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Voith awarded Mohmand dam project
21 October, 2020
At the end of September China Gezhouba Group Corp and Voith Hydro...
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American Hydro to modernise Keokuk plant
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a major contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment of the Unit 5 & 15...

Scottish project patents ‘flat pack hydro’
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 by Carruthers Renewables has teamed up with the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre, part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland, to explore...

First hydro-solar microgrid in Patagonia
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by A run-of-river hydroelectric power station, photovoltaic installation, and battery storage system have been combined to provide facilities in the Patagonia National Park with...

$60 million loan from ADB for Uzbekistan hydro
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by JSC Uzbekhydroenergo, Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer, has signed a 25-year loan agreement, worth $60 million, with the Asian Development Bank.

GE agreement with Walcha Energy to accelerate 500 MW pumped hydro storage project
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New England Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in...

Modernisation of Kadyrinskaya hydro completed
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 by Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy has announced that the three-year project to modernise the Kadyrinskaya hydropower plant (Kadyrinskaya HPP-3) has been completed on time.

Renewables’ share rises to all-time high in Germany
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by Renewables covered around 52% of gross power consumed in Germany during the first quarter of 2020. Gross power consumption encompasses all electricity used in a country, but for...

Construction of Karakurt dam completed
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by Energo-Pro reports that it has started filling the reservoir of the Karakurt hydropower plant in eastern Turkey after completing construction work in early February.

Voith Hydro to carry out Bridge River generator replacement
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by BC Hydro has awarded a contract for work on the Bridge River Powerhouse II generator replacement programme to Voith Hydro.

Voith to deliver turbines and generators for Pakal Dul hydropower plant
Monday, March 18, 2019 by Chenab Valley Power Projects (CVPPPL) and Voith Hydro have signed a contract to supply four 250 MW Francis hydropower turbines for the Pakal Dul hydropower plant.

Voith signs contract for Henan Tianchi pumped storage
Friday, January 19, 2018 by Henan Tianchi Pumped Storage Co. and Voith Hydro Shanghai Co. have signed a contract for the supply of equipment for the Henan Tianchi pumped storage plant site in He Nan province, China

Brazil changes tack on large dam construction
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by Brazil’s government has said it will no longer support the development of mega-dams in the Amazon basin, according to local newspaper O Globo.

Pöyry appointed to Beyhan II hydro plant
Thursday, December 07, 2017 by Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim AS has awarded Pöyry the basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II hydro project in Turkey.

Statkraft and Norfund swap hydro shares
Monday, October 02, 2017 by Statkraft says that it will strengthen its presence in South America and South Asia through a share swap deal with Norfund.

Pöyry maps hydro potential in W Africa
Friday, June 16, 2017 by Consulting firm Pöyry says that it has used groundbreaking data to map the small-scale hydropower potential in 14 West African states.

Aquila acquires six hydro plants in Norway
Monday, April 24, 2017 by Alternative investment company Aquila Capital has acquired six run-of-river hydropower plants from the Norwegian energy company BKK AS.

Karot achieves financial close
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by China Three Gorges has achieved financial close on its Karot hydropower project in Pakistan.

New UK pumped hydro scheme approved
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by Construction of a new pumped storage hydropower scheme in the UK could start in 2018 following the recent granting of planning permission.

Mount Coffee hydropower plant restarts
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Following extensive upgrades, the Mount Coffee run-of-river hydro plant in Liberia has gone back into service.

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