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Voith Hydro to update BC Hydro project
24 January, 2020
Voith Hydro is to build and install new generators at the Bridge...
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Solar panels commissioned at Nizhne-Bureyskaya, Russia
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by Solar panels with combined capacity of 1275kW have been commissioned at the Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower project in Amur region, RusHydro has announced. .

SMEC to lead Business Case for $4B Hells Gates dam and irrigation scheme
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by SMEC has begun work as Lead Consultant on the Business Case for the A$4 billion Hells Gates Irrigation Scheme in Northern Queensland, Australia.

FERC accepts application for 2200MW pumped storage project
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the US has accepted Daybreak Power Inc’s application for a preliminary permit for its proposed 2200MW Navajo Energy Storage Station near...

B Capital Partners invests in Norwegian hydro firm
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by Infrastructure investment specialist B Capital Partners AG has taken a 36% stake in Bekk og Strøm (BoS) which owns and operates 22 small scale hydropower plants in Norway with a...

Salini Impregilo could be renamed WeBuild as Board approves proposal
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by The Board of Directors of Salini Impregilo has approved the proposal of "WeBuild" as the new name for the Salini Impregilo Group, with the change to be proposed at the next...

Construction challenges increase costs at Hiilangaay project, Alaska
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by There have been significant cost overruns at the 5MW Hiilangaay hydropower project in Alaska, US, Alaska Power & Telephone Company (AP&T) has announced, with the company’s 2019...

Draft deal agreed for Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Friday, January 17, 2020 by A draft deal has been agreed between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) following a meeting in Washington, US, with the countries agreeing that...

Hydro-Québec and NB Power agree on electricity purchases and expertise sharing
Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Hydro-Québec and NB Power have signed three agreements that will see a large volume of electricity exported from Québec into New Brunswick, and technical collaboration initiated...

Polaris confirms hydro plants reach commercial operation in Peru
Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Two new run of river hydropower plants are now fully operational in Peru, owner Polaris Infrastructure Inc has announced.

Grant approved to support Ruzizi IV project preparation
Monday, January 13, 2020 by Plans for the 287MW Ruzizi IV hydropower project on the Ruzizi River between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are moving forward with news that the African Development...

Interim PPA signed for Neelum Jhelum project, Pakistan
Friday, January 10, 2020 by An interim agreement has been signed for the purchase of power from the Neelum Jhelum hydropower project in Pakistan, with the developers Water and Power Development Authority...

Transmission line to deliver hydropower from Canada to US gets key approval
Friday, January 10, 2020 by A project to provide 1200MW of transmission capacity, delivering electricity from hydropower sources in Québec, Canada to New England in the US, has received key state approval...

Repair work starts at Toddbrook reservoir, UK
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by Work has started on a project to repair and enhance the resilience of the Toddbrook dam wall and spillway in Derbyshire, UK, following damage sustained during heavy rainfall in August 2019.

2019 was historic year for hydro in Pakistan, says WAPDA
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by Last year saw record generation of hydropower in Pakistan, with the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) branding 2019 a historic year for development of water and...

Small hydropower technical guidelines published
Friday, January 03, 2020 by The United Nation Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published Technical Guidelines for the Development of Small Hydropower Plants to meet demand from member states.

Engie, Crédit Agricole Assurances and Mirova win bid for EDP hydro plants
Thursday, January 02, 2020 by A consortium of Engie, Crédit Agricole Assurances and Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, have been named as the new operators of Portugal’s second largest...

Nexif Energy acquires hydro assets in Vietnam
Thursday, January 02, 2020 by Nexif Energy has taken a 94% stake in Song Giang Hydropower JSC, owner of two run-of-river hydropower projects in cascade with a total capacity of 49MW in the Khanh Hoa province of Vietnam.

Tina River project construction set to start next year
Thursday, December 19, 2019 by A landmark financing agreement has been completed for the 15MW Tina River hydropower project in the Solomon Islands, allowing construction to start in 2020.

AfDB supports Sahofika project, Madagascar
Thursday, December 19, 2019 by The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a Partial Risk Guarantee (PRG) of $100 million for development of the 205MW Sahofika hydropower project in Madagascar, a project...

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