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Milestone for mWave project as first cell module transported
14 July, 2020
A first of its kind, full-scale ‘cell module’ which part of an innovative...
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BDEAC and Equatorial Guinea in loan agreement for Sendje project
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by The Development Bank of Central African States (BDEAC) has signed a loan agreement worth FCFA 80 billion with the Government of Equatorial Guinea to fund the construction and operation...

Hydro generation surges to historic level for WAPDA
Monday, July 13, 2020 by The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has announced that in the fiscal year 2019-2020 it generated its highest ever amount of hydropower, providing 37.4 billion...

TBM ready to ship to Snowy 2.0 project in Australia
Friday, July 10, 2020 by The new tunnel boring machine (TBM) to be used during construction of the Snowy 2.0 project in Australia has passed its Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), meaning the machine is now ready...

New bill to promote hydropower development in the US
Thursday, July 09, 2020 by A bill introduced by Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers could help speed up hydropower development in the US.

CorPower invests in wave energy project in northern Portugal
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 by CorPower Ocean is investing €16 million into a R&D, Manufacturing & Service Centre for Wave Energy Converters in Viana do Castelo, northern Portugal, with the location chosen to...

World Bank approves additional funds for Nurek refurb
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by The World Bank has approved an additional $50 million from the International Development Association (IDA) for the second phase of the Nurek Hydropower Rehabilitation Project in Tajikistan.

Major refurbishment of historic UK hydro station complete
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by A 1.1m refurbishment of the historic Stonebyres hydroelectric power station on the banks of the River Clyde, near Lanark has been completed by energy company Drax Group ahead of...

First units in operation at Wudongde
Monday, July 06, 2020 by The first units at the 10.2GW Wudongde hydropower plant in China began operating successfully on 29 June 2020, with the project on target to have all 12 850MW units in operation in 2021.

AFRY wins contract deal on Daimer Basha dam project, Pakistan
Friday, July 03, 2020 by AFRY, as a member of the Diamer Basha Consultants Group (DBCG), has been awarded the contract for consultancy services for the Diamer Basha Dam Project. The deals includes...

Verkhnebalkarskaya small hydro plant commissioned in Russia
Thursday, July 02, 2020 by All three units at the Verkhnebalkarskaya small hydropower plant in Russia were successfully commissioned at the end of June by technology group Voith, utilising remote assistance due...

Genex gives update on Kidston pumped storage plant
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by Genex Power Limited has announced it is targeting financial close for the 250MW Kidston pumped storage project in the next three months, with Northern Australia Infrastructure...

India and Bhutan sign concession agreement for Kholongchhu project
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Plans for the 600MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project In Bhutan are moving forward, with the Royal Government of Bhutan and Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited signing a concession...

Andritz to equip Kiru project, India
Monday, June 29, 2020 by Andritz is to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the 624MW Kiru run-of-river hydropower plant on the Chenab River in Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir, India....

Proposals invited for Independent Engineer for Ruzizi II project
Monday, June 29, 2020 by An invitation for proposal has been released for Independent Engineer on the Ruzizi III hydropower project. The project is being developed by Ruzizi III Energy Limited on the boundary...

Applications open for women in hydropower mentoring scheme
Monday, June 29, 2020 by A mentoring scheme for women in hydropower is now accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 year.

Diamer Basha Dam being pursued ‘vigorously’ says Wapda
Friday, June 26, 2020 by Construction work is expected to start very soon on the main dam at the 4500MW Diamer Basha project, the Pakistan Water & Power Authority (WAPDA) has said, with machinery and...

IEA’s Sustainable Recovery Plan puts focus on hydropower modernisation
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 by The new Sustainable Recovery Plan released by the International Energy Agency in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis being felt across the world has a strong focus...

Statkraft starts operations at Moglicë hydro plant, Albania
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by Commercial operations have started at the Moglicë hydropower plant in Albania, Statkraft has announced, with the project delivering power to the country’s grid.

Largest community-owned hydro scheme in Scotland achieves financial close
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by A community-owned small hydropower scheme in Lochaber, Scotland has secured £6.49 million of funding from Triodos Bank and the Energy Investment Fund, meaning the project has...

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