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USBR approves funding for Webster Dam repairs
18 September, 2020
The US Bureau of Reclamation has awarded $22.1 million for repairs at...
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GE supports BKK’s digital transformation
Friday, September 18, 2020 by Norwegian Power Company BKK is to adopt GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro digital solutions for 30 hydropower plants

GE to equip Kundah pumped storage plant, India
Thursday, September 17, 2020 by Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) has selected GE Renewable Energy to supply and commission four 125MW fixed speed pumped storage turbines for the new Kundah...

USBR seeks proposals for hydro development at Taylor Park Dam
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by Proposals are being solicited by the US Bureau of Reclamation for the development of hydroelectric power at Taylor Park Dam in Colorado, in line with the Department of the...

Norwegian firms to explore merger options
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by The CEO’s of Norwegian firms Glitre Energi and Agder Energi have been authorised by their boards to explore the possibilities for a merger between the two companies

Investigation team call for information on breaching of Michigan Dams
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by The independent forensic investigation team engaged by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to perform an independent examination of the 19 May 2020 failures of the...

Minesto to continue commissioning Faroe Islands project
Monday, September 14, 2020 by Tidal power developer Minesto has announced it is planning to continue commissioning activities for its tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands in mid-October. The...

Canadian Governments invests in tidal power
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by The Government of Canada has committed a $9.4 million investment in four tidal energy projects that will bring clean energy technologies to the Atlantic region. The investment is part...

ABD loan to help fund hydro development in Uzbekistan
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to lend $60 million to Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer JSC Uzbekhydroenergo to support implementation of the...

Voith to supply new pump turbines to Spanish hydropower plants
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by Technology Group Voith is to supply five pump turbines and associated components to modernise two hydropower plants owned by Spanish electricity generation company Iberdrola.

Power Machines continues upgrades of Volzhskaya hydro plant units
Friday, September 04, 2020 by Power Machines has announced it has completed modernisation of the hydraulic unit No 19 at RusHydro’s Volzhskaya hydropower plant in Russia, the 21st of 23 units the company has worked on.

Evangelista Albertini named new CEO of Hydro Tasmania
Friday, September 04, 2020 by Hydro Tasmania’s Chairman, Grant Every-Burns, has announced that Evangelista Albertini has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer for the company, replacing outgoing...

Cloudberry to buy Norwegian hydro plant
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 by Nordic renewable energy company Cloudberry Clean Energy AS is to acquire Åmotsfoss Kraft AS, a hydropower plant currently being constructed in Nissedal municipality in Norway.

Federal Govt gives greenlight to Snowy 2.0 main works construction
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by A major project to expand the Snowy hydroelectric scheme in Australia has hit another milestone with the Federal Government giving approval for the project’s main works construction to...

New study by IHA identifies Asian hydropower plants that could benefit from modernisation
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by A new study has identified decades-old hydropower stations across Asia that could contribute to the region’s clean energy goals if they were significantly upgraded.

AFRY establishes Vietnamese subsidiary
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by AFRY has announced it has established a new subsidiary to serve the growing Vietnamese consulting engineering market – AFRY Vietnam Limited.

FDA loan supports hydro construction and modernisation in Uzbekistan
Friday, August 28, 2020 by The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed a 20-year loan agreement, worth €55.8 million, with the French Development Agency (FDA) to finance a series of projects in...

US agencies sign collaborative hydropower agreement
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by Three US federal agencies signed an agreement this week that will see them working together on future hydropower development efforts.

USBR says dams demonstrate value of hydropower during recent western US heatwave
Monday, August 24, 2020 by The US Bureau of Reclamation last week responded to unusually high energy demands across the western United States, with the situation demonstrating hydropower’s integral role as...

Fatalities as fire breaks out at Indian hydro plant
Monday, August 24, 2020 by Nine people have in an incident at the Srisailam left bank hydropower plant in Nagarkarnool District, Telangana, India, news wires have reported.

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