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Sunshine Hydro and Energy Estate in new JV
01 December, 2022
Australian companies Sunshine Hydro and Energy Estate have formed a new...
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Study identifies additional 1500 potential pumped storage sites in Australia
Monday, November 21, 2022 by A detailed study from researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) has identified 1500 additional locations across the country that could potentially be used to build...

Technical assistance offered to US pumped storage developers
Friday, November 11, 2022 by Hydro developers and other stakeholders interested in developing pumped storage hydropower projects in the US could receive technical assistance from the Department of Agency’s...

SDPUC says it has no jurisdiction for proposed pumped storage project
Tuesday, November 08, 2022 by Following numerous questions regarding its permitting jurisdiction related to the proposed Gregory County Pumped Storage Project, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission...

Funds approved for Estonia’s first pumped storage project
Monday, October 31, 2022 by Eesti Energia has received €584,950 in funding for development of Estonia’s first pumped storage project.

Rye Development files notice with FERC for Lewis Ridge pumped storage plant
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 by US-based hydropower developer Rye Development is advancing plans for the its proposed Lewis Ridge Closed Loop Pumped Hydropower Storage project in Bell County, Kentucky, with the...

Hatta project over 50% complete, dam wall finished
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that construction of the Hatta pumped storage hydroelectric power plant has reached 52.61%, with the 72m main Roller...

Foresight Energy invests in pumped storage
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 by Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners, Foresight Group’s flagship energy transition fund, has made its first investment in pumped storage hydro technology.

Queensland plans world’s biggest pumped storage plant as part of clean energy plan
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 by Queensland in Australia could be home to the world’s largest pumped storage scheme under plans unveiled by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

Nant de Drance officially inaugurated
Friday, September 09, 2022 by The 900MW Nant de Drance pumped storage project in Switzerland is officially inaugurated today, marking the end of a 14-year construction project involving hundreds of labourers,...

Pumped storage plants get $45 million funding boost from NSW government
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 by Five planned pumped storage hydropower projects with a combined capacity of approximately 1.75GW in New South Wales, Australia, are set to receive funding of almost NZ$45 million from...

Eesti Energia planning Estonia’s first pumped storage plant
Thursday, August 11, 2022 by Eesti Energia is carrying out preliminary design and environmental impact assessment for what would be the first pumped storage hydroelectric plant in Estonia.

Bechtel to work on Big-T pumped storage facility, Australia
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Bechtel has been selected by BE Power and GE Renewable Energy to support the planning for the Big-T pumped storage hydropower facility at Lake Cressbrook in southeast Queensland, Australia.

Nant de Drance placed into operation in Switzerland
Monday, July 04, 2022 by After 14 years of work and intensive testing, the Nant de Drance pumped storage power plant in Valais, Switzerland, was placed into operation on 1 July 2022.

Stantec to study pumped storage potential in Canada
Thursday, June 16, 2022 by Stantec has announced it has been commissioned by WaterPower Canada to assess the potential for pumped storage hydropower across Canada.

France’s Grand Maison plant testing HSC technology
Monday, June 13, 2022 by The Grand Maison hydropower plant in the French Alps – which is part of the European Union (EU)-funded XFLEX HYDRO initiative – is testing how Hydraulic Short Circuit (HSC) technology...

BBA and Lombardi team up for pumped storage development in Canada
Monday, June 13, 2022 by BBA and Lombardi have announced the creation of strategic alliance that will see the firms collaborate on pumped storage hydropower projects for Canadian clients, while also laying...

NREL researchers map out possible new pumped storage sites in the US
Thursday, June 09, 2022 by A new report from researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) identifies sites in the US that could support pumped storage hydropower plants as well as highlighting...

Coire Glas tenders submitted
Monday, June 06, 2022 by Plans for the first large-scale pumped storage scheme to be built in the UK for more than 30 years has taken a major step forward as tenders have been received for the project’s...

DEWA’s Hatta pumped storage project 44% complete
Monday, June 06, 2022 by The 250MW Hatta pumped storage project being built by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in Hatta is 44% complete, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA announced...

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