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GE to supply turbines to Nachtigal, Cameroon
26 February, 2019
GE Renewable Energy (GE) is to provide seven 60MW Francis turbines for the new Nachtigal hydropower plant in Cameroon in an $87million contract awarded by Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC).
GE consortium wins contract on Itaipu modernisation
14 November, 2018
A consortium of GE Power and CIE Sociedad Anonima has been chosen by Itaipu Binacional to provide electrical equipment for the early stages of a project to modernize Itaipu Dam, one of the world’s largest hydropower plants.
Pascal Radue named President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy Hydro business
09 November, 2018
GE Renewable Energy has appointed Pascal Radue as President and Chief Executive Officer of its Hydro business, based in Paris.
Markus Rieck becomes new CSO of Voith Hydro
27 September, 2018
Markus Rieck has taken up position as CSO responsible for sales, marketing and product management of Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG (CSO).
Kariba dam rehab takes another step forward
25 April, 2018
The Zambezi River Authority has reached a milestone for the spillway rehabilitation proportion of the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation project (KDRP), with the works tender sent to three pre-qualified companies.
16 April, 2018
GE Renewable Energy is to support the digitization of EDP’s hydropower fleet in Spain and Portugal as part of a wider deal that covers the operations and maintenance of all EDP’s energy production assets. Robin Goodman and Pierre Marx of GE provide more details on the services to be offered.
GE wins contract on Toktogul modernisation
13 February, 2018
JSC Electric Power Plants (EPP) has awarded a $104 million turnkey contract to a joint venture of GE Hydro (France) and GE Renewables (Switzerland) for modernization of the Toktogul hydropower plant in the Kyrgyz Republic.
GE and Cube Hydro Partners in North American hydro deal
22 January, 2018
GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro businesses and Cube Hydro Partners, LLC, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, have joined forces in a bid to expand hydropower production across North America.
GE to support digital transformation of EDP’s hydro fleet
18 January, 2018
GE Renewable Energy is to support the digitization of EDP’s hydropower fleet in Spain and Portugal as part of a wider deal that covers the operations and maintenance of all EDP’s energy production assets
EDF to install Eco-flow Turbinator
15 November, 2017
The Turbinator is a compact small hydro turbine with an integrated permanent magnetised generator. Following successful installations in Norway, CleanPower is now focusing on the market of European eco-flow releases. French energy company EDF has selected it for the upgrade of the eco-flow release on the Raviège dam in the Tarn region in South-West France, the installation is expected to start test production during the first half of 2018.
GE technology to help connect Canadian hydro plant to grid
03 November, 2017
GE has supplied its MV7-5L Series Ultimate Waveform (UWave) high-power converters to a hydropower project on the Ottawa River in Canada, with the equipment expected to provide higher power quality while reducing the project’s footprint by up to 15%.
IHA Board election results announced
03 September, 2017
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced the results of the 2017-2019 IHA Board elections.
GE and Fortum in digital hydro pilot agreement
04 August, 2017
GE Renewable Energy has signed an agreement with Nordic energy company Fortum for a large scale digital pilot based on GE Predix Solutions.
GE aerating turbines for Cube Hydro project
30 June, 2017
GE Renewable Energy has announced it is to supply three aerating turbines to Cube Hydro Partners for its High Rock plant in North Carolina. The first of three 13.4MW units will be delivered in the fall of 2018 and become operational in the spring of 2019.
2017 World Hydropower Congress closes with commitments to better hydro
15 May, 2017
The 2017 World Hydropower Congress concluded with a series of commitments to better hydro, delivered by a broad range of organisations and institutions that participated in Addis Ababa, writes the International Hydropower Association.
GE to equip Liang He Kou hydro plant, China
30 March, 2017
GE Renewable Energy is to provide six 500 MW hydro generators and auxiliary equipment for the Liang He Kou hydropower plan in China after winning a $56 million contract from the Yalong River Hydropower Development Co., Ltd.
A large undertaking
05 December, 2016
IWP&DC provides an update on construction work being carried out or recently completed at selected large dam projects across the globe
GE to help upgrade Taiwan’s largest hydro plant
24 November, 2016
GE’s Power Conversion business has chosen to help upgrade the 1602MW Mingtan pumped storage plant – the largest hydro scheme in Taiwan.
GE equipment to increase Mottec output, Switzerland
14 October, 2016
The Mottec hydropower plant in the Wallis region, Switzerland, is set to see capacity increase from 69MW to 88MW after GE Renewable Energy announced it is to replace the plant’s three horizontal motor-generators.
Plans unveiled for world’s first combined wind-pumped storage project
03 October, 2016
Gaildork wind farm in Germany is to feature the world’s first combined wind-pumped storage plant in a project involving Max Bögl Wind AG, GE Renewable Energy, Naturspeicher and Voith.