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MIGA Set to Help Boosts Mexico's Hydropower Capacity With Guarantee
Global Pumped Hydropower to Reach 233GW in 2031
It will help resolve the intermittency of renewables.
Asia’s Pumped Hydropower Capacity to Overtake NAWE in 2023
Developments will mostly be located in Mainland China.
Comment: Hydropower Is the ‘Forgotten Giant’ of the Energy Transition
Eddie Rich, CEO of the International Hydropower Association and Pascal Radue, CEO of General Electric Hydro Solutions, explain why the often-overlooked hydropower is an ideal foundation for the transition to renewable energy.
Nigeria Offers Concession on $1.3 Billion China-Funded Hydro Power Plant
Nigeria plans to grant a concession on its $1.3 billion hydropower plant now under construction and is seeking bids from private investors to operate the China-funded plant, authorities said on Friday.
EDP Brazil Shrinks Hydropower Portfolio in Favour of Solar
EDP Brazil said it believes in a future with more solar energy in its portfolio, in addition to more investments in distribution and transmission.
Conduit Hydropower Capacity Could Add 1.4GW to US Grid
Conduit hydropower, which uses water from structures such as water supply pipelines and irrigation canals, has the potential to add 1.41GW of electricity to the US power grid.
Eesti Energia Receives State Support for Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Power Plant
The joint agency of Enterprise Estonia and KredEx has allocated €584 950 for Eesti Energia to prepare the construction of Estonia’s first hydroelectric energy storage facility at the Estonia Mine site in Ida-Virumaa.
Norway’s Power Outlook Improves After Efforts to Save Water
Norway's depleted hydropower reservoirs have received a boost in the past few weeks from rain and efforts to save water, but stocks will remain low by the end of the winter.
Norway Eyes New Rules to Protect Hydropower Supply in Spring, Says Energy Minister
A mechanism to safeguard sufficient hydropower supply in Norway, which could ultimately curb power exports, will likely come in the spring, its oil and energy minister told Reuters on Thursday.
Lack of Consistent Data Limiting Potential of Small Hydro Projects
A review by researchers with the University of Maine found that while small hydro projects have the potential to contribute more to a renewable energy future, there are many inconsistencies in studies of this technology.
Swiss Pursue Home-Grown Energy Panacea - Reluctantly
Government wants to ramp up renewable energy output
World’s Largest Capacity Pumped Storage Hydropower Project to Be Built in Queensland
An ambitious plan to build the world’s largest pumped storage hydropower project in terms of capacity has been announced by Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk.
Bangladesh’s Non-Hydropower Capacity to Reach over 2,600MW in 2031
The capacity will grow by 19.4% annually.
GE Renewable Wins Maintenance Contract for 11GW Hydropower Plant in Brazil
GE Renewable Energy’s hydropower business has signed a five-year contract with Norte Energia
GE Renewable Energy Awarded Contract for Maintenance of Belo Monte Hydropower Plants
GE, which has already supplied some of the equipment for the Belo Monte power plants, will now be responsible for the scheduled and routine maintenance of these plants over the next five years.
Microsoft Partnership Spurs Use of Ontario’s Hydro and Nuclear Assets
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership to tackle climate change and drive sustainable growth across Ontario.
Only 15% Of Pakistan’s Hydropower Pipeline Will Operate on Time: IEEFA
Around 51% of the pipeline reached financial close, and only 39% started construction.
Agreement Signed to Build 351MW Mpatamanga Hydropower in Malawi
The Government of Malawi, IFC, Scatec and EDF signed a binding commercial agreement to co-develop the 350MW Mpatamanga hydropower project in Malawi.
US Launches $28M Hydropower Research and Development Programme
It will back new technologies that enable the growth of hydropower, including the deployment of pumped storage hydro.
Europe’s Hydropower Generation Hits Record Lows Due to Drought
The effects of the drought conditions in many European countries are being felt in the hydropower generation sector, with low water levels in reservoirs constraining many producers.
Norway Boosts Hydropower, Challenging Effort to Fill Reservoirs
Hydropower production in southern Norway rose last week in response to high prices, potentially challenging Norway's efforts to fill reservoirs ahead of winter demand, a report by energy regulator NVE showed on Wednesday.
Estonian Mine to Be Turned Into Pumped Hydro Facility
Preliminary design and environmental impact assessment for Estonia’s first pumped storage hydroelectric plant is underway under the guidance of Estonian energy company Eesti Energia.
Norway Is Right to Preserve Hydropower Water Supply -German Chancellor
Norway is right to preserve water in its hydroelectric dams in order to secure the country's power supply, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said while on a visit to Oslo on Monday.
Smart Tools to Enhance the Flexibility of Hydropower Turbines in the US
A team of GE Research engineers has been awarded a project through US Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office to improve the operating capacity and flexibility of hydropower assets.
Bechtel Wins Work on Australian Pumped Hydro Facility
BE Power and GE Renewable Energy have selected Bechtel to support the planning for a new pumped storage hydro energy facility named Big-T at Lake Cressbrook in southeast Queensland, Australia.
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European Commission's Horizon Programme Initiates Call For Hydropower Equipment Development Projects
BHEL Secures Contract for India's Largest Hydropower Project
ADNOC and Abu Dhabi's Taqa Secure £2.2bn Financing for Sustainable Water Project
Global Collaboration in Hydropower: IHA and IWHR Join Forces
IHA Calls for Public Feedback on Landmark Bali Statement on Powering Sustainable Growth
FERC Orders ISO-NE to Include Pumped Storage Hydro in Inventoried Energy Program