IRENA emphasises the role of hydropower in achieving energy transition

Hydropower is the largest source of renewable electricity worldwide and advancing its deployment is essential in driving the energy transition forward.


RWE combines hydropower with mega-batteries to balance grid

RWE has embarked on a project that includes the integration of massive battery energy storage systems with hydropower.

Enel acquires ERG’s Italian hydro assets for €1bn

Enel subsidiary Enel Produzione has signed an agreement with ERG Power Generation for the acquisition of all ERG Hydro's assets totalling 527MW.

MAN Energy Solutions and ANDRITZ Hydro partner on hydrogen pilots

MAN Energy Solutions and ANDRITZ Hydro have agreed to jointly develop international projects for the production of green hydrogen from hydropower.

Côte d’Ivoire secures funds for 44MW hydro project

Côte d'Ivoire has secured $34 million from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) to build a 44MW hydroelectricity generation plant.

German flood disaster impacts RWE power plants

Numerous RWE sites have been affected by the severe floods in Germany and work is underway to avert further dangers and limit damage.
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Record drought to shrink California’s hydroelectric generation by 19%

The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the state's hydroelectric generation to be lower in 2021 than it has been in recent years.