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IHA launches online community and app for hydro professionals
20 February, 2019
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Leadership changes at Nalcor Energy
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by Nalcor Energy has announced changes to the company’s executive leadership team, with the moves expected to allow the company to work towards completing the Muskrat Falls project...

Nominations open for 2019 Mosonyi award
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Do you know someone in the industry who has made an outstanding contribution to the hydropower sector? Then why not nominate them for the International Hydropower...

SIMEC Atlantis awards contract for MeyGen connection system
Monday, February 18, 2019 by SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis) has awarded a contract to subsea engineering specialists ETA Limited for the manufacture and delivery of the advanced subsea tidal...

Evacuation in area of Brazil tailings dam
Monday, February 18, 2019 by Residents in the region of Macacos, Nova Lima in Brazil have been evacuated as mining firm Vale sets in motion preventative actions as part of an Emergency Action Plan for the Dam...

Early works to start on Kidston pumped storage
Friday, February 15, 2019 by An early works programme is to commence on the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro) at Genex Power’s Renewable Energy Hub at Kidston in North Queensland, after...

RusHydro confirms Bureyskaya plant increases electricity following landslide
Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Normal hydrological regime has been restored at the Bureyskaya hydropower plant following a landslide that occurred in the project area in December, RusHydro has confirmed.

Jeff Lyash to leave OPG, board appoints Ken Hartwick as new President and CEO
Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Board Chair Bernard Lord has announced that OPG President and CEO Jeff Lyash is leaving the organization effective March 31, with Ken Hartwick,...

Voith to modernise Nangbeto hydropower plant , West Africa
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by Voith has been contracted by Communtauté Electrique du Bénin (CEB), a Beninese-Togolese joint venture, to carry out extensive rehabilitation and modernization measures at the...

Review for North Queensland dam operations in wake of flooding
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by The Queensland Government has appointed the Inspector General Emergency Management to undertake an independent assessment into the preparedness and response of dam operators to...

Lahmeyer International becomes Tractebel
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by German engineering and consulting company Lahmeyer International has rebranded as Tractebel Engineering GmbH, operating under the Tractebel brand.

Minesto makes product development progress; launches tender
Monday, February 11, 2019 by Minesto has launched a tender to source a manufacturer of the wing for the company’s new DG100 model. The wing will be built on a new design that is the result both of learnings...

Planning approval granted for Snowy 2.0 exploratory works
Monday, February 11, 2019 by Snowy Hydro’s Snowy 2.0 project has hit another significant milestone with the news that the New South Wales Government has given planning approval for the project’s exploratory...

RusHydro to add solar to Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower plant
Thursday, February 07, 2019 by Russian energy firm RusHydro is to develop a pilot solar project on the Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydroelectric plant, helping to unlock additional output at the 320MW plant.

'Expedited hydro licensing process proposed by FERC'
Thursday, February 07, 2019 by New hydropower projects at existing non-powered dams and closed-loop pumped storage projects in the US could have a licensing decision within two years under proposals put forward by...

LBBW and Voith in sustainable corporate financing agreement
Tuesday, February 05, 2019 by German Bank Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and technology group Voith have agreed a credit facility which includes “positive incentive” components, meaning that LBBW's...

AltaGas completes sale of hydro assets in British Columbia, Canada
Monday, February 04, 2019 by AltaGas Ltd. has completed the $1.39 billion sale of its remaining interest of approximately 55% in hydro facilities in Northwest British Columbia, Canada, to joint-venture...

Vale provides an update on situation in Brumadinho
Friday, February 01, 2019 by Ninety-nine people have now been confirmed killed with a further 259 people missing following the collapse last Friday of Dam I of the Córrego do Feijão mine in the city of...

Take part in IWP&DC’s discussion on mental well-being in the workplace
Thursday, January 31, 2019 by We can all get stressed out at work but at what point does this become a problem?

Governments invest in Taltson expansion project, Canada
Thursday, January 31, 2019 by The Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories have announced they are to jointly invest over $1.2 million in the Taltson Hydroelectricity Expansion Project, supporting...

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