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AFRY advices EnfraGen on award-winning Latin American deal
15 April, 2024
AFRY has announced it provided technical advisory services to EnfraGen in...
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Record-breaking surge as nearly 500 dams removed across Europe in 2023, report reveals
Monday, April 15, 2024 by A surge in dam removals saw the elimination of nearly 500 barriers from waterways across the continent in 2023, as revealed in a report unveiled today by Dam Removal Europe

Death toll rises to seven following Bargi hydropower plant incident, Enel Green Power issues statement
Friday, April 12, 2024 by Seven workers have been confirmed dead following the explosion at Enel Green Power’s hydroelectric power plant in Bargi, near Bologna, Italy. Rescuers recovered the bodies of...

Orrön Energy divests its 50% stake in Leikanger hydropower plant to Sognekraft
Friday, April 12, 2024 by Orrön Energy AB has finalized the sale of its 50% stake in the 77MW Leikanger hydropower plant in Norway for approximately €53 million. The buyer, Sognekraft Produksjon AS, already...

Tarbela 5th Extension project set to start generating electricity in 2025
Thursday, April 11, 2024 by Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority has confirmed that the 1530MW Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project will commence electricity generation in 2025.

Capital Energy and Verbund Green Power join forces to develop pumped storage plants in Spain
Thursday, April 11, 2024 by Capital Energy and Verbund Green Power have solidified a strategic alliance to spearhead the development of pumped storage hydro plants in Spain.

Workers killed in incident at Enel hydropower plant
Thursday, April 11, 2024 by An explosion at Enel Green Power’s hydroelectric power plant in Bargi near Bologna, Italy, has claimed the lives of at least three workers, leaving four others still missing.

20th Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecture highlights mining dam safety
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by Dr. Violeta Martin, a Specialist Hydrotechnical Engineer at Knight Piésold Canada, 20th delivered the 20th Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecture in early April, with a talk...

Global energy sector maintains optimism amid political uncertainty, DNV report shows
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by Despite the looming threat of political unpredictability, the global energy sector remains steadfast in its optimism, as revealed by the latest report from DNV, an independent...

Lombardi expands operations in Australia with new Brisbane office
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by Engineering firm Lombardi has announced the opening of its latest office in Brisbane, marking a significant stride in its expansion efforts within the Australian market.

Glendevon Hydro Scheme in Scotland sold to Renfin & Hydropol Group
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by Glasgow-based Torishima Service Solutions Europe Limited has sold the assets and operations of the Glendevon Hydro Scheme in Dollar to Renfin & Hydropol Group, with legal advice...

Zungeru hydropower plant nearing completion as testing begins
Monday, April 08, 2024 by The Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Plant in Nigeria has entered a crucial phase as testing commences, according to Federal Government announcements on Sunday, newswires have reported.

Milestone marked at Punatsangchhu-II hydroelectric project, Bhutan
Friday, April 05, 2024 by Initial reservoir filling has started at the 1020MW Punatsangchhu-II hydroelectric project in Wangdue, Bhutan, with the project expected to be commissioned this year.

Call for nominations: Celebrating 75 years of hydropower excellence
Friday, April 05, 2024 by As International Water Power & Dam Construction marks its remarkable 75th anniversary, we're thrilled to announce our May 2024 will be a special edition, containing a listing which...

CNR selects Cosmo Tech to enhance asset management
Thursday, April 04, 2024 by French renewable energy producer CNR has entered into a five-year partnership with Cosmo Tech, an AI Simulation and Enterprise Digital Twins software company. The collaboration aims...

Hydro Tasmania CEO Ian Brooksbank announces departure, interim changes at Entura
Thursday, April 04, 2024 by Hydro Tasmania Chair Richard Bolt has revealed that CEO Ian Brooksbank will be stepping down from his position on October 3rd, marking the end of an era for one of Australia's...

CTG Brasil's Jupiá hydroelectric power plant celebrates 13th unit commencing commercial operation
Wednesday, April 03, 2024 by The 13th unit of CTG Brasil's Jupiá hydroelectric power plant has commenced commercial operation, setting a new record for the shortest technical transformation period among...

ETH Zurich researchers developing solutions to optimise Swiss hydropower plants
Tuesday, April 02, 2024 by In a bid to bolster Switzerland's iconic hydropower industry, researchers at ETH Zurich, led by Robert Boes, are developing specific solutions to optimize electricity production...

India's hydropower output plunges to four-decade low
Tuesday, April 02, 2024 by India's hydroelectricity production has witnessed its sharpest decline in at least 38 years, according to a Reuters analysis of government data. The precipitous 16.3% drop in...

LCRA installs first of 10 new floodgates at Wirtz Dam
Tuesday, April 02, 2024 by In a bid to bolster flood response capabilities, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has successfully installed the first of 10 new floodgates at Wirtz Dam, situated in...

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