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GE to equip Kundah pumped storage plant, India
17 September, 2020
Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) has selected GE...
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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...

Hydro Tasmania investigating pumped storage opportunities
Monday, September 02, 2019 by Hydro Tasmania has announced it is accelerating detailed investigation of three key opportunities for pumped hydro development in the Australian state as part of the Battery of the...

ARENA offering funding for pumped storage
Friday, August 16, 2019 by The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced that up to $40 million in funding is available for the development of the first pumped storage project in South Australia.

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...

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