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New small hydro scheme opens in Scotland
Thursday, August 27, 2015 by A 1MW hydropower scheme has been officially opened this week in Scotland this week in a ceremony attended by deputy first minister John Swinney.

First hydro plant commissioned in Delhi
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by The first hydropower plant to be developed in Delhi, India, has this week been commissioned for the Delhi Jal Board.

Green light for hydro plant in UK’s Peak District
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by A small hydroelectric power scheme on the River Derwent at Chatsworth in the UK’s Peak District has been given the go ahead by national park planners.

Small hydro plant starts operation in the Philippines
Monday, July 20, 2015 by An 820kW hydropower plant has been officially inaugurated in the Ifugao province of the Philippines.

Three new hydro plants planned for Ghana
Thursday, June 04, 2015 by Three new hydropower plants with a combined capacity of 42MW could be built on the Ankobra River in Ghana following the signing of a US$164 million deal between Small Hydro...

RWE Innogy opens small hydro plant
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 by RWE Innogy’s 3.5MW Black Rock hydroelectric scheme has been officially opened on the lower catchment of the River Glass, near Evanton, Ross-shire, Scotland.

Scottish hydro scheme online ahead of schedule
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by A 465kW hydroelectric scheme part-funded by a community group in the Scottish highlands has been commissioned a month ahead of schedule, developer Green Highland Renewables has announced.

Irrigation sites to be transformed into small hydro in Colorado, US
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by Irrigation systems in the US state of Colorado could soon be developed into small hydropower plants following the award of a $1.8 million grant from the US government.

Hydro generation restarts at historic English site
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 by Hydropower has returned to an historic site in the English Lake District thanks to the installation of a new waterwheel.

Iberdrola overhauls small hydro plants
Monday, September 01, 2014 by Iberdrola has announced it has modernised and upgraded almost half of its small hydropower fleet in Spain in a €10 million investment project.

Hydropower returns to historic UK estate
Thursday, July 31, 2014 by The world’s first house to be lit by hydroelectricity is once again being powered by water thanks to the installation of an Archimedes screw at Cragside Estate in England, UK.

Hydro powering Blenheim Palace estate
Monday, July 21, 2014 by A new small hydropower scheme is in operation at the Blenheim Palace estate in the UK after being officially switched on by the Duke of Marlborough.

Royal HaskoningDHV developing mini hydro in Indonesia
Friday, July 18, 2014 by Royal HaskoningDHV is developing four mini hydropower plants along the Merawu river in Central Java, Indonesia - the first phase in an agreement with energy investment company TIRASA...

Marubeni building small hydro in Fukushima, Japan
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Marubeni Corporation, in conjunction with subsidiary company Mibugawa Power Company, has begun construction of a 175kW hydropower plant in Shimogo Town, Minami Aizu County, Fukushima.

Firms plan new small hydro for the Philippines
Monday, July 07, 2014 by The National Development Co of the Philippines and PNOC Renewables Corp are to develop a 1MW hydropower plant at the National Irrigation Administration’s (NIA) existing facility in...

RusHydro and PowerChina in small hydro agreement
Thursday, May 22, 2014 by JSC RusHydro has signed a deal with PowerChina that could lead to the development of new small hydro facilities in Russia.

Satellite data to pinpoint micro hydro sites
Monday, April 14, 2014 by The University of Leicester is to work with British firm High Efficiency Heating UK Ltd in a project that will use satellite data to locate the best sites to deploy...

Small hydro project to power Canadian city
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 by Canadian utility BC Hydro and the City of Nanaimo have signed an agreement to launch a 300kW hydroelectric project from the new city water system that will feed electricity to BC...

Tender launched for small hydro plants in Macedonia
Thursday, February 13, 2014 by Up to 80 new small hydro plants could be developed in Macedonia with the country's government launching a tender for project development.

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