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WAPDA reports highest-ever hydro generation
16 August, 2019
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Power Machines completes equipment production for Unit 3 at Rybinskaya project
Friday, August 16, 2019 by Power Machines has produced the hydraulic turbine impeller for unit No. 3 of the Rybinskaya hydropower plant in Russia, with delivery of the impeller scheduled for this month.

Björn Rosengren named ABB’s new CEO
Friday, August 16, 2019 by The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as Chief Executive Officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1,...

ARENA offering funding for pumped storage
Friday, August 16, 2019 by The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced that up to $40 million in funding is available for the development of the first pumped storage project in South Australia.

Voith wins cavitation repair contract at Gavins Point Dam
Thursday, August 15, 2019 by Voith is to carry out cavitation repairs to all three Kaplan units at the Gavins Point dam in Nebraska in a contract awarded by the US.Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Eco WavePower and EDF form new JV for wave power pilot
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by Eco Wave Power has teamed up with EDF Renewables in Israel to create a new firm, EWP EDF One Ltd, to work on a 100KW pilot project, using the Eco Wave Power’s technology,

Project to develop marine data toolbox for energy sector
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by A new project, funded by Ocean Energy Era-Net Cofund, has been launched to support investment and growth in the wave and tidal energy sector through the creation of an integrated...

Kikagati hydro station reaches financial close
Monday, August 12, 2019 by The 14MW Kikagati hydro power station being built on the border between Uganda and Tanzania has reached financial close, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has...

GE wins US hydro contracts
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by GE Renewable Energy has signed two hydropower contracts in the US, one for FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain project and one for PG&E’s Caribou One hydropower station.

HR Wallingford’s space-based dam monitoring system gets go-ahead for expansion
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by HR Wallingford has announced it will broaden its space-based dam monitoring system, DAMSAT, to include water dams in a bid to reduce the risk of failures. The expansion is possible...

Toddbrook reservoir at safe level, work to start on dam repair plans
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by Residents in the town of Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, have returned to their homes following their evacuation in the wake of damage to the dam that holds back Toddbrook Reservoir.

Orbital awards fabrication contract for tidal turbine anchors
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by Orbital Marine Power Ltd has announced that FAUN Trackway will manufacture four steel anchor structures, along with bespoke mooring connectors, for its new O2 tidal turbine, that will...

Teesta-V rated an example of international good practice
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by The Teesta-V hydropower station, in Sikkim, northern India, has been rated as an example of international good practice in hydropower sustainability, according to an independent report.

Simec Atlantis decommissions 1.2MW SeaGen tidal system
Tuesday, August 06, 2019 by Simec Atlantis Energy Limited has successfully decommissioned the SeaGen tidal turbine support structure in Strangford Narrows, Northern Ireland, marking the completion of the...

15-year project launched to extend life of Niagara Power Project, US
Monday, August 05, 2019 by The operating life of the Niagara Power Project in New York, US, is set to significantly extended as the New York Power Authority (NYPA) launches a 15-year modernization and...

Toddbrook reservoir below 55% with work continuing to stabilise spillway
Monday, August 05, 2019 by As engineers continue to assess the scale of the damage at the Whaley Bridge dam in Derbyshire, UK, the water level in Toddbrook reservoir has so far been reduced to below 55% of...

Aggregate being used to reinforce Whaley Bridge dam
Friday, August 02, 2019 by Work his continuing at the dam on Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, amid fears the structure could still breach.

UK town evacuated in dam collapse fears
Thursday, August 01, 2019 by Part of the dam wall at Toddbrook reservoir in the Derbyshire has been damaged following heavy rains in the area, with residents of the town of Whaley Bridge asked to leave their...

Emrgy and GE team up for micro hydrokinetic technology
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by Emrgy Inc has signed an agreement with GE Renewable Energy (GE) that will see Emrgy’s hydropower turbines provided by GE, with the company also set to begin to offer Emrgy’s product...

SMEC in feasibility study on Wawa Dam, Philippines
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by SMEC has announced it is conducting a feasibility study on the Wawa Dam Bulk Water Supply Project in the Philippines.

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