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Environmental study approved for Chilean pumped sea water plant
Chilean regulators have approved the environmental impact study for Valhalla Energia’s proposed 300MW pumped storage plant in the Atacama Desert which will utilise seawater and...
Application to double Welsh pumped storage project capacity
Snowdonia Pumped Hydro (SPH) has submitted an application to build a 99.9MW pumped storage facility at Glyn Rhonwy near Llanberis, Wales.
Preliminary plans for pumped storage at Columbia Gorge
Clean Power Development has applied for a preliminary permit for the proposed Columbia Gorge Renewable Energy Balancing Project in the US. This 1200MW closed-loop pumped storage...
Alstom to upgrade Markersbach generators, Germany
Alstom has been selected to upgrade another generator in the Markersbach pumped-storage power plant in Saxony, Germany – its second order at the plant from Vattenfall Europe Generation AG.
Entura to study feasibility of Australian pumped storage plant
Genex Power has appointed consulting firm Entura to deliver a bankable feasibility study for the Kidston pumped storage project in North Queensland, Australia by June 2016.
Lahmeyer and MHI to work on Nepal’s first pumped storage project
Lahmeyer International, in association with Manitoba Hydro International (MHI) as subconsultant, has been engaged by Tanahu Hydropower Limited to provide engineering services for...
Eagle Mountain pumped storage project gets FERC licence
The planned 1300MW Eagle Mountain pumped storage project in California, US, has received a licence from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), paving the way for the project...
Industry calls for more pumped storage in the UK
Trade association Scottish Renewables has led calls for the UK and Scottish Governments to consider developing new pumped storage projects across the UK.
Leyshon Resources completes pumped storage study
A pumped storage project with capacity between 20-40MW could be developed at Mt Leyshon Gold Mine in Queensland, Australia, a study carried out by Leyshon Resources has suggested.
ABB to supply GCBs and transformers for Swiss pumped-storage plant
ABB has announced that it will equip the 900MW Nant de Drance pumped-storage plant in Valais, Switzerland with six generator circuit breakers and transformers.
GEI to work on Iowa Hill pumped storage project
GEI Consultants, Inc has announced it is providing certain Owner's Engineer services for the proposed 400MW Iowa Hill pumped storage project in California, US, as part of the...
Turning Point Generation planning new pumped storage in Canada
Canadian firm Turning Point Generation (TPG) has announced it is moving ahead with plans to build its first pumped storage project in Alberta.
New orders for Voith in Austria
Voith Hydro is to equip two new pumped storage plants in Austria in a contract valued at around €35 million.
Alstom to work on Israel’s first pumped storage station
Alstom is to supply two 150MW pump-turbines with the associated balance of plant equipment and it’s Distributed Control System for the first pumped storage plant in Israel.
600MW pumped storage scheme gets approval from Scottish Govt
Plans for development of a 600MW pumped storage scheme in the Great Glen, Scotland, have taken a step forward with news that Scottish Ministers have granted consents for the project.
Europe’s largest pumped storage plant inaugurated
Operations have begun at Iberdrola’s 2000MW Cortes-La Muela project in Spain – the largest pumped storage scheme in Europe – following an inauguration ceremony attended by HRH the...
Plans for UK pumped storage plant approved
Planning permission has been granted for a new 49.9MW pumped storage plant near Snowdonia in Wales, UK.
Field trials underway at German pumped storage plant
A field trial, which is the first of its kind, is now underway at Germany's second largest power plant to find the most effective combination of materials to use to increase its...
San Diego considers new pumped storage
The San Diego County Water Authority, in partnership with the city of San Diego in California, US, is considering plans for a 500MW pumped storage project at San Vicente Reservoir...