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Wello launch new Penguin wave energy converter
Finnish wave energy developer, Wello Oy, has launched the next iteration of its Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) into the water in Tallinn, Estonia, as part of the CEFOW (Clean...
Aquila Capital invests in Norwegian hydropower
Norwegian hydropower operator Småkraft AS is getting a funding boost to help in its growth via a €50 million green bond launched by alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital.
Key agreements signed for hydro in the Solomon Islands
A major new hydropower project in the Solomon Islands has moved a significant step closer to construction following the signing of a series of key agreements.
Andritz to equip 1400MW ZhenAn pumped storage plant, China
Technology group Andritz is to supply four 350MW reversible pump-turbines and motor-generators, together with auxiliary equipment, for the ZhenAn pumped storage hydropower plant...
Voith and Kudelski Group partner for cyber security
Technology Group Voith and digital security firm Kudelski Group have announced they are partnering to deliver new solutions to secure connected technologies for industrial markets...
AFC invests in Nachtigal project, Cameroon
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced it is investing in the 420MW Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC) in Cameroon.
Chinese firms set to buy Odebrecht’s Chaglla hydro plant
A consortium of Chinese firms led by Three Gorges Corp is in talks to buy the Chaglla hydroelectric project in Peru from Brazilian firm Odebrecht, newswires have reported.
Bridge design contract awarded as part of LHWP phase II
Aurecon Lesotho (Pty) Ltd has been appointed by the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to design and supervise the construction of the major bridges to be built in Phase II...
Nordic’s biggest battery installed at Fortum hydro plant
Fortum has announced that the Nordic’s biggest battery to date will be installed at the firm’s Forshuvud hydropower plant located on the Dalälven in Sweden. The EUR 3 million...
ABB to enable world’s first HVDC grid in China
ABB is to supply several critical elements to the world’s first high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grid in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area of China, enabling the integration of...
SNC-Lavalin and BC Hydro win Outstanding Project award from CHA for John Hart
The Canadian Hydropower Association has awarded SNC-Lavalin and BC Hydro the “Outstanding Project” award for the John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project..
EERA in extensive hydropower research cooperation
The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) – Europe’s largest energy research community – is to establish a Joint Programme on hydropower, the Norwegian Research Centre for...
Voith wins new hydro orders in China
Voith is to supply hydropower technology to two projects in China after winning new contracts in the country.
TEPCO invests in Coc San hydro project, Vietnam
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) is looking to increase the efficiency of the 29.7MW Coc San Hydropower Plant in Vietnam after acquiring a 36.38% stake in...
Chilime-Trishuli transmission project breaks ground in Nepal
A project that will see rural communities in Nepal benefit from hydropower has officially broken ground.
Milestone for infrastructure upgrade at Lewiston plant, New York
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has announced it is nearing the three-quarters mark in a $460 million infrastructure improvement project at its Lewiston Pump Generating Plant...
Grid expansion plans submitted for Nautilus tidal project, Indonesia
Indonesia’s state-owned electrical utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) is reviewing a preliminary grid extension feasibility study recently submitted by UK-based marine...
Scoping report submitted for marine energy test site in Welsh waters
Marine Energy Wales has submitted an environmental scoping report to Natural Resources Wales and relevant stakeholders, asking for their scoping opinion for the development of the...
First unit at Rogun officially launched
The first of six units at the 3600MW Rogun hydroelctric project in Tajikistan was officially inaugurated in a ceremony today by the country’s president Emomali Rahmon.