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ARENA offering funding for pumped storage
16 August, 2019
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced that up to...
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Voith to equip new Ritom pumped storage plant, Switzerland
Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The almost a century year old Ritom pumped storage plant in Switzerland is to be replaced by a new facility, with technology group Voith receiving an extensive order for generating...

First stage of Shoalhaven expansion project approved
Thursday, July 04, 2019 by The New South Wales Government in Australia has approved the first stage of the $300 million Shoalhaven Hydro Expansion project, with the geological works for the major upgrade...

Obervermunt II officially opened in Austria
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The 360MW Obervermunt II pumped storage plant in Montafon, Austria, has officially opened, marking another milestone in the partnership between EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG...

Dominion Energy narrows site option for pumped storage plant
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by Dominion Energy Virginia has announced it has narrowed its search for a site for a proposed pumped storage project to Tazewell County.

GE gets DOE funds to study pumped storage benefits
Friday, May 24, 2019 by A project team from GE Research and GE Energy Consulting, supported by GE Renewable Energy’s hydro teams, is to evaluate the long-term benefits and economics of pumped storage...

Kidston pumped storage project gets final environmental approval
Monday, April 08, 2019 by Genex Power Limited has reached a major milestone on the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro), announcing it has secured all environmental approvals required.

Audit identifies 530,000 potential pumped storage sites worldwide
Monday, April 01, 2019 by A potential 530,000 sites exist for pumped storage hydropower projects worldwide, according to a global audit carried out by the Australian National University (ANU), with the sites...

Early works to start on Kidston pumped storage
Friday, February 15, 2019 by An early works programme is to commence on the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro) at Genex Power’s Renewable Energy Hub at Kidston in North Queensland, after...

Pumped storage hydropower to turbocharge the clean energy transition, says IHA
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by An additional 78,000MW in clean energy storage capacity is expected to come online by 2030 from hydropower reservoirs fitted with pumped storage technology, according to the...

Kidston project takes further step forward
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by The Queensland State Government has declared Genex Power Limited’s 250MW Kidston pumped storage project (K2-Hydro) a Coordinated Project, with the declaration now providing an...

Genex gets development approval for Kidston pumped storage project
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Genex Power Limited’s plans for a 250MW pumped storage scheme as part of its Kidston stage 2 project have taken another step forward after the company received Development Approval...

Bilfinger to work on Gaildorf project, Germany
Monday, September 10, 2018 by Bilfinger subsidiary Bilfinger VAM Anlagentechnik has announced it is to be involved with the Gaildorf project in Germany, the world’s first wind/pumped storage hybrid power plant.

Bison Peak project may not require federal license
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by A 360MW pumped storage project planned for California, US, may not need a federal license, the developers have reported.

GE wins contract on Fengning pumped storage plant
Friday, July 06, 2018 by GE Power has been chosen by Andritz and Dongfang Electric Machinery Co., Ltd. to provide electrical solutions for the 3.6GW Fengning pumped storage plant located in the Hebei Province...

ILF supports pumped storage research in South Korea
Friday, June 29, 2018 by ILF Consulting Engineers has been contracted to support a research project regarding operation and maintenance of pumped storage power plants by the Sejong University in Seoul in...

Pumped storage project proposed for Loch Ness
Friday, June 22, 2018 by A new 400MW pumped hydro scheme is being planned that would use the waters of the famous Loch Ness in Scotland.

Hydro Tasmania identifies 14 sites for new pumped storage
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 by Up to 4800MW of new pumped storage capacity could be available for development in the Australian state of Tasmania as utility Hydro Tasmania confirms it has identified 14 options as...

Voith to modernize motor-generator at Vianden
Friday, April 06, 2018 by More efficient electricity production is expected at the Vianden pumped storage plant in Luxembourg as Voith is awarded a deal to modernize one the plants motor-generators.

Stantec, GHD to deliver concept design for Warragamba Dam raise
Monday, March 19, 2018 by A joint venture of Stantec and GHD has been awarded a $14.5 million design services contract by WaterNSW for the Warragamba Dam Raise west of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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