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Aquila Capital to acquire small hydro portfolio from Portugal’s EDP
Investment specialist Aquila Capital has agreed to buy a portfolio of 21 operational small-scale hydropower plants located in Northern and Central Portugal with a total capacity...
Stantec to help bring new small hydro to Republic of Vanuatu
Stantec is to help develop a new small hydropower project and grid extensions in the Republic of Vanuatu, increasing access to renewable energy and displacing diesel generation.
Plans submitted for low head hydro scheme in Inverness
The Highland Council has submitted a planning application for a low head hydroelectric development at the Torvean Weir on the River Ness in Inverness, Scotland.
Dulas completes hydro scheme on existing Welsh Water reservoir
Renewable energy consultancy Dulas has completed a 250kW hydroelectric scheme at Welsh Water’s existing Llys y Frân reservoir.
Dulas assesses impact of permitted development right on hydro in Wales
Renewable energy consultancy Dulas has completed research on behalf of the Welsh Government into the impact of potential changes to permitted development rights for...
China and UNIDO partner for small hydro technical guidelines
New technical guidelines for standards of small hydropower development internationally are to be developed under a partnership between the Government of China and UNIDO
Output set to increase by 20% in Wanjii project rehab
Output will increase by around 20% once a project to modernize the Wanjii small hydropower plant in Kenya is complete in mid 2019, technology group Voith has announced.
Voltalia gets ok for new hydro in Morocco
The Moroccan Ministry for Energy has approved permits for two small hydropower plants being developed by Voltalia in the Middle-Atlas region.
Velcan announces cancellation of Brazilian hydro project
Velcan has said in a statement that the 10MW Quebra Dedo Project in Brazil has been cancelled, after the project had been stalled for several years due to administrative and...
Rosatom firm in first small hydro contract in South Africa
Rosatom company Ganz Engineering and Energetics Machinery (Ganz EEM) and its South African partner, Blue World Power Energy and Resources, are to supply hydroelectric equipment for...
SNAP commissions small hydro plant in the Philippines
SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc (SNAP-Magat) has completed the commissioning of its 8.5MW Maris Main Canal 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant, as it gears toward full commercial operation this month.
New hydro scheme commissioned in Scotland
A new £13.6 million hydropower scheme has been commissioned at Loch Eilde Mor in the Highlands, Scotland.
New hydro planned for Inverness
A micro hydropower scheme could be producing power in Inverness, Scotland, under plans unveiled by the Highland Council.
Mini hydro for Melbourne
Melbourne Water has announced that five new mini hydropower plants are delivering power to the grid.
New small hydro facility opens on the River Thames
A new small hydropower plant utilizing water from the River Thames has been successfully commissioned in the village of Sonning, England.
Construction starts on small hydro in the Philippines
Initial construction work has started on two new hydropower plants with a combined capacity of almost 3MW in Real, Quezon, the Philippines.
Voith inaugurates hydro plant at Heidenheim factory premises
A small hydro plant is providing power to Voith’s factory premises in Heidenheim, Germany, demonstrating the company’s StreamDiver technology.
Voith StreamDivers selected by University of Notre Dame
Voith has announced that one of its StreamDiver eco-friendly turbine’s is to be installed on the St. Joseph River near downtown South Bend, Indiana, as part of the University of...
Mavel wins new contracts in the Czech Republic
Mavel has been awarded contracts to refurbish the Štvanice and Veletov hydroelectric power plants in the Czech Republic