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EGP invests in satellite monitoring for hydropower plants
28 March, 2023
Enel Green Power (EGP) has announced it has successfully experimented...
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Voith Hydro and Strucinspect team up for hydropower monitoring
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 by Voith Hydro has announced it is teaming up with Austrian corporate start-up Strucinspect for digital assessment and tracking of hydropower projects, with the first pilot project...

New hydro turbine technology could reverse decline in juvenile alewife says study
Monday, March 13, 2023 by Juvenile alwife passing through Natel Energy’s Restoration Hydro Turbine had a 98.2% immediate and 100% delayed survival rate, a new study published in the North American Journal...

Floating solar installations at hydro projects should increase, suggests research
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 by Developers of floating solar photovoltaics (FSPVs) should collaborate with hydropower generators to deploy more FSPVs on reservoirs, new analysis by Frost & Sullivan suggests.

UK universities team up for wave energy project
Monday, February 13, 2023 by Newcastle University and the University of Edinburgh are collaborating on a project to demonstrate the advantages of using electric power technologies in wave energy converters.

£1 million grant to test materials for new energy storage system
Wednesday, February 08, 2023 by In partnership with the University of Greenwich and the University of Exeter, UK firm RheEnergise has secured a grant of £1 million from the UK government to help identify and test...

New launch from Emerson to help producers navigate the emerging sustainable energy economy
Friday, February 03, 2023 by Emerson has announced the launch of Ovation Green, a dedicated renewable power technology and software portfolio designed to help power generation companies meet the needs of...

Royal launch for project to develop world's largest tidal turbine blades
Thursday, January 19, 2023 by A project which aims to deliver a range of innovations to improve the performance of tidal turbines and reduce costs has been launched in the presence of Her Royal Highness, The...

Winners of Hydropower Operations Optimization Prize announced
Thursday, January 12, 2023 by The winners of the third and final phase of the Hydropower Operations Optimization (H2Os) Prize have been announced by the US Department of Energy (DOE), with three teams selected...

Eco Wave Power signs deal for largest wave energy installation in Turkey
Thursday, December 08, 2022 by Eco Wave Power has signed an agreement with OREN Ordu Enerji, a fully owned subsidiary of Ordu Municipality, for the construction of a 77MW wave energy installation in Turkey –...

AWS Waveswing exceeds expectations in trial
Monday, November 07, 2022 by AWS Ocean Energy’s Waveswing wave energy converter has exceeded the developer’s own predictions by 20% during the current phase of sea trials at the European Marine Energy Centre...

SWOT satellite to study Earth's water arrives at launch site
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite – developed to view Earth’s ocean and surface water on land with unprecedented clarity – has arrived at Vandenberg Space Force...

Ambitious collaborative project to be launched for wave energy industry
Monday, October 17, 2022 by A €19.6 million partnership project aiming to be the stepping stone towards large scale wave energy commercialisation is set to be launched this week at the International Conference...

Fish Protection Prize winners continue refining technologies
Thursday, October 06, 2022 by Three winning teams that built pathways to guide fish, screens to mimic the gills of filter-feeding fish, and acoustically sensitive netting materials back in 2020 as part of the...

Subsea cable installed for HiWave-5 Project
Wednesday, October 05, 2022 by CorPower Ocean and Maersk Supply Service have successfully installed a 6.2km subsea export cable off the coast of northern Portugal to energise the flagship HiWave-5 Project.

SensorLogic's SNOdar sensors to aid hydropower optimization in Norway
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by Where2O, a Norwegian IoT company and part of the Telenor group, is to deploy SNOdar sensors from US-based SensorLogic Inc to provide critical water availability data to allow...

First commercial-scale UMACK anchor installed
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service and Dieseko have successfully installed the first commercial-scale UMACK anchor to support the HiWave-5 demonstration project.

Sweco to study feasibility of floating solar at Ugandan dams
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Sweco is to carry out a feasibility study for floating solar technology at hydroelectric dams in Uganda, as well as detailed design of a pilot plant, for the Uganda Electricity...

CorPower Ocean completes dry test program for commercial scale WEC
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 by CorPower Ocean’s first commercial scale C4 Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has completed a rigorous one-year on-land testing program, following a final ‘Ironman’ endurance exercise.

Hybrid energy platform successfully completes tank testing
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 by A floating hybrid energy platform which combines wave and wind power technology has successfully completed tank testing.

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