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Finnish Wave Energy Tech Deployed for Namibian Green Hydrogen Project
Hydro-powered Rural Grids For Productive Use Of Energy
Zengamina weir helps to power a rural electricity grid in northern Zambia. Source: Gridworks.Gridworks, the UK government-backed investor into Africa’s electricity networks will invest up to $50 million in renewable power developer Virunga Power
16 GW Baihetan Hydropower Station in China Fully Operational
The 16 GW Baihetan hydropower station, now the second largest hydro project in the world in terms of total installed capacity, went fully operational Dec. 20.The last of Baihetan’s 16 hydro-generating units completed a 72-hour trial operation De
Portage Power Acquires Two Hydroelectric Stations From TransAlta Renewables
photo courtesy TransAlta RenewablesThrough its subsidiary Portage Power, Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. has acquired two hydroelectric stations on the Mississippi River in Appleton and Galetta Falls, Ontario, Canada, from TransAlta Renewables.Portage Power is
EDP Brazil shrinks Hydropower Portfolio In Favor Of Solar
Image credit: WFranz on PixabayEDP Brazil said it believes in a future with more solar energy in its portfolio, in addition to more investments in distribution and transmission.To this end, the company will invest BRL$6 billion (US$1.2 billion) in Brazil
From Vision To Action: SIX PARTNERS HAVE SIGNED A COOPERATION AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP NORDIC-BALTIC HYDROGEN CORRIDOR
The EU member states are currently in the process of dynamic changes related to the energy transformation and the decarbonisation of the European economy.
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Wave Power - Poised For Adoption And Growth
Australian renewable energy company Wave Swell Energy believes that wave power is poised for adoption and growth within the renewable energy mix over the next decade. Chief Operating Officer John Brown gives an insight into the role that his company is ke
OMVS Inaugurates Gouina Hydroelectric Dam in Mali
The Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) has announced that earlier this month it had inaugurated its third hydroelectric dam – the 140MW Gouina dam project.Located in the district of Diamou, the project was inaugurated o
Australian Firms Enter JV for 4.5GW Storage Development in Victoria
It will be integrated with new renewable generation and green hydrogen production.
Zimbabwe Power Shortage to Worsen as Hydro Plant Halts Generation
Zimbabwe's prolonged power shortage is set to worsen after the entity that manages southern Africa's biggest dam ordered suspension of electricity generation at its main hydro plant because of a water shortage.
RATCH Group Unit Buys Eco Energy Shares to Co-Develop Hydro Project in Indonesia
RH Internationa (Singapore) will now hold a 50% stake in the project.
UK Could Add 1GW of Hydropower With Policy Support – Report
A report commissioned by the British Hydropower Association reveals hydropower can provide an additional 1GW of energy in the UK under the right policy framework within a quick timeline.
New Quantum Solutions for the Energy Sector
Quantum computing in the energy sector is gaining ground with the development of new use cases by Italy’s Eni and EDF in France.
Fish Friendly Hydro: Natel Energy Is Proving It’s Possible
Hydropower projects frequently face resistance from environmental groups for a variety of reasons. One of the more common objections to hydro is the high turbine-induced mortality of fish.
New Report Highlights Australia’s Massive Potential for Pumped Hydro
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have released a detailed study outlining 1,500 additional locations across the country that could be used to build pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) facilities.
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
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Spain’s Gran Canaria Looks to Pumped Storage to Stabilise Grid
Emrgy Secures $18 Million in Capital for Distributed Hydropower, Other Work
AW-Energy to Produce Green Hydrogen From Wave Power in Namibia
Industrious Group Expands Into Renewable Energy Sector With Completion of American Hydro Acquisition
Scottish Company to Explore Potential of Green Hydrogen From Tidal Energy in Shetland
Gugler Water Turbines Partners With Exowave for Entry Into Wave Energy Sector