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SSE confirms hydro and pumped storage units secure contracts in T-4 capacity auction
01 March, 2024
SSE has announced that a variety of renewable energy units,...
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EMEC’s Neil Kermode wins Outstanding Contribution Award
Friday, March 01, 2024 by Neil Kermode OBE, the managing director of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, has been honoured with the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Subsea Expo Awards 2024.

XFLEX HYDRO unveils seven recommendations to enhance hydropower flexibility
Thursday, February 29, 2024 by The XFLEX HYDRO project has unveiled a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at enhancing the flexibility, resilience, and security of hydropower systems. The project, supported...

USACE and USBR release joint report on national water infrastructure
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 by The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) have jointly released the "State of the Infrastructure" report which offers insights into the...

Ukrhydroenergo secures €200 million financial support from EBRD and Government of Italy
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 by Ukrhydroenergo has secured a €100 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and a parallel concessional loan of €100 million from Italy, to...

Kleinschmidt Associates appoints Nick Ciomei as Engineering Technical Director and Alison Jakupca as Principal Consultant
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by Engineering, regulatory, and environmental consulting firm Kleinschmidt Associates has announced the appointment of Nick Ciomei, P.E., to position of Engineering Technical Director....

Thordon Bearings' polymer tech proving successful at Vietnam’s Sơn La Plant hydropower plant
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by Thordon Bearings has announced that its polymer bearing technology is gaining momentum in Vietnam's hydropower market, thanks to the successful performance of its...

ENGIE announces proposed changes to Board of Directors composition
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by ENGIE has announced proposed changes to its Board of Directors following a meeting held on February 21, 2024. The decision, recommended by the Appointments, Compensation, and...

Upper Hunter Hydro awarded development agreement for pumped storage hydropower projects in Australia
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by WaterNSW has recently granted a development agreement to Upper Hunter Hydro (UHH) to explore two significant pumped hydro projects with the capacity to store over 1000MW for 8-12...

Bridge construction progressing as part Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II
Friday, February 23, 2024 by The Polihali Dam will create a 5042ha reservoir at the confluence of the Senqu and Khubelu rivers. The Polihali Dam and the Polihali to Katse Transfer Tunnel are the main water...

Druk Green Power Corp invites international consultancy firms to bid for Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Projects
Thursday, February 22, 2024 by The Royal Government of Bhutan has assigned Druk Green Power Corporation Limited (DGPC) the responsibility of conducting the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for...

TBM making significant progress on Vishnugad-Pipalkoti hydropower project, India
Thursday, February 22, 2024 by 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....

Hitachi Energy expands transformer operations in Germany
Thursday, February 22, 2024 by 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,...

Aled Hughes joins Kleinschmidt Associates
Thursday, February 22, 2024 by 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...

USBR formally advances options to counter threat of nonnative fish in Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 by 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...

EnergyAustralia unveils animated tour of Lake Lyell Pumped Hydro Project
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 by 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...

Major tender open for Borumba Pumped Hydro project's dams designer
Monday, February 19, 2024 by 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
Monday, February 19, 2024 by 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...

SMEC’s Logashri Sewnarain elected to CESA Board
Monday, February 19, 2024 by 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
Friday, February 16, 2024 by 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...

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