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Plans approved to expand Kruonis pumped storage plant, Lithuania
25 February, 2021
Ignitis Group subsidiary Ignitis gamyba has approved plans to expand...
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Study says pumped storage could save millions in energy system costs
Monday, February 22, 2021 by A new study by independent researchers from Imperial College London has found that just 4.5GW of new long duration pumped hydro storage with 90GWh of storage could save up to £690m...

Plans move forward for pumped storage scheme in Australia as agreement signed
Thursday, December 17, 2020 by GE Renewable Energy and BE Power have agreed to co-develop the 400MW Big-T (Cressbrook) pumped storage project in Toowoomba, Australia.

CIP acquires 1593MW in pumped storage assets in the US
Friday, November 13, 2020 by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S, has bought the 393MW Swan Lake and 1200MW Goldendale closed-loop pumped storage in Oregon...

International forum for pumped storage to be launched this week
Monday, November 02, 2020 by A Global forum will be launched this week to develop policy proposals and exchange knowledge on the technical and market reforms necessary to overcome barriers to sustainable...

Scottish Government consents to revised Coire Glas pumped storage scheme
Monday, October 26, 2020 by The Scottish Government has given consent for SSE’s Renewables revised Coire Glas pumped storage scheme in Lochaber in the Scottish Highlands.

Andritz to equip Pinnapuram pumped storage plant, India
Monday, October 05, 2020 by Andritz has been contracted by Indian power producer Greenko Energy to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the 1200MW Pinnapuram project, the largest pumped storage plant in India.

GE to equip Kundah pumped storage plant, India
Thursday, September 17, 2020 by Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) has selected GE Renewable Energy to supply and commission four 125MW fixed speed pumped storage turbines for the new Kundah...

Drax to invest £1 million for control system modernisation at Cruachan project
Thursday, August 20, 2020 by Drax Group’s Cruachan pumped storage project in Scotland is set to benefit from a £1million upgrade of its turbine control system.

Report suggests increasing pumped storage could cut electric costs and carbon emissions
Thursday, August 06, 2020 by A new study has suggested there could be significant benefits for the US state of Massachusetts and the New England regional power grid by increasing the use of the Northfield...

SMEC engaged on new pumped storage plant in India
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 by Megha Engineering & Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has engaged design and engineering firm SMEC to provide detailed engineering and project management services on the 500MW (4 x...

GE to work with Walcha Energy on 500MW pumped storage scheme
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 by GE Renewable Energy Hydro Solutions is to provide technical and commercial support to Walcha Energy for the development of 500MW Dungowan pumped storage power plant in the New...

Pumped storage plant playing key role in system stability contract with National Grid ESO
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 by The Cruachan pumped storage project in Scotland has begun supplying critical system support services to keep Britain’s power system secure in a ‘world-first’ power system...

MEP’s back report on pumped storage
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of a report that encourages European governments to scale-up their pumped storage capacity.

AFRY India to work on 1200MW Pinnapuram pumped storage project
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 by AFRY India has been contracted by independent power producer Greenko Energy Projects Ltd to provide detailed design engineering services for the 1200MW Pinnapuram Integrated...

Study says seasonal pumped storage could solve renewable energy storage challenge
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 by Seasonal pumped hydropower storage (SPHS) could be an affordable and sustainable solution to store energy and water on an annual scale, according to new IIASA research published in...

AGL and Hillgrove will not proceed with pumped storage plans
Friday, February 21, 2020 by Australian energy firm AGL and mining company Hillgrove Resources Limited have confirmed they will not be going forward with plans for a pumped storage project at the Kanmantoo...

FERC accepts application for 2200MW pumped storage project
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the US has accepted Daybreak Power Inc’s application for a preliminary permit for its proposed 2200MW Navajo Energy Storage Station near...

Major milestone for Nant de Drance as intake valves set to open
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 by A major milestone is to be achieved this month at the Nant de Drance pumped storage power plant in Switzerland as the plant’s two penstocks will be filled with water for the first time.

Andritz to supply turbines to Hatta pumped storage plant, Dubai
Thursday, October 03, 2019 by Andritz has announced it has signed a contract – as part of a consortium with the European construction group Strabag – with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to supply...

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