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Diversion tunnels complete at Site C Dam
Peace River Hydro Partners (PRHP) has reached a major milestone at the Site C dam project in British Columbia, Canada, with completion of the two Peace River diversion tunnels. Work...
Construction set to start on floating solar plant at Albanian hydro facility
Construction is expected to start atthe end of this month on a 2MWp floating solar pilot project at the Banja hydropower plant in Albania.
Opening ceremony held for Yusufeli dam in Turkey
An official opening ceremony was held for the Yusufeli Dam on the Çoruh River in northeastern Artvin province of Turkey at the weekend, with the country’s president Recep Tayyip...
Tunnel excavation work starts on LHWP Phase II
Excavation work has started this week on two diversion tunnels which form an important part of the Lethostho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II, the Lesotho Highlands...
NHPC exploring hydro, solar projects in Ladakh
NHPC Ltd in India is looking at ways to move forward with the development of hydropower and solar power projects in the Union Territory of Ladakh
First turbine inaugurated at Ilisu dam
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday inaugurated the first turbine of the Ilısu Dam and hydroelectric power plant on the Tigris River.
Sunwater’s Fairbairn Dam upgrade hits milestone
A project that will ensure the long-term viability of one of the biggest dams in Queensland, Australia, has hit an important milestone, Sunwater has announced.
Construction work starts on the Hüscherabach small hydropower plant, Switzerland
Construction work has begun on the 1.9MW Hüscherabach hydropower plant in the Splügen region in the Swiss canton of Grisons, with the project set to replace an old plant built in the 1930s.
USBR resumes seismic safety project at Boca Dam
The US Bureau of Reclamation is to resume a seismic safety modification project at Boca Dam near Truckee in California today, following its seasonal closure in November 2019, with...
Stakraft temporarily halts construction of Tidong and Los Lagos projects due to COVID-19
Statkraft has announced that construction work on the 100MW Tidong hydropower project in India and the 52MW Los Lagos hydropower project in Chile have been temporarily put on hold due...
Shuakhevi project in Georgia commences commercial production
Commercial operations have begun at the 178MW Shuakhevi hydropower project in southwest Georgia, Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL) has announced.
Dasu project set to start generating in 2024 as construction gains momentum
The 4320MW Dasu hydropower project in Pakistan is on track to start generating electricity in 2024, Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain...
WAPDA chairman confident Mohmand Dam will be completed in 2025
The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) should complete work on the 800MW Mohmand Dam by 2025, Chairman Lt Gen. Muzammil Hussain (Retd) has said.
Work underway on cut-off wall for flood protection in Germany
Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH is well underway with the construction of a mixed-inplace (MIP) cut-off wall, an essential part of the work needed to relocate a dike on the Rhine river...
Bauer wins further work on Herbert Hoover Dike, US
Bauer Foundation Corp., the US subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, has been commissioned with the execution of approximately 13.5 km stretch of cut-off wall at the Herbert...
Rosshaupten dam reopens in Germany following remediation project
Rosshaupten reservoir dam is fully open and operational in Germany following a 16-month remediation project. The project was successfully completed in July 2019, with the opening...
320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydro plant online in Russia
The 320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower in the Amur region of the Far Eastern Federal District is now online, Russian power generator RusHydro has announced.
Groundbreaking for project to improve cutthroat trout passage at Derby Dam
Construction of the largest horizontal fish screen in the US has started, with the project set to restore watershed connectivity and promote recovery of the federally threatened...
Hydro plant groundbreaking moves Notre Dame closer to sustainability goals
The University of Notre Dame and South Bend’s Venues Parks & Arts broke ground last week on a 2.5MW hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown...