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Switzerland’s New Energy Asset: Hydro Plant With Capacity to Charge 400,000 Car Batteries
Terna to Start Building 730 MW Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in October
Terna Energy is preparing to begin the construction of a pumped storage hydropower system in western Greece worth EUR 500 million.
Buccleuch to Market Pumped Hydro and Wind Site
Project is located on a former opencast coal mining site on the Queensberry Estate in Dumfriesshire in Scotland
Hydropower Can Help States Afford to Meet Net-Zero Emissions Targets by 2050
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently passed a climate bill that sets a target of net-zero emissions for the state by the year 2050.
Refurbishment of Existing Hydropower a Key Topic at IRENA Meeting
Members of the IRENA and private sector representatives are set to join forces to modernise and refurbish the existing hydropower fleet around the globe following the third meeting of the Collaborative Framework on Hydropower, organised by IRENA.
Nepal Inaugurates Small Hydro Power Plant Built with Indian Assistance
The small hydro power plant was built with Indian financial assistance of Nepali Rs 26.39 million.
Energy Storage Tech Tested for Small Hydropower Generation
Municipally owned utility Idaho Falls Power and the Idaho National Laboratory have carried out tests to see how a US city’s hydropower plants can be made more stable and responsive during emergencies.
Construction Commences on Kidston Pumped Storage Project, Australia
Genex Power Limited has given the go ahead for construction to proceed on two key contracts for the 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project.
Key Milestone for Changlongshan Pumped Storage Station, China
China Three Gorges Corporation has announced it has successfully completed 24-hour testing of the first 500kV main power transformer at the Changlongshan pumped storage power station, with the unit now ready for commissioning
Ivanhoe Ups Hydropower at Kamoa-Kakula
Ivanhoe Mines enters public-private venture with DRC’s power company to upgrade Inga II power complex
Korean Firm Planning Hydropower Plant in East Nusa Tenggara: Official
South Korean electricity firm PT Idko Eco Jaya Energy is planning to invest in the construction of a micro hydropower plant in East Nusa Tenggara province, an official informed on Tuesday.
Hydro-Québec Awards Hydropower Rehabilitation Contract to ANDRITZ
International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded a contract by Hydro-Québec, Canada, to rehabilitate the hydraulic passages of the Carillon generating station located on the Ottawa River, Canada.
France’s EDF to Deepen Cooperation with Uzbekhydroenergo
French state-owned power generating company EDF and Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer.
Mega Hydropower Project in SW China will be Fully Operational in July
With construction beginning in December 2015, the station’s first batch of electricity-generation units began generating power in June 2020.
Australian Coal Mine to Transform into Pumped Hydro Facility
Australian utility AGL is transforming its operations in a number of ways, from restructuring the company itself, to building energy storage facilities for flexible distribution of renewable energy into the future.
Energy Ministry to Start Building Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project from Next FY
The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has planned to start the construction of Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project from the next fiscal year, despite uncertainty from the selected contractor to start the work.
Axpo to Produce Green H2 from Swiss Hydro Plant
Swiss utility Axpo plans to produce green hydrogen using power from the Eglisau-Glattfelden hydropower plant on the Rhine.
Australian Developer Advances 250 MW Pumped Hydro Project
Genex Power is set to begin building a 250 MW pumped hydro facility next to an existing 50 MW solar farm later this month, as it has secured the financing it needs to move forward.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids to Modernise 1.2GW Chinese Hydropower Plant
Chinese utility Hubei Qingjiang Hydropower Development Company has selected technology firm Hitachi ABB Power Grids to modernise its Geheyan hydropower plant in central China.
Baihetan Hydropower Station Begins to Store Water
The Baihetan Hydropower Station has officially started to store water recently, and the first batch of units will be put into operation in July 2021.
All Eight Units of Wudongde Hydropower Station have been Put into Operation Successfully to Achieve Stable Operation for 100 Days
Since the commissioning of power generation, the No. 10 and No. 3 units of Wudongde Hydropower Station have been in safe and stable operation for 100 days successively on March 28 and 29.
Zarchob Small Hydro Plant Completed on Time in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer JSC Uzbekhydroenergo has announced it has successfully commissioned the Zarchob hydropower plant.
NIGERIA: BPE to Concession Zungeru Hydropower Plant
The Bureau of Public Enterprises of Nigeria is launching a tender for the recruitment of a company to accompany it in the process of concessioning the Zungeru hydroelectric power plant.
First New Pumped Hydro Plant in Australia for Nearly 40 Years Approaches Financial Close
A pumped hydro energy storage project at a former gold mine in Queensland, Australia which would be able to store 250MW of power for up to eight hours has raised significant funding in the past few days.
Australian Renewable Agency Approves Funding for Pumped Hydro Plant
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has committed to provide $35.8m to support a pumped hydro storage project.
Wudongde Hydropower Station will Realize All Generating Units Put into Operation Before July 1st
With a total installed capacity of 10.2 million kilowatts, Wudongde Hydropower Station is the fourth largest hydropower station in China and the seventh largest in the world.
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AGL Invests $27.7M to Upgrade Clover Hydro Power Station
Construction of Chinese-Built Hydropower Plant in Zambia Nears Completion
Poland’s 820MWH Pumped Storage Project to Boost Energy Security
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Portugal, Switzerland Launch Pumped Storage Hydropower Plants of Over 2 GW in Total