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AFRY wins contract deal on Daimer Basha dam project, Pakistan
03 July, 2020
AFRY, as a member of the Diamer Basha Consultants Group (DBCG), has...
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Verkhnebalkarskaya small hydro plant commissioned in Russia
Thursday, July 02, 2020 by All three units at the Verkhnebalkarskaya small hydropower plant in Russia were successfully commissioned at the end of June by technology group Voith, utilising remote assistance due...

Genex gives update on Kidston pumped storage plant
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by Genex Power Limited has announced it is targeting financial close for the 250MW Kidston pumped storage project in the next three months, with Northern Australia Infrastructure...

India and Bhutan sign concession agreement for Kholongchhu project
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Plans for the 600MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project In Bhutan are moving forward, with the Royal Government of Bhutan and Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited signing a concession...

Andritz to equip Kiru project, India
Monday, June 29, 2020 by Andritz is to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the 624MW Kiru run-of-river hydropower plant on the Chenab River in Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir, India....

Proposals invited for Independent Engineer for Ruzizi II project
Monday, June 29, 2020 by An invitation for proposal has been released for Independent Engineer on the Ruzizi III hydropower project. The project is being developed by Ruzizi III Energy Limited on the boundary...

Applications open for women in hydropower mentoring scheme
Monday, June 29, 2020 by A mentoring scheme for women in hydropower is now accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 year.

Diamer Basha Dam being pursued ‘vigorously’ says Wapda
Friday, June 26, 2020 by Construction work is expected to start very soon on the main dam at the 4500MW Diamer Basha project, the Pakistan Water & Power Authority (WAPDA) has said, with machinery and...

IEA’s Sustainable Recovery Plan puts focus on hydropower modernisation
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by The new Sustainable Recovery Plan released by the International Energy Agency in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis being felt across the world has a strong focus...

Statkraft starts operations at Moglicë hydro plant, Albania
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by Commercial operations have started at the Moglicë hydropower plant in Albania, Statkraft has announced, with the project delivering power to the country’s grid.

Largest community-owned hydro scheme in Scotland achieves financial close
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by A community-owned small hydropower scheme in Lochaber, Scotland has secured £6.49 million of funding from Triodos Bank and the Energy Investment Fund, meaning the project has...

JV to work on redevelopment of OPG’s Calabogie station
Monday, June 22, 2020 by A joint venture of SNC-Lavalin and M. Sullivan & Son has been awarded a contract valued at over $100 million by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) for Phase 2 of the Calabogie...

Egypt asks UN to intervene in GERD dam dispute
Monday, June 22, 2020 by Egypt has written to the United Nations Security Council asking it intervene in a bid to restart talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after Ethiopia announced last...

Minesto completes first installation phase of Faroe Islands tidal energy project
Friday, June 19, 2020 by Minesto has announced it is progressing its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, completing the first phase of the project’s installation.

WAPDA implements cultural heritage management plan at Diamer Basha Dam project area
Thursday, June 18, 2020 by The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has started work on its Cultural Heritage Management Plan as it begins initial construction work on the Diamer Basha...

Hydropower CEOs say sustainable hydro can help Covid-19 recovery efforts
Thursday, June 18, 2020 by Hydropower needs to be included in economic stimulus packages for renewables to help aid Covid-19 recovery efforts, hydropower CEO’s said in a meeting with the International Energy...

Diversion tunnels complete at Site C Dam
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by Peace River Hydro Partners (PRHP) has reached a major milestone at the Site C dam project in British Columbia, Canada, with completion of the two Peace River diversion tunnels. Work...

Construction set to start on floating solar plant at Albanian hydro facility
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by Construction is expected to start atthe end of this month on a 2MWp floating solar pilot project at the Banja hydropower plant in Albania.

Landsvirkjun plans to house hydrogen facility at Ljósifoss hydropower station
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by Icelandic power company Landsvirkjun has unveiled plans for the development a hydrogen production facility at the 16MW Ljósifoss Hydropower Station.

£60 million marine energy project in Wales gets government green light
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by A multi-million pound marine energy project in Pembrokshire, Wales, has been given the green light with the UK and Welsh governments approving the project’s business case.

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