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TBM making significant progress on Vishnugad-Pipalkoti hydropower project, India
22 February, 2024
Terratec's Hard Rock Double Shield Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) is achieving significant milestones on the Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydropower Project in India, the company has announced. The Ø9.86m TBM has successfully excavated 431m in January 2024, marking a substantial advancement for the project.

Hitachi Energy expands transformer operations in Germany
22 February, 2024
Hitachi Energy has announced a significant investment of more than €30 million in the expansion and modernization of its power transformer manufacturing facility in Bad Honnef, Germany. This investment is expected to be completed by 2026 and will result in the creation of up to 100 new jobs in the region. The expansion is a response to the increasing demand for transformers to support Europe's clean energy transition.

Aled Hughes joins Kleinschmidt Associates
22 February, 2024
Kleinschmidt Associates, an engineering, regulatory, and environmental consulting firm, has welcomed Aled Hughes, P.E., as its new Principal Consultant. With over 32 years of experience in civil/structural engineering, Hughes will play a key role in leading dam safety projects and providing technical input to dam and hydropower initiatives. His appointment is set to bolster Kleinschmidt's project portfolio in the Western US.

Global floods: Need for resilient infrastructure amid escalating climate crisis
21 February, 2024
Filip Stefanovic discusses the importance of durable environmental protection solutions during extreme weather conditions

USBR formally advances options to counter threat of nonnative fish in Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam
21 February, 2024
In response to growing concerns over the proliferation of nonnative fish, particularly smallmouth bass, downstream of the Glen Canyon Dam, the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) has unveiled a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). This SEIS proposes alterations to the timing of water releases from the dam aimed at disrupting the establishment of these invasive species in the Colorado River.

EnergyAustralia unveils animated tour of Lake Lyell Pumped Hydro Project
20 February, 2024
In a bid to foster greater community engagement and understanding, EnergyAustralia has unveiled an animated 'fly-through' tour of the Lake Lyell Pumped Hydro project. The tour offers an intricately detailed glimpse into the proposed concept design, aiming to facilitate further dialogue and consultation on the project's development.

Major tender open for Borumba Pumped Hydro project's dams designer
19 February, 2024
Queensland Hydro has announced the opening of a tender for a Dams Designer for the Borumba Pumped Hydro Project.

Major milestone on Klamath River dam removal project as initial phase of drawdown complete
19 February, 2024
The Klamath River Renewal Corporation has announced the successful completion of the initial phase of drawdown, marking a significant milestone in the restoration efforts of the Klamath River. With the draining of Iron Gate, Copco, and JC Boyle reservoirs now complete, attention turns to the restoration process, paving the way for the forthcoming removal of three remaining dams later this year.

SMEC’s Logashri Sewnarain elected to CESA Board
19 February, 2024
Logashri Sewnarain, the Chief Executive Officer of SMEC South Africa, has been appointed as a board member of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA).

Stable dam levels in KwaZulu-Natal amid water scarcity concerns
16 February, 2024
A recent report released by South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has revealed that despite concerns over water scarcity in certain regions, the overall water storage situation in KwaZulu-Natal remains stable. According to the weekly update, the water storage capacity in the province stands at 89.3% this week, showing a slight increase from last week's 88.7%.

Georgia’s largest hydropower plant set for upgrade with EBRD and EU backing
16 February, 2024
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced it is providing a sovereign loan of €28 million to facilitate the modernization and rehabilitation of the Enguri hydropower plant, the largest electricity facility in Georgia. This initiative is complemented by a grant of €7.05 million from the European Union (EU).

Lynn St-Laurent shares insights on sustainability and collaboration in IHA’s Voices of Hydropower series
15 February, 2024
In the ongoing "Voices of Hydro" series published by the International Hydropower Association, industry leaders offer perspectives on the opportunities and challenges within the hydropower sector and detail the steps their organizations are taking to advance sustainability.

Volue and Fortum in partnership to deliver smart power solutions
15 February, 2024
Volue has announced a strategic partnership with Nordic energy company Fortum that entails the integration of Volue's innovative Smart Power software into Fortum's operations.

Empowering Africa’s green future
14 February, 2024
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board has recently granted approval for a $50 million equity allocation to REPP 2, a new debt fund focused on catalyzing investments in the rapidly growing renewable energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. REPP 2 is being developed by climate and impact fund manager Camco and is designed as a $250 million fund aiming to generate substantial climate, economic, and gender-related impacts while ensuring viable returns for investors. IWP&DC spoke to Camco’s Investment Director Ben Hugues to discover how this private debt fund is unlocking the potential of sustainable energy for a brighter, greener future across the continent



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