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IHA publishes 2021 Hydropower Status Report
GE to Supply Turbines for 500MW Pumped Storage Plant in India
Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) has selected GE Renewable Energy to supply and commission four 125MW fixed speed pumped storage turbine-generator units for the new Kundah hydropower plant in India.
China Southern Power Grid's First Fully Localized Pumped Storage Station Construction Project Completed
It took only 24 months, refreshing the domestic The fastest record for special acceptance of medium-sized hydropower projects.
Norwegian Hydropower Company Selects GE as Digital Transformation Partner
GE Renewable Energy has signed a contract with Norwegian energy company BKK to deploy its digital Asset Performance Management (APM) solution as part of a digital transformation strategy.
Hydro Power Requires $100 bn Investment Annually: Roger Gill, International Hydropower Association
The Global hydropower generation capacity is set to grow 60 per cent to 2,000 Gigawatt by 2050 and that growth can be achieved in a sustainable way, Roger Gill, President of International Hydropower Association said.
Solar Power Complements German Pumped Hydro Plants
Combining solar with other power sources is smart way of using technical infrastructure. In Germany two hydro power stations will get additional solar power.
Voith and Iberdrola to Modernise Pump Turbines in Spanish Hydro Plants
Voith and Iberdrola have signed a contract to modernize five pump turbines for the Spanish hydroelectric power plants Torrejón and Valdecañas located on the Tajo river.
ABD Loan to Help Fund Hydro Development in Uzbekistan
ADB has agreed to lend $60 million to Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer JSC Uzbekhydroenergo to support implementation of the country’s ambitious national energy strategy.
IVORY COAST: The Government Launches the Construction of a Hydro-Agricultural Dam in Koro
The Ivorian government has just launched the construction of a dam in the council of Koro in the northwest of Ivory Coast.
GHANA: The Government is Commissioning Two Water Pumping Stations in Amedzofe
The town of Amedzofe, located in the ho District, Volta Region of Ghana, has new drinking water infrastructure, including two pumping stations and three water reservoirs.
Power Machines Continues Upgrades of Volzhskaya Hydro Plant Units
Power Machines has announced it has completed modernisation of the hydraulic unit No 19 at RusHydro’s Volzhskaya hydropower plant in Russia.
Significant Investments Needed to Modernise Hydropower Stations in Asia
Hydropower stations constructed decades ago across Asia are in need of significant investment and upgrades to enhance their critical contribution to the region’s clean energy goals
Cloudberry to Buy Norwegian Hydro Plant
Nordic renewable energy company Cloudberry Clean Energy AS is to acquire Åmotsfoss Kraft AS, a hydropower plant currently being constructed in Nissedal municipality in Norway.
Federal Govt Gives Greenlight to Snowy 2.0 Main Works Construction
A major project to expand the Snowy hydroelectric scheme in Australia has hit another milestone with the Federal Government giving approval for the project’s main works construction to go ahead.
All Branches of the Diversion Tunnel of The SK Hydropower Station in Pakistan are Connected
The A7a branch tunnel of the main channel of the Pakistan SK Hydropower Project, which was invested and constructed by the China Energy Construction Gezhouba Group, was successfully completed.
Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project in Himachal Faces Fund Crisis
The over Rs 7,000 crore project, to be constructed on a tributary of the Yamuna river, is meant to supply 23 cumecs of water to Delhi and also generate 40 MW of electricity for Himachal Pradesh.
Uzbekistan’s Hydropower Sector Gets €55.8 Million French Aid
The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed a loan agreement worth €55.8 million with the French Development Agency to finance a series of projects in Uzbekistan’s hydropower sector.
US Agencies Sign Collaborative Hydropower Agreement
Three US federal agencies signed an agreement this week that will see them working together on future hydropower development efforts.
ANDRITZ to Supply Equipment for Kutehr Hydropower Plant in Himachal
It has received a contract from Indian independent power producer JSW Energy Limited to supply electro-mechanical equipment for Kutehr hydroelectric power plant of 240 MW capacity.
Umeme to Use $9m for Electricity Disposal from Siti 2’s Hydropower Plant in Uganda
The Ugandan company Umeme will invest 34 billion Ugandan shillings for the discharge of electricity from the Siti II hydropower plant in the east of the country.
Nine killed as Fire Breaks Out at India’s Srisailam Hydroelectric Plant
Nine people who were trapped inside the Srisailam hydroelectric plant in Telangana, India, were killed when a fire broke out at the facility late last night.
Major Works Set to Start on Woolston Weir Hydropower Installation
MAJOR construction work is set to start on the Hydropower installation at Woolston Weir this week with significant deliveries of materials and the laying of a temporary road surface.
Drax to Invest £1 million for Control System Modernisation at Cruachan Project
Drax Group’s Cruachan pumped storage project in Scotland is set to benefit from a £1million upgrade of its turbine control system.
South Africa, DRC Forge Ahead with Inga 3 Hydropower Project
The Democratic Republic of Congo recently concluded a week-long conference on the beleaguered Grand Inga 3 hydropower project.
ALAS Group and Pike Hydropower Sign Pact for Development of Projects in Asia
It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pike Hydropower for collaboration in the renewable energy sector under the Nepal government's Public Private Partnership policy.
Voith and Snowy Hydro Collaborate to Create Smart Hydropower Plant
Snowy Hydro’s Murray 1 power station in Australia is to be digitally transformed with the installation of OnCare.Acoustic and Digital Health Assessments from Voith.
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