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Rosshaupten dam reopens in Germany following remediation project
Rosshaupten reservoir dam is fully open and operational in Germany following a 16-month remediation project. The project was successfully completed in July 2019, with the opening...
US DOE announce prize winners in FAST competition
Four competitors have been named prize winner by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) in the Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time...
320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydro plant online in Russia
The 320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower in the Amur region of the Far Eastern Federal District is now online, Russian power generator RusHydro has announced.
Safety modifications completed at Steinaker Dam
Normal operations have resumed at the Steinaker Dam in Utah, US, following dam safety modification work at the project.
Partnership to develop Volobe hydropower project, Madagascar
Africa50, Colas, Jovena and SN Power have signed an agreement that will see them work together to develop the 120MW Volobe hydropower plant on the Ivondro river in Madagascar.
Mini hydro plant completed in Zambia
The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) in Zambia has announced it has completed the construction of its first ever mini hydropower station – the 0.64MW Kasanjiku project.
NTPC to build new hydropower in Himachal Pradesh, India
Indian power producer NTPC Ltd has signed an agreement with the Himachal Pradesh government to set up two new hydropower projects in the state with a total capacity of 520MW
WAPDA reports highest-ever hydro contribution
The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) reported that the contribution of hydroelectric power delivered to the National Grid during the first quarter of the fiscal...
Downing exits sixth hydro investment
Investment manager Downing has announced it has exited its sixth hydroelectric investment in Scotland, adding that it expects to exit its seventh investment by the end of the year.
Funds approved for floating solar project at hydro plant in Vietnam
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to loan Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) $37 million to install a 47.5MW peak floating photovoltaic (PV)...
EMEC supporting KRISO wave energy test site in Korea
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has entered an agreement to continue to support the development of the Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering - Wave Energy...
Andritz to supply turbines to Hatta pumped storage plant, Dubai
Andritz has announced it has signed a contract – as part of a consortium with the European construction group Strabag – with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to supply...
ZRA awards Kariba dam spillway rehabilitation contract
A consortium of GE Hydro France and Freyssinet International has been awarded the tender for the rehabilitation of the spillway at Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river basin between Zambia...
ADB approves funds for hydro development in Uzbekistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million loan to Uzbekistan to help build six new hydropower plants with a total capacity of 25MW.
Plans unveiled for 9MW tidal project off Canadian coast
Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) and Minas Tidal LP (MTLP) have agreed to co-develop their adjacent berths at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) and will utilise...
ADB approves funds for Tina River Hydro, Solomon Islands
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved funding totaling $30 million for the development of a 15MW hydropower plant on the Tina River, just outside Honiara in the Solomon Islands.
Indar to deliver its most powerful hydro generators to Bolivia
Indar has won a contract to deliver five vertical generators to the Ivirizu hydroelectric project in Bolivia’s Carrasco National Park.
TVA Boone Dam project earns top award
The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Boone Dam project has been selected as the US’ most outstanding geological engineering project by the Association of Environmental and...
Storage level reduced at Paradise Dam to aid stability work
The storage level of Paradise Dam near Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia, is being reduced ahead of the 2019/20 wet season, allowing works to proceed to improve the dam’s...