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Yusufeli dam project inaugurated in Turkey
23 November, 2022
The 558MW Yusufeli Dam project in Turkey’s northern Artvin province...
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Hydropower could provide additional 1GW of energy for UK says report
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by Hydropower can realistically provide an additional 1GW of energy for the UK under the right policy framework within a quick timeline, according to a new report.

LS Power to acquire raft of hydropower projects from Hull Street Energy
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by LS Power, a development, investment and operating company focused on the North American power and energy infrastructure sector, has agreed a deal with Hull Street Energy to buy...

Renewable organisations join forces to address climate emergency and drive sustainable development
Monday, November 21, 2022 by Global industry organisations representing hydropower, wind, solar, green hydrogen, long duration energy storage and geothermal energy industries have officially joined forces under...

FERC gives final go ahead for historic Klamath dam removal plan
Monday, November 21, 2022 by The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) last week give its final approval for a plan to remove four dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon, paving the way...

Study identifies additional 1500 potential pumped storage sites in Australia
Monday, November 21, 2022 by A detailed study from researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) has identified 1500 additional locations across the country that could potentially be used to build...

GE to upgrade Don Pedro hydropower plant equipment
Friday, November 11, 2022 by GE Renewable Energy has been contracted by the Turlock Irrigation District (TID) to modernize the powerhouse of the Don Pedro hydropower plant in California, which is jointly owned by...

Technical assistance offered to US pumped storage developers
Friday, November 11, 2022 by Hydro developers and other stakeholders interested in developing pumped storage hydropower projects in the US could receive technical assistance from the Department of Agency’s...

Diamer Basha dam is a ‘significant project for economy’ says Federal minister
Friday, November 11, 2022 by The Diamer Basha Dam being built by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) on the River Indus is a significant project for the national economy, said Federal...

EDP sells Mascarenhas hydro plant as it expands in solar
Thursday, November 10, 2022 by EDP Brazil has agreed to sell the 198MW Mascarenhas to London-based Victory Hill Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities, in line with the company’s plans to diversify its portfolio...

TBM launched on hydropower and irrigation scheme
Wednesday, November 09, 2022 by Construction has begun on the 13.1km headrace tunnel which forms a key part of the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project (SMDMP) in Nepal.

UK and Kenya agree to fast track dam project following COP27 meeting
Wednesday, November 09, 2022 by During the COP27 climate summit, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Kenyan President H.E. William Ruto agreed to fast-track six green investment projects worth KES 500 billion,...

SDPUC says it has no jurisdiction for proposed pumped storage project
Tuesday, November 08, 2022 by Following numerous questions regarding its permitting jurisdiction related to the proposed Gregory County Pumped Storage Project, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission...

Conduit hydropower could add 1.41GW of new hydropower in US, says report
Tuesday, November 08, 2022 by A new report has suggested that there are potential opportunities in all 50 states in the US to generate hydropower from existing water infrastructure.

IHA urgers leaders at COP27 to unlock the barriers to hydropower development
Tuesday, November 08, 2022 by As world leaders gather in Sharm el-Sheikh for COP27, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has one, clear message to governments: “unlock the barriers to hydropower...

Voith to modernise equipment at Norfork Dam, US
Monday, November 07, 2022 by Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract valued at nearly $50 million by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to modernize the turbines and generators at the Norfork Dam in...

AWS Waveswing exceeds expectations in trial
Monday, November 07, 2022 by AWS Ocean Energy’s Waveswing wave energy converter has exceeded the developer’s own predictions by 20% during the current phase of sea trials at the European Marine Energy Centre...

Construction of Polihali Dam and transfer tunnel set to start as contracts awarded
Monday, November 07, 2022 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded construction contracts for the Polihali Dam and Polihali Transfer Tunnel – the two biggest Lesotho Highlands Water...

Community scheme in UK gets major funding
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by The Arkwright Trust in the UK has received £199,093 in funding from Severn Trent for the refurbishment of the historic Cromford Mills project.

Ukraine hydro infrastructure targeted by Russia, says Minister
Wednesday, November 02, 2022 by Ukraine’s energy minister, Herman Halushchenko, has said that hydropower facilities were among critical infrastructure hit in targeted attacks by Russia on Monday, news wires have reported.

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