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World first as Sebzor project certified against Hydropower Sustainability Standard
22 March, 2023
The Sebzor hydropower project in Tajikistan has become the first project...
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Paradise Dam project moves forward
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 by A project to restore Paradise Dam near Bundaberg in Australia is forging ahead, with enabling works to begin shortly, including work on the dam’s outlet valves.

Baime hydropower project set to be commissioned in Papua New Guinea
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 by The 11.6GW Baime hydropower project in Morobe Province in Papua New Guinea is scheduled for commissioning this month.

£100 million investment boost for Coire Glas pumped storage scheme in Scotland
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 by The planned 150MW Coire Glas scheme in Scotland – billed as Britain’s biggest pumped storage scheme in 40 years – is to receive a £100 million investment boost from developer SSE.

NCC to remodel Hammarforsen hydropower plant for Statkraft
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 by NCC has announced it has been commissioned by Statkraft to help improve dam safety at the Hammarforsen hydropower plant, including remodelling a spillway to increase discharge capacity.

Hydro to power Windfall gold mining project
Monday, March 20, 2023 by Miyuukaa Corp, a wholly-owned corporation of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi (CFNW), is to finance, build, own and operate a 69 kV dedicated transmission line that will...

Upgrades progressing at Tarraleah Power Station, Tasmania
Friday, March 17, 2023 by Construction of a new water intake on Lake King William that feeds Tarraleah hydropower station is progressing, Hydro Tasmania has announced, with the work part of a major project...

US needs to make full use of its hydropower resources, says APPA
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by The US should make full use of its hydropower resources in order to ensure its grid remains reliable and resilient, and allow utilities to meet emission reduction goals, the...

US DOE and TVA sign agreement to advance hydropower technologies
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 by The US Department of Energy, through its Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) are to work together to evaluate and demonstrate...

Voith Hydro and Strucinspect team up for hydropower monitoring
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 by Voith Hydro has announced it is teaming up with Austrian corporate start-up Strucinspect for digital assessment and tracking of hydropower projects, with the first pilot project...

Upgrade project completed at NYPA’s Niagara project control room
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 by Major upgrade work has been completed on the control room at New York Power Authority’s Niagara power plant as part of the $1.1 billion, 15-Year ‘Next Generation Niagara’ Upgrade Project.

Major contract awarded for Fresno dam modifications in the US
Monday, March 13, 2023 by NW Construction is to begin modifying the Fresno Dam in Montana, US, in April after winning an almost $43.6 million contract from the US Bureau of Reclamation

New hydro turbine technology could reverse decline in juvenile alewife says study
Monday, March 13, 2023 by Juvenile alwife passing through Natel Energy’s Restoration Hydro Turbine had a 98.2% immediate and 100% delayed survival rate, a new study published in the North American Journal...

Studio Pietrangeli to enhance Cruachan expansion design for Drax
Friday, March 10, 2023 by Drax has named Studio Pietrangeli as Owner’s Engineer on its project to build a new 600MW underground plant adjacent to its existing underground Cruachan facility in Argyll, Scotland.

Minesto and TCCGE to pursue tidal opportunities in Taiwan
Friday, March 10, 2023 by Minesto and Taiwan Cement Green Energy (TCCGE) have agreed to collaborate in the development of tidal and ocean current energy power in Taiwan. The firms signed an agreement that...

Statkraft starts commercial operation of floating solar plant in Albania
Thursday, March 09, 2023 by Commercial operations have begun at a floating solar plant located at the Banja reservoir in Albania, Statkraft has announced.

rPlus Hydro files final licenses application for White Pine pumped storage project
Thursday, March 09, 2023 by rPlus Hydro, LLLP has submitted its Final License Application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the 1000MW White Pine pumped storage project in Nevada, US. The...

PIC Group awarded O&M services for Patriot hydro portfolio
Thursday, March 09, 2023 by LS Power has awarded PIC Group the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contract for the Patriot Hydro Portfolio, which consists of fleet of 42 hydroelectric power assets across 11 US states.

New center of competence for generator components opened by Voith Hydro
Tuesday, March 07, 2023 by Voith Hydro has opened a new center of competence for generator components in Bosnia and Hercegovina to serve western markets, from North and Latin America to Europe and Africa.

EBRD funds hydro modernisation in the Kyrgyz Republic
Monday, March 06, 2023 by A project to modernise the 7.6MW Lebedinovskaya hydropower plant – the largest of its kind in the Kyrgyz Republic – is to receive €13.8 million in funding from the European Bank...

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