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Toshiba Wins Turbine Contract for 420MW Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
Hydro Tasmania Selects Lake Cethana as First Pumped Hydro Project
Hydro Tasmania has announced that it has selected Lake Cethana as its preferred pumped hydro site, with the project now set to progress to final feasibility stage.
Vinci-led Consortium to Build Sambangalou Dam, Senegal
A consortium led by Vinci Construction has signed a contract with the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation to build the Sambangalou dam in Senegal, close to the Guinean border.
Hydro-Québec to Supply Recyclage Carbon Varennes Project with Green Hydrogen and Oxygen
Hydro-Québec will construct a new electrolyser facility to supply green hydrogen and oxygen to the Recyclage Carbon Varennes project near Montréal, Canada.
Uganda Launches Facilities of Phase 1 Isimba Hydro Project
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited has commissioned the newly constructed facilities under CDAP project phase I in Kayunga district as part of the 183-MW Isimba Hydro Power Project.
China: Tibet Datang Zala Hydropower Station Approved
On December 3, China Datang’s 2020 key approval project, Tibet’s first Datang Zala Hydropower Station with an installed capacity of over one million kilowatts, was approved by the Development and Reform Commission of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Global Power Industry Contracts In Q3 2020: Hydro Technology Down 4%
In fourth place was Middle East and Africa with six contracts and an 11.3% share and in fifth place was North America with two contracts and a 3.8% share.
Montenegro’s New Cabinet to Ban Small Hydropower, Revise Concessions
Zdravko Krivokapić vowed in his speech before Parliament that his government would implement environmental protection measures that would truly make Montenegro an ecological state.
Sinohydro Asks Ugandan Govt for a New Deadline for the Delivery of the Karuma Dam
The Chinese company Sinohydro has just started negotiations with the Ugandan government to obtain an extension for the delivery of the dam and the 600 MW Karuma hydroelectric power station.
Sarawak Energy Marks Major Milestone for 1,285-MW Baleh Hydroelectric Project
Sarawak Energy’s largest hydropower project to date, the 1,285-MW Baleh Hydroelectric Project in Malaysia, has reached a major project milestone with the successful completion of its dual diversion tunnels.
India Plans Dam on Brahmaputra to Offset Chinese Construction Upstream
India is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on Tuesday, following reports that China could construct dams on a section of the Brahmaputra river.
PoK Government Signs Agreements with Chinese Firm to Build 700MW Hydropower Project
China Gezhouba Group and its local partner Laraib Group Pakistan are the shareholders of the 'Azad Pattan Hydropower Project', which is located on Jhelum river in Sadhanoti district of PoK.
Chinese-Built Power Plant in Uganda to Reduce Power Tariff by 17.5 pct
Commissioning and full utilization of power generated by the 600MW Karuma Hydropower Plant in Uganda will make power more affordable by reducing the tariff rate by 17.5 percent.
Doosan Heavy Teams Up with Korea Western Power for Laos Hydroelectric Power Plant Project
In August, the two companies signed a three-way investment agreement with Korea Overseas Infrastructure and Urban Development Corp.
China: Baihetan Construction Progressing
China Three Gorges Corporation has announced that concrete placement has been completed for the first dam section at the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project.
AfDB Approves $120m for Hydropower Project in Tanzania
The African Development Bank has approved $120million in funding to construct the 50MW Malagarasi Hydropower project in western Tanzania.
Honduras to Refit Hydro and Improve Renewable Energy Integration
Honduras will refit its main hydroelectric dam with an $18 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $35 Million in Funding for Hydrokinetic Turbine Development
SHARKS teams will develop new economically competitive Hydrokinetic Turbines (HKT) designs for tidal and riverine currents.
Udonde Unit 9 Enters 72-Hour Trial Operation
On November 21st, Unit 9 of Wudongde Hydropower Station completed all grid-related tests and officially entered 72-hour trial operation, and the countdown to power generation began.
Ghana’s President Commissions Nation’s First Micro-Hydro Power Station
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 21st November 2020, commissioned Ghana’s first micro power generating station, located at Tsatsadu, Alavanyo, in the Hohoe constituency of the Volta Region.
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Siemens Energy to Upgrade and Expand Services at Jebel Ali L2 Power and Water Station in Dubai
Integrated 20-year long-term service agreement includes intelligent gas turbine controller, jointly developed by DEWA and Siemens Energy.
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.
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RENOVA Participates in 17.4-MW Kiangan Hydroelectric Power Project in Philippines
Serbia to Construct Pumped Storage Hydropower Plants Đerdap 3, Bistrica
Bulgarians Protest to Keep Ban on Building Hydropower Plants in Protected Areas
Upper Tamakoshi Hydel Begins Commercial Production
Uganda Promotes Chinese-Built Power Plants As Superstructure Tourism Sites
Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant and Cambodia Help Each Other