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Major step forward in XFLEX HYDRO initiative as battery system arrives
08 April, 2021
A battery energy storage system (BESS) container set to be used in an...
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Bitcoin mining pool launched powered by hydropower
Monday, March 29, 2021 by DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc and Argo Blockchain Plc have announced the establishment of the world’s first Bitcoin mining pool powered by clean energy – specifically hydropower.

Dambot to aid dam inspection personnel
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by A US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) team is developing a tele-operated robotic platform to aid dam inspection personnel with assessment of earth dam outlet works

Installation work underway on EWP-EDF One Wave Energy project, Israel
Friday, March 05, 2021 by Eco Wave Power has announced that, pursuant to the engineering coordination permit from the Municipality of Tel-Aviv Jaffa, it has officially commenced preparation works for...

Eco Wave Power reaches regulatory milestone for Israel wave energy project
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Eco Wave Power has secured the engineering coordination permit from the Municipality of Tel-Aviv Jaffa for the cement works and installation of ten floaters for the EWP-EDF One...

Tidal turbine successfully installed in Japan
Monday, February 15, 2021 by Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has announced that its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment have been successfully installed in the Goto Island chain in Japan – with...

Satellite-based dam monitoring system launched
Thursday, January 28, 2021 by Binnies and Rezatec have launched an intelligent satellite-based dam monitoring system, with the strategic partnership combining Binnies’ reservoir expertise and digital...

US DOE announces I AM Hydro winners
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by Eleven winning teams will share a cash prize pot of $175,000 in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovations in Advanced Manufacturing for Hydropower (I AM Hydro) Prize.

Seequent introduces next-generation digital twin technologies
Thursday, December 10, 2020 by Geoscience software company Seequent has unveiled updates to its civil and environmental portfolio, delivering a digital twin for civil infrastructure and environmental projects.

Mocean Energy secures investment to advance wave technology
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by Wave power specialists Mocean Energy has secured major new investment that will help accelerate the commercialisation of its wave energy technology and drive its adoption in subsea...

Hydro from Vattenfall powers Finnish supercomputer
Monday, November 16, 2020 by One of the fastest supercomputers in the world is to be run 100% by hydropower from European energy company Vattenfall.

AWE in three-year project to demonstrate large-scale WaveFarm
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by Finnish wave energy technology developer AW-Energy Oy (AWE) is to develop processes to deliver the world’s first large-scale WaveFarm, with up to 24 integrated WaveRoller units, in...

Flow batteries and tidal power to combine for green hydrogen production
Monday, November 09, 2020 by A world-first project will combine flow battery technology with tidal power to produce continuous green hydrogen at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, backed...

Manufacturing methods explored for flat-pack hydro energy solution
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 by Manufacturing methods for a patented water wheel capable of combating electricity scarcity in developing countries are being explored by developer Carruthers Renewables and the...

Minesto to continue commissioning Faroe Islands project
Monday, September 14, 2020 by Tidal power developer Minesto has announced it is planning to continue commissioning activities for its tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands in mid-October. The...

Verdant Power on track to install tidal turbines in New York’s East River in Autumn
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by Verdant Power has announced it is progressing towards an Autumn installation of an array of its three, fifth generation (Gen5) tidal power turbines on the Company’s novel TriFrame™...

Software from Powel used for Enel Green Power’s hydro plants in Valmalenco, Italy
Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Enel Green Power is optimising the planning and dispatching processes for its hydropower plants in the Lombardian valley Valmalenco with software from Powel.

Multiconsult assessing potential for floating solar PV in Kenya
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by Multiconsult has announced it is to conduct a pre-feasibility study for floating solar PV (F-PV) potential on three main dam reservoirs for KenGen in Kenya.

Milestone for mWave project as first cell module transported
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by A first of its kind, full-scale ‘cell module’ which part of an innovative new marine energy solution being built and tested in Wale was transported from the fabrication workshop of...

Minesto completes first installation phase of Faroe Islands tidal energy project
Friday, June 19, 2020 by Minesto has announced it is progressing its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, completing the first phase of the project’s installation.

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