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Installation work underway on EWP-EDF One Wave Energy project, Israel
05 March, 2021
Eco Wave Power has announced that, pursuant to the engineering...
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Kleinfelder and Stantec supporting critical levee projects for USACE
Thursday, March 04, 2021 by Kleinfelder and Stantec have been selected by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Sacramento District to provide engineering services for levee improvements on the Sacramento River...

Power Machines delivers last equipment for Farkhad rehab, Uzbekistan
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by Power Machines has announced it has delivered the last of the main equipment for the modernisation of the Farkhad hydropower project in Uzbekistan.

Community Benefit Sharing Program being rolled out at Tina River hydro project
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by The Community Benefit Sharing Program (CBSP) developed as part of the Tina River Hydropower Project in the Solomon Islands is gearing up to roll out three significant programs in...

Commercial operation starts at Glen Noe Hydro
Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by RWE’s 2MW Glen Noe Hydro Scheme, located within the Glen Noe Estate, near Loch Etive in the west of Scotland, is now operational.

BC Government gives update on Site C
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by The Government of British Columbia has said that it will ensure the 1100MW Site C project in the Canadian province is completed, and will address the challenges facing the...

Dam Safety Task Force says Michigan’s ageing inventory requires immediate attention
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by A final report by a task force charged with providing a thorough review of the condition of dams in Michigan has provided 86 recommendations for improving facility safety, suggesting...

WaterNSW investigating replacement of damaged Gin Gin weir
Monday, March 01, 2021 by WaterNSW is continuing its works to investigate replacing the existing, century-old Gin Gin weir with a 21st century, more environmentally suitable structure.

HydroLand acquires 25MW hydro portfolio from Enel Green Power North America
Friday, February 26, 2021 by Renewable energy firm HydroLand has acquired a 25MW portfolio of hydroelectric facilities from Enel Green Power North America, Inc, a major step in the US-based firm’s bid to create...

Six units to be replaced at Bratsk hydro plant, Siberia
Thursday, February 25, 2021 by En+ Group has announced it has begun the replacement of six hydraulic units at the it’s Bratsk hydropower plant in Siberia as part of its large-scale "New energy" modernisation programme.

Plans approved to expand Kruonis pumped storage plant, Lithuania
Thursday, February 25, 2021 by Ignitis Group subsidiary Ignitis gamyba has approved plans to expand the Kruonis pumped storage plant in Lithuania and has initiated the first stage of the development – a tender...

CorPower extends equity funding for commercial scale demonstration
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by Wave energy technology developer CorPower has announced it has extended its equity funding to €20.3 million for the commercial scale demonstration of its technology after securing...

Andritz wins contract on Austrian pumped storage plant
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Andritz has been contracted by TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG to supply two motor-generators for the new Kühtai 2 pumped storage power plant in Austria, with commissioning scheduled for 2026.

Study says pumped storage could save millions in energy system costs
Monday, February 22, 2021 by A new study by independent researchers from Imperial College London has found that just 4.5GW of new long duration pumped hydro storage with 90GWh of storage could save up to £690m...

Dam upgrade investment decision reassessed for value
Friday, February 19, 2021 by A project to upgrade Lake Macdonald Dam in Noosa, Queensland, Australia will be reassessed to ensure prudency while also meeting dam safety, water security, environmental and...

Flood repair works completed at Fred Haigh Dam
Friday, February 19, 2021 by Works to repair scour damage downstream of the Fred Haigh Dam spillway near Gin Gin in Queensland, Australia, have recently been completed, SunWater has announced.

Agreement signed for commercialization of WireScan technology
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by Hydro-Québec has entered a commercialization agreement for its patented WireScan technology with ASI Services Techniques Inc (ASI), a division of ASI Group Ltd.

RusHydro signs first non-regulated agreement for hydropower supply
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 by RusHydro is to supply electricity produced by the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant to gold producer PJSC Polyus after signing a bilateral power purchase agreement.

Nam Theun 1 breaks RCC placement record
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by At the end of January 2021, the Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project in Laos PDR broke the World Record for RCC Placement in a single month.

Eco Wave Power reaches regulatory milestone for Israel wave energy project
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Eco Wave Power has secured the engineering coordination permit from the Municipality of Tel-Aviv Jaffa for the cement works and installation of ten floaters for the EWP-EDF One...

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