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Spins and turns in the turbine and generator market
15 August, 2014
Prospects look healthy for the hydro turbine and generator sector. Report by Patrick Reynolds
Power list: who will infuence the hydropower sector in 2014?
25 March, 2014
Who will be helping to shape the hydropower industry in 2014? The editorial team at IWP&DC reveals a list of the people we think will have major influence on the market this year.
Large hydro underway in India
20 May, 2011
IWP&DC provides brief details of the ten largest hydropower projects currently under development in India
20 September, 2010
The development of hydropower resources in Sudan will help meet increasing energy demands. New hydro plants, both large and small, will play their role along with untapped power potential at existing structures
Limberg II – the ‘invisible’ plant
01 April, 2010
Limberg II pumped storage plant will more than double capacity at the Kaprun hydro scheme in Austria upon its completion in 2012. The plant’s components will be built almost entirely underground, making it a near ‘invisible’ project
01 April, 2010
A remote wilderness region of eastern Iceland is the scene of the Kárahnjúkar hydro power project
Canedo hydro plant – an award-winning design
04 January, 2010
The Canedo hydro power project in Portugal was named the winner of IWP&DC’s first Small Hydro Award in October 2009. Here you’ll find an in-depth description of this impressive project and discover why readers felt it deserved to be named the winning project
21 July, 2009
Michael J Robertson of consulting engineers Knight Piésold discusses the technical aspects of a project to redevelop BC Hydro’s Aberfeldie hydroelectric project, including the optimization exercise, geotechnical investigations, hydraulic model studies of possible sediment excluders, removal of the old components and replacement with new
Hydro power in Ethiopia - the staged construction of Tekeze Arch Dam
11 May, 2009
Upon completion at the end of February 2009, the Tekeze Concrete Arch Dam in Ethiopia became the highest dam on the African Continent. Here James R Stevenson and Mihret Debebe provide further details of the staged construction and filling sequence for the dam, while summarizing and updating the status of the power projects currently underway in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia by the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Andritz's hydro results up in Q1
08 May, 2009
Andritz Hydro has posted improved results across the board for the first quarter to 31 March compared to the same three month period last year.
Conflict and cooperation in South America
08 May, 2009
Despite widespread cross-border problems, South America has more than its fair share of major bilateral hydro schemes. Itaipu remains one of the region’s largest hydro ventures, but what other schemes are on the cards? Neil Ford reports
Working in partnership
17 March, 2009
The 23.6MW Umbata Falls run-of-river hydroelectric plant on the White River in Ontario, Canada, has been developed through a partnership with Innergex and the Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation. Renaud de Batz gives more details
HPPC awards Kashang civils to HCC, calls for E&M bids
17 February, 2009
Himachal Pradesh Power Corp (HPPC) has awarded a contract for key civils works on the Kashang project to Hindustan Construction Co (HCC), and called for tenders for the electromechanical works.
Andritz Hydro wins Alkumru order
04 February, 2009
Andritz Hydro has been awarded the full electro-mechanical equipment contract for the Alkumru plant in Turkey.
Andritz rebrands group name
21 January, 2009
Andritz has changed the name of the companies in its recently expanded group to Andritz Hydro and is dropping the use of VA Tech Hydro.
SSE generates first power at Glendoe
23 December, 2008
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has generated first power over 24 hours in commissioning work at the 100MW Glendoe plant in Scotland - the biggest conventional hydro power project in the UK for half a century.
Andritz wins orders in Lao PDR, Cameroon
17 December, 2008
Andritz VA Tech Hydro has won orders to manufacture and supply hydro power equipment for projects in Lao PDR and Cameroon.
Andritz receives refurb order for Aubrey Falls
03 December, 2008
Andritz VA Tech Hydro has received a refurbishment contract for the Aubrey Falls hydro power plant in Ontario, Canada.
Andritz sees strong 9-month hydro results
14 November, 2008
Hydro power earning performance was especially strong for Andritz in the nine months to 30 September, the company reported.
Andritz outlines earnings, sales growth strategy
22 October, 2008
Andritz is planning to have its earnings before interest, taxes and amortisation (EBITA) margin in excess of 7% from next year, stepping up from an average of 6.9% over recent years, it said.