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Shuakhevi project in Georgia commences commercial production
03 April, 2020
Commercial operations have begun at the 178MW Shuakhevi hydropower project...
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Queen gets OK for hydro development at Balmoral Estate
Friday, April 03, 2020 by A new 2MW hydroelectric scheme will soon be generating power on the Queen’s Balmoral Estate in Scotland, as news reports suggest that planning permission has been given for the...

Emerson completes acquisition of American Governor Company
Thursday, April 02, 2020 by Emerson has completed the purchase of American Governor Company, with the acquisition adding to Emerson’s technology capabilities and expertise in the renewables and power industry.

Signavio offers utility companies free access to Business Transformation Suite to aid COVID-19 response
Thursday, April 02, 2020 by Signavio, a provider of business transformation solutions, today announced that the Signavio Business Transformation Suite is available for free for 90 days to help affected businesses...

Baihetan dam achieves world’s first zero counterweight runner balancing says CTG
Thursday, April 02, 2020 by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the third hydraulic generator’s runner for the Baihetan Hydropower Station was successfully installed on March 21, becoming...

World Bank approves additional $700 million for the Dasu project, Pakistan
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 by The World Bank has approved an additional $700 million in financing for the Dasu Hydropower Project in Pakistan, with the funds to be used for the transmission line that will complete...

Orbital takes steps to develop floating tidal farm at EMEC
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 by Scottish based tidal energy developer Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) has signed up to a second berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), paving the way for the company to...

Genex signs energy storage services agreement with Energy Australia
Monday, March 30, 2020 by Genex Power Limited has taken a significant step forward towards achieving financial close of the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro) with the announcement that it...

Natel Energy raises $11 million in investment
Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Natel Energy, a supplier of sustainable hydropower solutions, today announced that it has closed an $11 million investment, led by Schneider Electric Ventures and supported...

Help climate scientists understand past rainfall variations
Thursday, March 26, 2020 by If you’re in isolation with a bit of spare time on your hands, maybe consider helping Rainfall Rescue digitise historical rainfall records in the UK, so that climate scientists can...

SMEC to provide feasibility study for Pilikambi project, Papua New Guinea
Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Continuing its partnership with Enga Hydro Power Limited, SMEC has been appointed to deliver a feasibility study for the next phase of the approximately 18MW Pilikambi hydropower...

Roadswest Group joins SMEC
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by SMEC has announced that Roadswest Engineering Group Pty Ltd will join the organisation, cementing a long history of collaboration between the two companies.

Combined wave and solar system installed in Gibraltar
Monday, March 23, 2020 by Eco Wave Power (EWPG Holding) has installed a new combined wave and solar system in the EWP grid connected wave energy power station in Gibraltar.

ORNL Researchers create model fish for hydropower testing
Monday, March 23, 2020 by Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are combining their expertise in environmental science, physics, sensors and additive manufacturing...

US Clean Energy Sector calls on congress for help during COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday, March 20, 2020 by Organisations representing the clean energy sector in the US have teamed up to deliver a letter to the US House and Senate leadership calling for the prompt repair and extension...

MIGA announces first ever guarantee in the Solomon Islands for a hydro plant
Thursday, March 19, 2020 by The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a member of the World Bank Group, has issued guarantees that will support the development, financing, construction, operation,...

Neckartal Dam inaugurated in Namibia
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by The Neckartal Dam – the largest dam in the southern African country of Namibia – has officially been inaugurated.

UK Government to strengthen reservoir safety following Toddbrook report
Monday, March 16, 2020 by Reservoir owners in England will be expected to apply the lessons learned from the Toddbrook reservoir incident, the UK Government has said in a statement.

Work begins to replace historic units at Sir Adam Beck I station
Monday, March 16, 2020 by Work has started at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Sir Adam Beck I Generating Station to replace two historic turbine generator units to provide increased output at the flagship...

Rotork electro-hydraulic actuator installed at Spanish hydro plant
Friday, March 13, 2020 by A Rotork electro-hydraulic actuator has been successfully installed at a hydroelectric plant operated by Repsol in the heart of a Spanish mountain range.

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