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First Minister of Scotland urges UK Government to support pumped storage for Net Zero transition
In a bid to combat the climate emergency and achieve a fully decarbonized electricity system, Humza Yousaf, First Minister of Scotland, has called on UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak...
SSE unveils plans to redevelop Sloy power station into pumped storage project
SSE Renewables has announced it is planning to convert the 152MW Sloy hydropower Station into a pumped storage facility, with the transformed facility expected to deliver up to 25GWh...
EnBW invests €280 million in Forbach pumped storage plant
EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has announced its investment in hydropower and pump storage in Forbach, marking a significant step towards the energy transition and security of supply.
New pumped storage projects in Scotland to double UK capacity and boost economy by £5.8 billion, report finds
Six new pumped storage hydro projects currently under development in Scotland are set to more than double the UK’s capacity for pumped storage hydro to 7.7 GW, create almost 15,000...
Voith Hydro works on expansion of Lithuania's Kruonis pumped storage hydropower facility
Voith Hydro has been selected as the general contractor by Ignitis Gamyba for the expansion of the Kruonis pumped storage hydropower facility in Lithuania.
GE and Cobra Infrastructuras Hidráulicas to supply Chira Soria project, Gran Canaria
GE in partnership with Cobra Infrastructuras Hidráulicas, has been chosen by Red Eléctrica to provide six pumped storage turbines for the 200 MW Chira Soria project in Gran Canaria, Spain.
GE Renewable Energy secures contract to modernize pumped storage plant in Poland
GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a contract by Poland’s PGE Odnawialna S.A. to upgrade the Porabka Zar pumped storage hydropower plant.
Indian government releases guidelines to promote development of pump storage projects
In a bid to promote the development of pump storage projects across India, the government has released new guidelines aimed at encouraging investment in this important sector....
Fugro supports SSE Renewables' Coire Glas pumped storage scheme with ground investigation contract
SSE Renewables has chosen Fugro to undertake ground investigation for its Coire Glas hydro pumped storage scheme located in the Great Glen in Scotland. Coire Glas has a potential...
£100 million investment boost for Coire Glas pumped storage scheme in Scotland
The planned 150MW Coire Glas scheme in Scotland – billed as Britain’s biggest pumped storage scheme in 40 years – is to receive a £100 million investment boost from developer SSE.
Studio Pietrangeli to enhance Cruachan expansion design for Drax
Drax has named Studio Pietrangeli as Owner’s Engineer on its project to build a new 600MW underground plant adjacent to its existing underground Cruachan facility in Argyll, Scotland.
rPlus Hydro files final licenses application for White Pine pumped storage project
rPlus Hydro, LLLP has submitted its Final License Application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the 1000MW White Pine pumped storage project in Nevada, US. The...
Snowy Hydro provides update on Snowy 2.0 project
Snowy Hydro has confirmed that construction of Snowy 2.0 continues to make progress across multiple worksites, despite recent challenges at the site which saw the pause of tunnel...
Indian Government releases draft guidelines for pumped storage plants
The Government of India has released draft guidelines to promote the development of pumped storage projects in the country, and are seeking comments from stakeholders by the end of...
TransAlta takes 50% stake in planned pumped storage plant
TransAlta Corporation is to acquire a 50% interest in the Tent Mountain Renewable Energy Complex, an early-stage 320MW pumped storage hydropower development project, located in...
OPG and Northland Power announce plans for pumped storage project
OPG and Northland Power Inc have proposed a first-of-a-kind project for Canada that would develop a pumped storage project at a long inactive, open-pit iron ore mine.
Gilkes Energy unveils plans for first pumped storage plant
Gilkes Energy has announced details of the proposed 900MW Earba Storage Project in Scotland, the company’s first pumped storage hydropower scheme.
All units at 1.2GW Jinzhai pumped storage plant in commercial operation
All four units at the 1.2GW Jinzhai pumped storage power plant in China have now been successfully connected to the grid and have completed 15 days of trial operation, Ge Hydro...
Green light for construction of Estonia’s first pumped storage project
Construction work is set to start in summer 2024 on the first pumped storage project in Estonia, with developer Energiasalv announcing it has received an official permit to build...