Statkraft stalls hydro and wind projects due to coronavirus

Statkraft stalls hydro and wind projects due to coronavirus

Norwegian energy company Statkraft has put three construction projects on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Kenya’s Kaptis hydropower project to reach financial close in 2020

A joint development agreement, to bring the Kaptis hydropower project in Kenya through to financial close and construction in 2020, has been signed.
Jamaica studies possibility of adding pumped storage hydropower

Jamaica considers adding pumped storage hydropower

Jamaica is studying the implementation of a pumped storage hydroelectric and water system project to guarantee supply amid projected shortfalls.
Utilities donate millions during Covid19 crisis

Hydro utilities donate funds and equipment during COVID-19 pandemic

Exelon Corporation, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) have all confirmed donations intended to aid customers and others...

Report probes risks of controversial South Africa hydropower project

Controversy continues to shadow the development of the Grand Inga III project, with the latest arising from a report which probes South Africa’s commitment to the project.

Chinese company dumps coal plants, moves aluminum production to hydro-rich Yunnan

Aluminum producer China Hongqiao Group is selling its coal-fired power generation assets, moving its manufacturing bases to Yunnan Province and taking advantage of low-cost hydroelectric resources

Australia announces plans for world-first solar hydro power plant

ARENA has announced $3m in funding to RayGen to conduct a technical and commercial feasibility study for a 4 MW “solar hydro” power plant to be built in north-western Victoria

Why small scale hydro is becoming big business

This year’s theme for World Water Day on 22 March is “Water and Climate Change”, exploring how the resource and the global...

Deal signed for 57.3 MW hydropower project in Nepal

Serba Dinamik International has signed a MoU with Nepal-based Hydro Village Private Limited for development and operation of the 57.3 MW Myagdi Khola hydro project

Enel Green Power and Voith sign three-year governor modernization agreement

Enel Green Power (EGP) and Voith have signed a three-year umbrella contract for the supply of turbine governor modernization services across EGP’s global hydropower fleet.

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