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Statkraft to start Los Lagos build, Chile
13 June, 2019
Statkraft has announced that construction of the 52MW Los Lagos...
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New Zealand govt opens consultation on safety regulations for large dams
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by New Zealand is considering creating safety regulations for large dams in the country, with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) announcing that it has...

ABB contracted by China’s State Grid to supply equipment for UHVDC link
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by ABB has won a large order to supply converter transformers and high-voltage equipment for an 800kV, ultrahigh-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link, owned by the State...

DBSA commits US$4.9 million for Bumbuna II project, Sierra Leone
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has committed US$4.9 million to finance the remaining project development activities at Joule Africa’s 143MW Bumbuna II hydropower...

Multiconsult to assess effects of Mpatamanga, Malawi
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Multiconsult is to carry out the technical, environmental, social due diligence and additional studies for the proposed Mpatamanga hydropower plant, located on the Shire River in...

USBR planning rehab work at American Falls Dam
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by American Falls Dam, a 94ft-high composite concrete and earth gravity-type dam on the Snake River in Power County, near the town of American Falls, Idaho, will undergo maintenance...

Inuit Corporation and IPP partner for small hydro project in Canada
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc, the Pituvik Landholding Corporation and Hydro-Québec have jointly announced the construction of a 7.5MW run-of-river hydroelectric generating station on...

Funds approved for hydro schemes in AIIB’s first investment in Nepal
Monday, June 10, 2019 by The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved funding totaling almost US$92 million for hydropower projects and power distribution system upgrades in Nepal – the...

Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program still open for applicants
Friday, June 07, 2019 by The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program – which will match mentors with protégés from across the hydropower sector in the US – is accepting applications up to 1 August 2018.

J-Power invests in Genex Power to help fund Kidston pumped storage project
Thursday, June 06, 2019 by Genex Power Limited has signed a A$25 million Share Subscription Agreement with Electric Power Development Co Ltd trading as J-Power, with the investment to be used towards...

UK small hydro scheme excels with highest ever output
Thursday, June 06, 2019 by A hydroelectric scheme in Settle, Yorkshire, which launched in 2009 has recorded its best monthly output this spring - generating 13,747kWhrs during March.

GE upgrades Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation
Thursday, June 06, 2019 by GE’s Grid Solutions business has announced it has performed key upgrades on three 765 kV Fixed Series Compensation (FSC) banks at Hydro Quebec’s Montagnais substation.

Local governments signal approval for SNAP’s Alimit hydropower complex
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) – a joint venture of SN Power of Norway and AboitizPower – has signed a framework agreement with the Municipal Government of Lamut in the Philippines for...

PUD says removing Lower Snake Dams in the US is ‘bad for the county and the region’
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by The Board of Commissioners of the Grays Harbor Public Utility District (PUD) in Washington, US, has released a statement that throws support behind four hydroelectric dams on...

GE in three-year deal with Enel Green Power
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 by GE Renewable Energy has signed a three-year contract to provide predictive Operation and Maintenance (O&M) capabilities to Enel Green Power’s (EGP) hydropower plants in Spain, with...

21 candidates standing for election to IHA Board
Monday, June 03, 2019 by Twenty-one candidates are standing for election to the International Hydropower Association's Board for the 2019-2021 period, the organization has announced.

Hydropower Balkans 2019 will bring key decisions makers together at dedicated platform
Monday, June 03, 2019 by The 3rd Annual International Investment Summit and Exhibition Hydropower Balkans 2019 (to be held 7-8 November 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia) is a dedicated platform that will bring...

Tractebel to lead JV for Harpo River hydro project, Pakistan
Sunday, June 02, 2019 by Tractebel has announced it is to lead a joint venture with National Development Consultants (NDC) for work on a new hydropower project on the Harpo river in Pakistan.

Mohmand Dam consultancy agreement signed
Sunday, June 02, 2019 by The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has signed a major contract with a joint venture company for consultancy services for construction design,...

Green loan to help develop Iberdrola’s Tâmega pumped storage plant
Saturday, June 01, 2019 by Iberdrola has received €400 million from Spain's Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) – the largest every green loan granted by the financial institution – with the funds to be allocated...

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