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Tanzania makes initial payment for Rufiji hydro project
25 April, 2019
Tanzania has made an initial payment of almost $310 million to a...
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Knight Piésold Canada wins award for the Azambi project
Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Knight Piésold Canada received an Award of Merit in the Energy and Industry category from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) for the...

Wello's WEC2 Penguin ready to depart for Orkney, Scotland
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Wave-energy conversion technology firm Wello has announced it has completed WEC2, an optimized Penguin model based on proven technology, with the device ready to depart the...

Idaho and Oregon in Hells Canyon Complex agreement
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The US States of Idaho and Oregon have signed a settlement agreement for the Hells Canyon Complex, representing a major step toward Idaho Power’s reauthorization to operate three...

Expedited hydro licensing process established in US as FERC issues final rule
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the US last week issued a final rule establishing an expedited licensing process for original hydropower licenses for certain...

Diversion tunnels construction contract awarded for LHWP II
Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded the contract for the construction of the Polihali diversion tunnels to SCLC Polihali Diversion Tunnel Joint Venture,...

Voith and TSP team up in new JV
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Voith and TSP, an American technology service company, have launched a new joint venture – TSP OnCare Digital Assets Inc.

‘Leaky dams’ project to help wildlife and communities
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started a project to boost wildlife and help reduce the risk of flooding in Mid-Wales.

Voith wins contract on Snowy 2.0
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Voith is to equip the Snowy 2.0 pumped storage project in Australia with electrical and mechanical power plant components after signing a contract with the Future Generation...

WPS to begin upgrades at Wausau hydroelectric dam
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) in the US is to start refurbishment work at its Wausau hydroelectric dam in May, with a drawdown of the facility's reservoir to start later this month.

IFC and Lao PDR’s Ministry of Energy and Mines partner to boost private sector investment
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Lao PDR’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen and extend the country’s...

New pumped storage planned for South Australia as AGL wins development rights
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Australian energy developer AGL has secured the right to develop, own and operate a 250MW pumped storage project at Hillgrove Resources Limited’s Kanmantoo copper mine in...

Hydro to power Microsoft’s Puget Sound campuses
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Microsoft Corp. has signed agreements with Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) that will see its Puget Sound operations powered entirely by local hydropower.

Project to transmit hydro from Quebec to New England gets key approval
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) – a project to provide 1200MW of transmission capacity and deliver clean, renewable electricity to the New England Grid from...

TurnKey Internet gets additional hydropower in ReCharge NY program
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Data Center and Cloud Hosting Solutions provider TurnKey Internet Inc is to receive 220kW of additional hydropower from Niagara Falls under New York State’s ReCharge NY program

IHA starts search for next chief executive
Friday, April 12, 2019 by The International Hydropower Association has begun the search to identify its next Chief Executive as current CEO, Richard M Taylor, has announced his intention to step down and to...

Dams a must for water, food, energy security, says WAPDA Chairman
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) has emphasised the importance of dam development by stating that as much as 20 million...

IHC IQIP invests in BLUE Piling technology
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by IHC IQIP has announced it is joining forces with Jasper Winkes, developer of the hammer with the BLUE Piling Technology, to advance the technology which can be used to drive piles...

Limejump in PPA for Scottish hydro plant
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Energy tech company Limejump has added its first hydropower asset to its pioneering Virtual Power Platform (VPP) by signing a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with DHG Hydro Ltd /...

Wello in deal for Indian wave energy parks
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by Wave energy conversion technology company Wello has signed a letter of intent with Ixin Group that could see Wello’s technology deployed at two wave energy parks in India.

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