Spanish energy utility Iberdrola has awarded a contract to Andritz Hydro to supply the electro-mechanical equipment and penstock for a new pumped storage hydropower plant in Portugal.
A joint Irish-Austrian venture is planning to build what would be Ireland’s largest hydroelectric power plant.
Concrete volute pumps are vertical volute pumps whose casing is made of concrete instead of steel.
Plans are in the works for the world’s first tidal lagoon power project, to be built in the UK.
Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc. has appointed the consortium by GE/Andritz Hydro as preferred bidder for supply of the electromechanical equipment for the world’s first tidal lagoon hydropower project in Swansea Bay, Wales.
The £1bn Swansea Bay tidal lagoon power plant project received a boost on Thursday with the news that it has met its target of raising £200m from two British institutional investors.
Scottish tidal energy firm MeyGen has signed a 10-year, £50m ($82m) power purchase agreement with independent energy company SmartestEnergy, the firms announced yesterday.
The 900 MW Nant de Drance storage power plant in Switzerland is set to commence operations in 2018, but its owners fear present conditions in Europe will have negative impact on its profitability.
Development and commercialization of marine energy technology is “taking longer than hoped and costing more money than expected”, a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found.
Austrian hydroelectric power specialists, Andritz Hydro, has been awarded a $55m contract from Lyse Produkcsjon to supplythe electromechanical equipment for the new Lysebotn II hydropower station in Norway.