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Global Hydropower Capacity Grew 34 GW in Past Year, Iha Outlook Reveals
Hydro Production Likely to Rise in Pacific Northwest, EIA Says
With “mixed water supply conditions” in the Pacific Northwest, hydroelectric production should rise in 2022.
Lawmaker Aims to Stimulate Small Hydro Projects in Brazil
Brazil’s federal lawmaker Lafayette de Andrada, of the government-allied Republicanos party in Minas Gerais state, is working to unlock and stimulate the deployment of small hydroelectric projects in Brazil, the congressman told BNamericas.
Construction Begins on 3.5GWh Gran Canaria Pumped Hydro Plant; Progress on 18GWh More PHES
Construction has started on a 3.5GWh pumped hydro plant in Gran Canaria, Spain, and progress has been made on two other projects totalling 18GWh of storage in mainland Spain and Nevada, US.
Swiss Federal Council to Set up Hydroelectric Reserve by Winter 2022/2023
To strengthen security of supply, the Swiss Federal Council has adopted measures to set up a hydroelectric reserve and has instructed the Federal Department for the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) to draw up the necessary provisi
Indus Waters Treaty: Pakistan, India to Discuss Hydropower Projects
New Delhi and Islamabad are set to start talks at the PCIW level under Indus Waters Treaty.
Ethiopia Turns on the Turbines at Giant Nile Hydropower Plant
Ethiopia began producing electricity on Sunday from its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a multi-billion-dollar hydropower plant on the River Nile that neighbours Sudan and Egypt have worried will cause water shortages downstream.
ILI Group to Develop 1.5GW Pumped Storage Hydro Project
Clean energy developer ILI Group has begun the initial planning phase for a new pumped storage hydro project in Scotland.
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Three Gorges Crosses 100b kWh Power Generation Mark in 2021
The Three Gorges Power Station generated a total of 103.649 billion kWh electricity as of 12:00 a.m. December 31, 2021, crossing the 100 billion mark again, China Three Goroges Corporation has announced.
VerdErg Launches New Low-Cost Micro Hydropower Product
VerdErg Renewable Energy has launched the concept development of VETT-in-a-Box, a new ‘plug & play’ micro hydropower system for generating electricity from small rivers, wastewater outflows, lock gates or canals with only two metres head drop.
Hydropower Sustainability Fund Applications Open to over 40 Countries
Hydropower project developers and operators from over 40 countries can apply for a sustainability fund backed by the Swiss government, along with the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and the Hydropower Sustainability Council.
Swiss Sustainability Fund Guides Hydropower Developers Towards Sustainability
The sustainability fund is patronized by the Swiss government. Apart from the sovereign’s backing, the fund has the support of a few other eminent institutes – IHA and the Hydropower Sustainability Council.
Invitation to Tender Issued for Coire Glas Main Construction Contracts
Six groups have been invited to submit tenders for construction of the proposed pumped hydro storage scheme at Coire Glas, on the shores of Loch Lochy near Invergarry, Scotland.
Rystad Energy: Hydropower Growth Set to Continue
The hydropower market will continue its upward trajectory in 2022 as global capacity exceeds 1200 GW for the first time and investments climb to US$36.3 billion.
Koto Hydropower Project Near Completion
As another step towards clean and green energy, the 40.8MW Koto Hydropower Project in Timergara, Lower Dir has entered the final phase of its completion.
Downing Renewables Expands Swedish Hydro Portfolio with Two Deals
Downing Renewables and Infrastructure Trust Plc is spending around EUR 25 million to acquire two operational hydropower portfolios in Sweden, increasing to 157 GWh its annual average production in the Nordic country.
Oz Developer Kick-Starts 250MW Pumped Hydro Work
Genex has started digging the tunnel for the Kidston project in Queensland
Hatta Pumped Storage Plant 35% Complete
Construction of the first pumped storage plant in Dubai is 35% complete, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has announced.
MRC Says Bold Actions Needed to Address Low Mekong Flows
China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam have all been urged to take steps to address regional low flows, water fluctuations and drought as the Lower Mekong River experiences record low flows for the third consecutive year.
ESUT, Geometric to Build Hydropower Plant in Enugu
The Enugu State University of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Geometric Power Limited is to commence the construction of a hydropower plant in Enugu State.
Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project to Generate 72 MW Electricity
Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project is located at Keyal Khwar Nallah, a tributary of the Indus River in Lower Kohistan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has around 72 megawatts electricity generation capacity.
PacifiCorp Eyes Pumped Storage Hydropower Project in Southern Oregon
The power company has asked federal regulators for permission to study whether its proposed renewable energy project could work in Lake County.
Three Gorges Hydropower Station Generates Over 100 bln kWh of Electricity in 2021
The Three Gorges Hydroelectric Power Station on China's Yangtze River has generated 103.6 billion kWh of electricity in 2021.
CTG Starts Construction of Tiantai Pumped Storage Plant
China Three Gorges Corporation has begun construction of a new pumped storage project that will feature the world’s highest hydraulic head.
'World's Largest' Pumped Storage Power Station Starts Operations
The Fengning pumped storage power station in north China's Hebei Province, which is said to be the largest of such kind in the world, started operations officially Thursday.
Republic of Srpska Breaks Ground on Three Hydropower Plants on Bistrica River
The contractor on the project, valued at EUR 103 million, is AVIC-ENG – China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corp.
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Nigeria: Hydroelectric Project Adds 700MW to National Grid
First Gen Subsidiary Wins Bid for Casecnan Hydropower Plant
Western US to See Higher Levels of Hydropower This Summer
France’s Totalenergies and EDF to Help Build $4.5BN Hydroelectric Dam in Mozambique
BC Hydro to Build Transmission Line to Connect North Coast Industries to Hydropower