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IDB approves funds for hydro refit in Honduras
26 November, 2020
An $18 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will...
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DOE announces $35 million for hydrokinetic turbine development
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by The US Department of Energy has announced $35 million in funding for 11 projects that will help develop new economically competitive Hydrokinetic Turbines (HKT) designs for tidal...

Welsh Government to meet with small scale hydro operators after grant scrapped
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by The Welsh Government is to meet with small-scale hydro operators this weekl after ministers were accused of abandoning the sector by scrapping a crucial business grant.

Gilkes invests in next generation machining capability
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd has released details of its latest investment in next-generation machining capability.

Voith Hydro completes modernization of digital turbine governors for Kinda plant, Myanmar
Monday, November 23, 2020 by Voith has successfully completed the modernization of digital governors for two units of the Kinda hydropower plant in Myanmar, reviving the plant and contributing to local economic...

Three Gorges sets annual power generation world record
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The Three Gorges hydroelectric plant in China – the world’s largest hydroelectric plant in terms of installed capacity – has set a new world record for annual power output, China...

NYPA hits milestone in digitization project at Robert Moses plant, NY
Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The first hydroelectric generator at the Robert Moses Power Plant is undergoing digitization, marking the first milestone in New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) 15-year modernization...

Mocean Energy secures investment to advance wave technology
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by Wave power specialists Mocean Energy has secured major new investment that will help accelerate the commercialisation of its wave energy technology and drive its adoption in subsea...

Partners sign agreement that updates plan for Klamath River dams removal
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by The US states of California and Oregon, the Yurok Tribe, the Karuk Tribe, PacifiCorp and the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) have signed an agreement that updates plans to...

Doosan Heavy and KOMIPO team up for overseas hydropower business
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by Doosan Heavy Industry & Construction (DHIC) and Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) have signed an agreement to work together on a new overseas hydropower business, while localizing...

Hydro from Vattenfall powers Finnish supercomputer
Monday, November 16, 2020 by One of the fastest supercomputers in the world is to be run 100% by hydropower from European energy company Vattenfall.

CorPower secures 10-year licence for wave energy project in Portugal
Monday, November 16, 2020 by CorPower Ocean has secured a 10-year licence from Portuguese authorities that will unlock the demonstration phase of the firm’s flagship HiWave-5 wave energy project in the Atlantic Ocean.

CIP acquires 1593MW in pumped storage assets in the US
Friday, November 13, 2020 by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S, has bought the 393MW Swan Lake and 1200MW Goldendale closed-loop pumped storage in Oregon...

AWE in three-year project to demonstrate large-scale WaveFarm
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by Finnish wave energy technology developer AW-Energy Oy (AWE) is to develop processes to deliver the world’s first large-scale WaveFarm, with up to 24 integrated WaveRoller units, in...

Ust-Dzhegutinskaya small hydropower plant commissioned in Russia
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by PJSC RusHydro has inaugurated the 5.6MW Ust-Dzhegutinskaya hydropower plant in Karachay-Cherkessia Republic.

Fairbairn Dam upgrade project completed ahead of schedule
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by A five-year project to strengthen the Fairbairn Dam in Central Queensland, Australia, has been completed successfully and ahead of schedule, operator Sunwater has announced.

Andritz wins contract on Barkley hydro plant, US
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by Andritz has been awarded a €65 million contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to rehabilitate the turbines and generators at the 186MW Barkley hydroelectric...

Flow batteries and tidal power to combine for green hydrogen production
Monday, November 09, 2020 by A world-first project will combine flow battery technology with tidal power to produce continuous green hydrogen at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, backed...

Innavik hydro project in Quebec reaches financial close
Monday, November 09, 2020 by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc and the Pituvik Landholding Corporation have closed a $92.8 million non-recourse construction and term project financing with The Manufacturers...

Agreement reached for Nenskra hydropower plant involvement
Monday, November 09, 2020 by An agreement has been reached between the European Investment Bank (EIB), JSC Nenskra Hydro and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. regarding certain omissions in...

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