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China Yangtze Power set to acquire major hydro schemes
01 July, 2022
China Yangtze Power is to acquire the 10.2GW Wudongde and 16GW...
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EIG launches renewables platform in Chile
Friday, July 01, 2022 by Energy sector investor EIG has announced the launch of Grupo Cerro, a new renewable energy platform in Chile, which includes EIG-owned Cerro Dominador plants and the recently...

Kleinschmidt to work on Hood Canal Bridge fish passage project
Friday, July 01, 2022 by Long Live the Kings (LLTK), a US-based non-profit salmon recovery organization, has selected Kleinschmidt Associates to provide engineering services as part of the Hood Canal Bridge...

Karot project starts commercial operation in Pakistan
Friday, July 01, 2022 by The 720MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan – the first hydropower tie-up developed by the China Three Gorges Corp under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – began...

Costs updated for Lower Churchill project
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 by The total forecasted project cost for the Lower Churchill Project is set to increase from C$13.11 billion to C$13.37 billion, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has confirmed, stating...

ORPC signs deal for hydrokinetic system in Chile
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 by Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is to install its first river hydrokinetic power system in South America next year after signing a deal with the Municipality of Chile Chico in...

Britain and Norway partner for African hydropower
Monday, June 27, 2022 by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that British International Investment (BII) is to invest up to £160 million into a joint venture between Norfund and Scatec that will...

OPEC Fund loans US$72 million to Mohmand Dam
Monday, June 27, 2022 by The OPEC Fund for International Development is providing a US$ 72 million loan in support of the 800MW Mohmand Multipurpose Dam Project in Pakistan.

B.F. Sisk dam safety project breaks ground
Friday, June 17, 2022 by The US Bureau of Reclamation has kicked off its 120th anniversary year this week at San Luis Reservoir with the groundbreaking of the B.F. Sisk Dam Safety Modification Project.

Stantec to study pumped storage potential in Canada
Thursday, June 16, 2022 by Stantec has announced it has been commissioned by WaterPower Canada to assess the potential for pumped storage hydropower across Canada.

Statkraft supplies hydro to Omya Hustadmarmor AS
Thursday, June 16, 2022 by Statkraft has signed a deal is to supply hydropower produced from two of its hydropower facilities in Norway to power Omya Hustadmarmor AS’s marble processing plant at Elnesvågen.

Voith and Ray Sono offer mobile device monitoring for small hydro operators
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Voith has teamed up with digital specialist Ray Sono to launch a digital service product that will allow operators of small hydropower projects to manage their station directly...

Sustainable Marine’s Nova Scotia project ready for commercial operation
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 by Sustainable Marine’s tidal energy operation in Grand Passage, Nova Scotia, is ready to commence commercial operation, making it the first to deliver in-stream tidal power to the grid...

France’s Grand Maison plant testing HSC technology
Monday, June 13, 2022 by The Grand Maison hydropower plant in the French Alps – which is part of the European Union (EU)-funded XFLEX HYDRO initiative – is testing how Hydraulic Short Circuit (HSC) technology...

BBA and Lombardi team up for pumped storage development in Canada
Monday, June 13, 2022 by BBA and Lombardi have announced the creation of strategic alliance that will see the firms collaborate on pumped storage hydropower projects for Canadian clients, while also laying...

NSW govt scraps plans for Mole River Dam
Friday, June 10, 2022 by Proposals to build a new dam on the Mole River near Tenterfield in New South Wales, Australia, have been scrapped, Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson has confirmed in a statement.

New micro hydropower installation set for STEM education role
Friday, June 10, 2022 by An historic tide mill in Suffolk, England, is to install a micro hydropower system in a bid to educate and provide activities around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...

NREL researchers map out possible new pumped storage sites in the US
Thursday, June 09, 2022 by A new report from researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) identifies sites in the US that could support pumped storage hydropower plants as well as highlighting...

Statkraft planning major capacity increase at Mauranger II, Norway
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 by Statkraft has sent a license application to the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) which could see capacity than triple from 250MW to 880MW at the Mauranger II...

Voith’s HyCon GoHybrid achieves successful first year of operation
Tuesday, June 07, 2022 by Voith Hydro’s HyCon GoHybrid hydraulic unit for turbine governors in hydropower has been successfully operating for just over a year at the site of SWU Energie GmbH in Wiblingen,...

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