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Knight Piésold Canada wins award for the Azambi project
25 April, 2019
Knight Piésold Canada received an Award of Merit in the Energy and...
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Wello's WEC2 Penguin ready to depart for Orkney, Scotland
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Wave-energy conversion technology firm Wello has announced it has completed WEC2, an optimized Penguin model based on proven technology, with the device ready to depart the...

Voith and TSP team up in new JV
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Voith and TSP, an American technology service company, have launched a new joint venture – TSP OnCare Digital Assets Inc.

Limejump in PPA for Scottish hydro plant
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by 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 /...

CC&L Infrastructure and Desjardins in Canadian hydro acquisition
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) and Régime de Rentes du Mouvement Desjardins, Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, and Certas Home and...

Thordon Bearings buys Polish hydro plant
Monday, March 25, 2019 by Thordon Bearings has purchased the Struzyska small hydro plant in Pila, Poland, with the company to use the facility as a demonstration site and to develop new turbine technology.

New appointments at SMEC
Monday, March 25, 2019 by Engineering firm SMEC has said it is continuing to strengthen its Water Resources and Hydropower teams with appointments of senior technical specialists across Australia.

Artelia acquires Gantha
Friday, March 22, 2019 by Artelia Group has announced it is acquiring engineering consultancy Gantha, with whom it intends to propose new environmental services and harness synergies in the fields of...

Norsk Hydro hit by cyber-attack
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro, which is also one of the largest hydropower producers in Norway, has been subject to an extensive cyber-attack, impacting operations in several of...

GE to supply turbines to Nachtigal, Cameroon
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by GE Renewable Energy (GE) is to provide seven 60MW Francis turbines for the new Nachtigal hydropower plant in Cameroon in an $87million contract awarded by Nachtigal Hydro Power...

SIMEC Atlantis awards contract for MeyGen connection system
Monday, February 18, 2019 by SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis) has awarded a contract to subsea engineering specialists ETA Limited for the manufacture and delivery of the advanced subsea tidal...

Jeff Lyash to leave OPG, board appoints Ken Hartwick as new President and CEO
Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Board Chair Bernard Lord has announced that OPG President and CEO Jeff Lyash is leaving the organization effective March 31, with Ken Hartwick,...

Lahmeyer International becomes Tractebel
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by German engineering and consulting company Lahmeyer International has rebranded as Tractebel Engineering GmbH, operating under the Tractebel brand.

AltaGas completes sale of hydro assets in British Columbia, Canada
Monday, February 04, 2019 by AltaGas Ltd. has completed the $1.39 billion sale of its remaining interest of approximately 55% in hydro facilities in Northwest British Columbia, Canada, to joint-venture...

PG&E files for bankruptcy in wake of wildfire liability claims
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by PG&E Corporation and its primary operating subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company have filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code in the United...

Drax completes acquisition of ScottishPower’s hydro, pumped storage assets
Friday, January 04, 2019 by Drax Group has completed the previously announced acquisition of a portfolio of pumped storage, hydro and gas-fired plants from Iberdrola company ScottishPower, giving Drax a bigger...

Hydro Tasmania partners with Bureau of Meteorology to strengthen forecasting ability
Thursday, December 20, 2018 by Hydro Tasmania has announced it will be able to better harness and supply clean energy through a new partnership with the Bureau of Meteorology.

Gilkes receives Business Excellence award
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by Kendal, UK-based manufacturing company, Gilbert Gilkes and Gordon Ltd, has successfully achieved Class A performance in Planning & Control.

Polaris Infrastructure buys hydro firm in Peru
Monday, November 05, 2018 by Polaris Infrastructure has completed the acquisition of Peruvian hydropower developer Union Energy Group.

Statkraft to buy hydropower assets in Brazil
Monday, October 29, 2018 by Statkraft is expanding its operations in Brazil through the acquisition of hydropower plants with a total combined capacity of 131.9MW.

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