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IHA publishes 2021 Hydropower Status Report
Slovenia's HSE Hydropower Plants Nov Output 21% Above Plan
Slovenian state-owned electricity producer Holding Slovenske Elektrarne said the output of its hydropower plants was 21% above plan in November.
Federation of BiH to Scrap Feed-in Tariffs for Small Hydropower Plants from 2021
Representatives of the Coalition for the Protection of Rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina are also participating in the preparation of the regulatory changes.
Construction of Dam at Julius Nyerere Hydropower Station begins
Tanzania’s long road to boost its electricity portfolio gained pace Wednesday after prime minister Kassim Majaliwa launched the construction of the main dam at the Rufiji river.
The Three Gorges Power Station Sets a World Record
The Three Gorges Power Station sets a world record for the annual power generation capacity of a single hydropower station!
Doosan Heavy and KOMIPO Team up for Overseas Hydropower Business
Doosan Heavy Industry & Construction and Korea Midland Power have signed an agreement to work together on a new overseas hydropower business, while localizing hydropower plant equipment and engineering and developing sales channels for export.
AWE in Three-Year Project to Demonstrate Large-Scale WaveFarm
Finnish wave energy technology developer AW-Energy Oy (AWE) is to develop processes to deliver the world’s first large-scale WaveFarm
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Ust-Dzhegutinskaya Small Hydropower Plant Commissioned in Russia
PJSC RusHydro has inaugurated the 5.6MW Ust-Dzhegutinskaya hydropower plant in Karachay-Cherkessia Republic.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Acquires Two Hydro Power Projects in US
Danish investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has announced the acquisition of two closed-loop pump storage hydro projects in the US on behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S.
The Second Units of Wudongde Hydropower Station was Approved for Trial Operation
The Wudongde Hydropower Station Unit Start-up Acceptance Committee held its third meeting to review and approve the start-up of the second batch of units.
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Ecuador Research to Increase the Lifespan of Hydro Generation Units
Water from this river is used for hydroelectric generation at the 156MW Agoyán and 230MW San Francisco plants, managed by the Electric Corporation of Ecuador through the Hidroagoyán Business Unit.
Cambodia to Reduce Reliance on Hydropower by Developing more Coal and Solar
Cambodia, which relies heavily on hydropower, has witnessed power shortages due to reduced hydropower generation owing to draughts and lower water levels in the dams.
ANDRITZ Bags Equipment Contract for 32 Mw Hydro Power Plant in Nepal
ANDRITZ' Indian subsidiary with manufacturing facilities at Mandideep and Prithla is responsible for the execution of the contract.
Environmental Groups Call for End to New Hydropower Development in Europe
Earlier this month the IHA welcomed a landmark collaboration agreement between environmental groups and the U.S. hydropower sector.
Tajikistan’s Hydropower Resources Boost Green Electricity
Tajikistan has huge hydropower resources and is one of the world’s largest producers of green energy, Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon said during a meeting with workers at the Rogun HPP.
Asonha Energie and Gabon Seal Deal for the Construction of the Kinguélé Aval Dam
Construction work on the Kinguélé Aval hydroelectric dam will begin in Gabon, before the end of 2020.
CAMEROON-CONGO: the 600 MW Hydroelectric Project on the Dja/Ngoko River Relaunched in 2021
The Cameroonian and Congolese authorities have had the desire to revive the Chollet hydroelectric project in the drawers for almost a decade.
PowerChina ChengDu Enguneering Corporation Won Equipment Project of Wairanie River Hydropower Station in Laos
The Chengdu Institute of PowerChina Group officially signed the purchase contract of the hydroelectric generator set of the Huailanie River Hydropower Station in Laos, becoming the company's second general contract construction project in Laos.
GHANA: Kpong Hydroelectric Power Station is Operational Again
The Andritz Hydro company has just delivered the Kpong hydroelectric power station in Ghana, after rehabilitation works.
Scottish Government Consents to Revised Coire Glas Pumped Storage Scheme
The Scottish Government has given consent for SSE’s Renewables revised Coire Glas pumped storage scheme in Lochaber in the Scottish Highlands.
India: C'garh’s Hydropower Stations See Maximum Power Generation
The Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Co Ltd’s hydropower stations have set a record for maximum power generation as compared to previous year.
Hydro and Lyse to Establish Joint Hydropower Company
Lyse will become responsible for the water management and market activities with a portfolio of 9.
Safety Work Completed at Boca Dam
A project to upgrade the safety of the 81-year-old Boca dam in California has been completed, the US Bureau of Reclamation has announced.
HEP Invests EUR 450mn in Mega Hydropower Projects Kosinj, Senj
Croatia’s power utility Hrvatska Elektroprivreda has started works on hydroelectric system Kosinj and hydropower plant Senj 2, with a total capacity of 412 MW.
SSE Wins Govt Nod for 1.5-GW Pumped Storage Scottish Project
The Scottish government has given the thumbs up to a 1.5-GW hydro pumped storage project proposed by the renewables arm of UK utility SSE Plc.
Uganda Waits for Karuma Hydropower Dam to Lower Power Tariffs
If all goes according to plan, the Karuma hydropower dam will be connected to the national grid before the end of this year, a move that could bring down the cost of electricity in Uganda.
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