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Boralex commissions Yellow Falls project
14 November, 2019
Boralex Inc has announced the commercial commissioning of the 16MW...
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Joule Africa gets grant for Kpep project, Cameroon
Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Joule Africa has received a US$500,000 grant to help finance the final stage of feasibility studies, including part of the Environmental & Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), for its...

Work underway on cut-off wall for flood protection in Germany
Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH is well underway with the construction of a mixed-inplace (MIP) cut-off wall, an essential part of the work needed to relocate a dike on the Rhine river...

NAIF extends funding date for Kidston pumped storage project
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) Board has extended the date of its offer of long-term concessional loan funding for the Kidston Stage 2 pumped storage hydro...

Climate change to have ‘dramatic’ impact on hydro output in Canada, suggests new research
Monday, November 11, 2019 by Canada's production potential of hydroelectricity is likely to be dramtically impacted by climate change, according to new research from Concordia University.

Financing package agreed to complete modernisation of Uch-Kurgan plant, Kyrgyz Republic
Monday, November 11, 2019 by A $100 million financing package has been agreed between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to modernize aging equipment and improve...

Capacity increase of the Tannuwald hydropower plant
Thursday, November 07, 2019 by Energie Electrique du Simplon is investing CHF 20 million in the comprehensive refurbishment of the Tannuwald hydropower plant in the Swiss canton of Valais, with the first of the...

Voith launches e-learning platform DRIVE
Thursday, November 07, 2019 by Voith has announced the launch of new e-learning platform DRIVE, designed to future-proof manufacturing companies and to support them in harnessing the potential of digitalization to...

Exelon Generation and Maryland in historic agreement on the Conowingo Dam
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by Exelon Generation has announced that it has reached an historic settlement agreement with the State of Maryland that will protect the long-term health of the Chesapeake Bay and...

Unico Mechanical to work on Hoover Dam repairs
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by Unico Mechanical has announced it is to work on the rehabilitation, fabrication and repair of components at Hoover Dam after being named one of four companies to be awarded a...

First commercial wave energy project being commissioned in Portugal
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by Portugal has taken a step closer to commercial wave energy as an AW-Energy WaveRoller device has been deployed and is being commissioned offshore at Peniche, a seaside municipality in...

Eastmain-Sarcelle-Rupert complex renamed in memory of Bernard Landry
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by Québec Premier François Legault, accompanied by Grand Chief of the Cree Nation Abel Bosum and former Cree Chief Ted Moses, have paid a posthumous tribute to Bernard Landry by renaming...

Technologies selected to receive US DOE funds
Monday, November 04, 2019 by Technologies that could help advance the marine and hydrokinetics industry and increase hydropower’s ability to serve as a flexible grid resource are set to benefit from up to...

ADB signs $60 million deal for Upper Trishuli-1 project, Nepal
Monday, November 04, 2019 by The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed a $60 million financing package with Nepal Water and Energy Development Company Private Limited (NWEDC) to help build and operate a...

Asia-Pacific hydro technology tenders activity drops 57% in Q3 2019 says report
Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Hydro technology tenders in Q3 2019 in the Asia-Pacific region saw 33 tenders announced, marking a drop of 57% over the last four-quarter average of 77, according to GlobalData’s...

Atlantis acquires Green Highland Renewables, signs deal in Japan
Thursday, October 31, 2019 by SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis) has today announced the acquisition of the Green Highland Renewables project development, asset management, operation and maintenance...

Meridiam wins contract for Kinguele hydropower plant, Gabon
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by Construction work is set to start in the second quarter of 2020 on the 34MW run-of-the-river Kinguele Aval hydropower plant in Gabon, as Meridiam confirms it has signed a...

Xayaburi starts commercial operation in Lao PDR
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The 1285MW Xayaburi hydroelectric plant in Lao PDR has begun commercial operations, shareholder CK Power has announced.

Bauer wins further work on Herbert Hoover Dike, US
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by Bauer Foundation Corp., the US subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, has been commissioned with the execution of approximately 13.5 km stretch of cut-off wall at the Herbert...

IHA releases new hydropower benefit sharing guide for developers and operators
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by A new how-to guide for hydropower developers and operators from the International Hydropower Association (IHA) aims to increase understanding of benefit sharing in project development...

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