The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded the...
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Voith and TSP team up in new JV
Voith and TSP, an American technology service company, have launched a new joint venture – TSP OnCare Digital Assets Inc.
‘Leaky dams’ project to help wildlife and communities
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started a project to boost wildlife and help reduce the risk of flooding in Mid-Wales.
Voith wins contract on Snowy 2.0
Voith is to equip the Snowy 2.0 pumped storage project in Australia with electrical and mechanical power plant components after signing a contract with the Future Generation...
WPS to begin upgrades at Wausau hydroelectric dam
Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) in the US is to start refurbishment work at its Wausau hydroelectric dam in May, with a drawdown of the facility's reservoir to start later this month.
IFC and Lao PDR’s Ministry of Energy and Mines partner to boost private sector investment
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Lao PDR’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen and extend the country’s...
New pumped storage planned for South Australia as AGL wins development rights
Australian energy developer AGL has secured the right to develop, own and operate a 250MW pumped storage project at Hillgrove Resources Limited’s Kanmantoo copper mine in...
Hydro to power Microsoft’s Puget Sound campuses
Microsoft Corp. has signed agreements with Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) that will see its Puget Sound operations powered entirely by local hydropower.
Project to transmit hydro from Quebec to New England gets key approval
The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) – a project to provide 1200MW of transmission capacity and deliver clean, renewable electricity to the New England Grid from...
TurnKey Internet gets additional hydropower in ReCharge NY program
Data Center and Cloud Hosting Solutions provider TurnKey Internet Inc is to receive 220kW of additional hydropower from Niagara Falls under New York State’s ReCharge NY program
IHA starts search for next chief executive
The International Hydropower Association has begun the search to identify its next Chief Executive as current CEO, Richard M Taylor, has announced his intention to step down and to...
Dams a must for water, food, energy security, says WAPDA Chairman
Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) has emphasised the importance of dam development by stating that as much as 20 million...
IHC IQIP invests in BLUE Piling technology
IHC IQIP has announced it is joining forces with Jasper Winkes, developer of the hammer with the BLUE Piling Technology, to advance the technology which can be used to drive piles...
Limejump in PPA for Scottish hydro plant
Energy tech company Limejump has added its first hydropower asset to its pioneering Virtual Power Platform (VPP) by signing a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with DHG Hydro Ltd /...
Wello in deal for Indian wave energy parks
Wave energy conversion technology company Wello has signed a letter of intent with Ixin Group that could see Wello’s technology deployed at two wave energy parks in India.
Sweco to work on Cahora Bassa rehab project
Sweco is to work on a major project to rehabilitate the 2075MW Cahora Bassa project in Mozambique in a US$5.2 million contract.
Kidston pumped storage project gets final environmental approval
Genex Power Limited has reached a major milestone on the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro), announcing it has secured all environmental approvals required.
Salini Impregilo to build Snowy 2.0 in AU$5.1 billion contract
Salini Impregilo has won a contract valued at AU$5.1 billion (€3.228 billion) for the civil works and electromechanical component of the Snowy 2.0 project, the major new expansion of...
IHA publishes activity and strategy report for 2018-2019
The International Hydropower Association’s Activity and Strategy Report for 2018-2019 is now available online.
New report unveils plan to reinvigorate hydropower in the US
A new report from the National Hydropower Association (NHA) and Chelan County Public Utility District (Chelan PUD) identifies ways in which the capabilities of hydropower in the US...