding for pumped storage by <br/> <br/> The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced that up to $40 million in funding is available for the development of the first pumped storage project in South Australia. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:52:00 GMT Voith wins cavitation repair contract at Gavins Point Dam by <br/> <br/> Voith is to carry out cavitation repairs to all three Kaplan units at the Gavins Point dam in Nebraska in a contract awarded by the US.Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:23:00 GMT Eco WavePower and EDF form new JV for wave power pilot by <br/> <br/> Eco Wave Power has teamed up with EDF Renewables in Israel to create a new firm, EWP EDF One Ltd, to work on a 100KW pilot project, using the Eco Wave Power’s technology, Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:58:00 GMT Project to develop marine data toolbox for energy sector by <br/> <br/> A new project, funded by Ocean Energy Era-Net Cofund, has been launched to support investment and growth in the wave and tidal energy sector through the creation of an integrated marine data toolbox. Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:29:00 GMT Kikagati hydro station reaches financial close by <br/> <br/> The 14MW Kikagati hydro power station being built on the border between Uganda and Tanzania has reached financial close, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has announced, meaning that the first tranche of debt funding has been released to the Kikagati Power Company (KPC), which will own and operate the plant when construction is complete. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:36:00 GMT GE wins US hydro contracts by <br/> <br/> GE Renewable Energy has signed two hydropower contracts in the US, one for FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain project and one for PG&E’s Caribou One hydropower station. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 20:51:00 GMT HR Wallingford’s space-based dam monitoring system gets go-ahead for expansion by <br/> <br/> HR Wallingford has announced it will broaden its space-based dam monitoring system, DAMSAT, to include water dams in a bid to reduce the risk of failures. The expansion is possible after the UK Space Agency extended funding for the project following a pilot study to monitor tailings dams used to store toxic mine waste in Peru. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 20:10:00 GMT