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Voith to supply StreamDivers for Gradiste small hydro, Macedonia
18 December, 2018
Technology Group Voith is to manufacture, supply and commission...
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Lower Sesan II inaugurated in Cambodia
Monday, December 17, 2018 by The 400MW Lower Sesan II project – Cambodia’s largest hydropower scheme – has been officially inaugurated by the country’s prime minister Hun Sen.

IHA releases sustainability guidelines for hydropower
Monday, December 17, 2018 by The International Hydropower Association has announced the release of new sustainability guidelines that present a definition of the processes and outcomes relating to good...

Pre-qualification for LHWP Phase II main works will launch in January
Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) will mark a major milestone in 2019 with the launch in January of the construction pre-qualification for the Phase II main works, the...

Interconnection would unlock hydro capacity in Tasmania says analysis
Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Hydro Tasmania has released analysis which demonstrates that additional Bass Strait interconnection would immediately unlock many hundreds of megawatts of latent dispatchable capacity...

Deal signed for major new hydro scheme in Tanzania
Thursday, December 13, 2018 by The Government of Tanzania has signed deals with Eqyptian firms to build a 2115MW hydroelectric project in the country, Reuters has reported.

Indonesia’s Semangka plant in operation
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The run-of-river Semangka hydropower plant in Indonesia has been placed into commercial operation, partly replacing electricity generated by fossil fuel fired power plants in the...

UK Government approves funds for renewables in Africa
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by Developers of small-scale hydro, solar, wind, and geothermal projects across Africa are to benefit from £100 million in extra funding to the Renewable Energy Performance Platform...

New research project on flexible hydropower gets EU support
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by An ambitious research project on flexible hydropower in future energy systems is receiving support from the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, participant Multiconsult...

New York DEP announce revised plans for new hydro plant
Monday, December 10, 2018 by The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has unveiled new plans to build a $34 million, 6MW hydroelectric plant at the Cannonsville Reservoir in Delaware County,...

IDB approves funds for Acaray modernization, Paraguay
Friday, December 07, 2018 by The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is to provide $125 million in financing for a project to modernize the Acaray hydroelectric power plant in Paraguay.

Wello launch new Penguin wave energy converter
Friday, December 07, 2018 by Finnish wave energy developer, Wello Oy, has launched the next iteration of its Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) into the water in Tallinn, Estonia, as part of the CEFOW (Clean...

Aquila Capital invests in Norwegian hydropower
Thursday, December 06, 2018 by Norwegian hydropower operator Småkraft AS is getting a funding boost to help in its growth via a €50 million green bond launched by alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital.

Key agreements signed for hydro in the Solomon Islands
Thursday, December 06, 2018 by A major new hydropower project in the Solomon Islands has moved a significant step closer to construction following the signing of a series of key agreements.

Andritz to equip 1400MW ZhenAn pumped storage plant, China
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 by Technology group Andritz is to supply four 350MW reversible pump-turbines and motor-generators, together with auxiliary equipment, for the ZhenAn pumped storage hydropower plant...

Voith and Kudelski Group partner for cyber security
Monday, December 03, 2018 by Technology Group Voith and digital security firm Kudelski Group have announced they are partnering to deliver new solutions to secure connected technologies for industrial markets...

AFC invests in Nachtigal project, Cameroon
Monday, December 03, 2018 by Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced it is investing in the 420MW Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC) in Cameroon.

Chinese firms set to buy Odebrecht’s Chaglla hydro plant
Friday, November 30, 2018 by A consortium of Chinese firms led by Three Gorges Corp is in talks to buy the Chaglla hydroelectric project in Peru from Brazilian firm Odebrecht, newswires have reported.

Bridge design contract awarded as part of LHWP phase II
Friday, November 30, 2018 by Aurecon Lesotho (Pty) Ltd has been appointed by the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to design and supervise the construction of the major bridges to be built in Phase II...

Nordic’s biggest battery installed at Fortum hydro plant
Thursday, November 29, 2018 by Fortum has announced that the Nordic’s biggest battery to date will be installed at the firm’s Forshuvud hydropower plant located on the Dalälven in Sweden. The EUR 3 million...

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