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Analysing Europe’s ‘Hidden Potential’ for Small and Micro Hydropower
Diversion-type, run-of-river (DROR) hydropower schemes in the European Union have the potential to provide from 79 TWh to 1,710 TWh of electricity annually, according to a new research report.
7.8MW Hydropower Project in Uganda to Supply Clean Energy
Nyamwamba II, a 7.8MW hydropower project in Kasese, Western Uganda, has reached its PPA Commercial Operation Date (COD).
Pumped Hydropower Storage: GE to Set up 1.5-GW Capacity for 2 Indian Units
Pumped hydro is seen as an alternate, most economical and reliable form of peak power generation that can easily provide 400 MW to 1GW in less than 60 seconds at a cost less than half of conventional power generation.
The Impact of Drought on Western US Hydroelectric Generation in 2021
The historic drought that affected much of the western U.S. in 2021 had varying effects depending on region, with the overall result being reduced water supply and thus lower hydropower generation in the Pacific Northwest and California.
Hydropower Projects Might Rough-Sail in Asia: Report
Hydropower projects in Asia might rough-sail as environmental and social opposition, and financial concerns pose a challenge to the industry, Fitch Solutions reported.
China-Built Hydropower Station Begins Electricity Generation in Nigeria
The first unit of Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Station, the largest hydropower station in Nigeria built by Chinese enterprises, has officially generated electricity on Monday.
Companies Break Ground on Austrian Small Hydro Plant Construction
A groundbreaking ceremony on March 24 marked the official start of construction on the 11 MW Gratkorn small hydro plant on the Mur River in the Styria province of Austria.
Brazil Opens Consultation on Hydropower Capacity Review
Brazil's mines and energy ministry has opened a public consultation over the proposed revision of the nameplate generation capacity of the country's hydroelectric plants.
Why Hydropower Is Key to India’s Net-Zero Plans
India has the largest pipeline of new hydropower in the world. It will make a large contribution to the country's target of 500GW of renewables by 2030.
Hydropower Industry Sees Room for Growth in US
As the United States pushes to use more low-carbon energy, there has been a recent improvement in relations between the hydropower industry and some environmental groups.
Low Water Levels Paralyze Hydropower Plants in Albania
Albania extended a national holiday for a day as demand for electricity outstripped domestic production and low water levels paralyzed hydropower plants across the country.
Hydropower’s Role in Achieving Net Zero and Energy Security Is Focus of Global Campaign
A new campaign calling for urgent investment in hydropower to combat climate change, accelerate progress towards net zero and strengthen energy security is being spearheaded by the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
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IHA Launches Global Campaign for Hydropower Investment
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) launched a global campaign calling for urgent investment in hydropower to address climate change, accelerate net-zero emission goals, and reinforce energy security.
China's Highest-Altitude Mega Hydropower Plant Fully Operational
With the last 500,000-kW power generation unit officially putting into use, a mega hydropower plant built at an average altitude of 3,000 meters, the highest one of its kind in China, went fully operational on Friday.
GE Renewable Energy to Refurbish Generators at Swiss Hydropower Plant
GE Hydro Solutions has signed a contract with plant operator HYDRO Exploitation SA to refurbish two 120 MVA vertical synchronous generators at the Bitsch power plant station in Wallis, Switzerland.
Andritz to Equip Upper Trishuli 1 Project, Nepal
Andritz has announced it is to supply the hydro and electromechanical equipment for the 216MW Upper Trishuli 1 hydropower plant in Nepal.
What’s Next for Argentina’s Hydroelectric Power Concessions?
The federal government of Argentina will conduct a comprehensive survey of a portfolio of 21 hydroelectric power stations that have concessions scheduled to expire between 2022 and 2029, according to BNamericas.
CPS Energy to Explore Novel Pumped Hydro Technology
San Antonio-based CPS Energy signed a 15-year commercial agreement with Quidnet Energy for a 1 MW, 10-hour energy storage facility using geomechanical pumped storage technology.
NTPC Completes Trial of Unit-3 of Nabinagar Power Generating Company
State-owned NTPC Limited on Wednesday announced that unit-3 of the 660 MW capacity of Nabinagar Power Generating Company Limited has successfully completed the trial operation and consequently included in the installed capacity of the group.
Bill Would Halt New Hydroelectric Projects in Panama
A group of Panamanian lawmakers submitted a draft bill to the national assembly that would declare a 15-year moratorium on granting permits and concessions for new hydroelectric projects in hydro-rich Chiriquí province.
Turning the Tide: Decarbonising with Hydropower
When the wind slows down and the sun stops shining, hydropower emerges as a steady, reliable renewable energy giant.
Work for 500 MW in NHPC Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project to be Completed by August 2022
Work for the 500 MW in NHPC Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project (2000MW) will be completed by August 2022, Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein has said.
NHPC's 2,880 Dibang Hydropower Project Expected to Begin During Apr-Jun: CMD
NHPC's 2,880-megawatt (MW) Dibang hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh is expected to kick-off in the first quarter of 2022-23 "with in-hand forest and environment clearances", its Chairman and Managing Director Abhay Kumar Singh said.
Pak-India Talks on Hydropower Projects End with Some Convergences
The three-day talks on hydropower projects between two nuclear states, Pakistan and India, here on Thursday ended with some convergences on important projects.
Pakistan to Raise Objections over 10 Indian Hydro Projects
Pakistan is likely to raise objections over the construction of 10 new hydropower projects by India at the annual meeting of the Permanent Commission on Indus Waters (PCIW) scheduled for March 1-3 in Islamabad.
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49 MW Sarapullo Hydroelectric Plant in Ecuador in Commercial Operation
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