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Australia’s First Pumped Hydro Project in 40 Years Gets Green Light
Tata Power Starts Commercial Operations of Georgia Hydro Plant
Private utility Tata Power on Monday said it has commenced commercial operations of 178 MW Shuakhevi hydro power project in Georgia.
Bill Gates Invests in Hydropower Technology
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a company founded by Microsoft founder billionaire Bill Gates, has received an $ 11 million investment in Natel Energy. Natel Energy works on a turbine where water is used as renewable energy.
Kenya’s Kaptis Hydropower Project to See Financial Close in 2020
A joint development agreement, to bring the Kaptis hydropower project in Kenya through to financial close and construction in 2020, has been signed between the project owner and an equity fund manager.
Jamaica Studies Possibility of Adding Pumped Storage Hydropower
Jamaica is studying the implementation of a pumped storage hydroelectric and water system project to guarantee supply amid projected shortfalls. According to BNamericas, Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement during a speech to lawmakers as p
Report Probes Risks of Controversial South Africa Hydropower Project
Controversy continues to shadow the development of the Grand Inga III project, with the latest arising from a report titled ‘I Need You, I Don’t Need You: South Africa and Inga III’, which probes South Africa’s commitment to the project.
Hydropower Stations in China Chongqing Join Ecological Protection
Hydropower stations in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality now have a new function – lifting local ecology, and have achieved remarkable results.
Chinese Company Dumps Coal Plants, Moves Aluminum Production to Hydro-Rich Yunnan
Aluminum producer China Hongqiao Group Limited is selling its coal-fired power generation assets to Shandong Guoxu New Energy Co.
Namibia, Angola to Develop Cross-Border Baynes Hydroelectric Dam
The governments of Angola and Namibia have signed bilateral agreements for the construction of a cross border Baynes hydroelectric dam.
The Largest Dam in Namibia has Officially Been Inaugurated
The Neckartal Dam – the largest dam in the southern African country of Namibia – has officially been inaugurated.
MIGA Announces First Ever Guarantee in the Solomon Islands for a Hydro Plant
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a member of the World Bank Group, has issued guarantees that will support the development, financing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Tina River Hydropower Development Project – its firs
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Laos Improves Dam Safety to Boost Electricity Export
Albania Seeks Investment to Support Existing Hydropower
Coronavirus Delays Construction Progress on 510-MW Batang Toru Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
Uganda Set to Construct $1.4bn Hydropower Plant on the Nile
Iran Designs AVC System for Hydroelectric Power Plants
147-MW Ruzizi III Hydropower Project in Africa gets EIB Backup