Hydroelectric

News, scheme and contract announcements, tenders and investments in hydroelectric or hydropower projects. This will include pumped storage, tide, run-of-the-river and dam projects, highlighting associated equipment such as turbines, generators, rotors and shafts. This is an important renewable energy resource used to lower emissions and meet peak demand through storage and hybrid solutions.

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UK’s BT Group signs three-year renewables supply deal with Total

British multinational BT Group has signed a deal with Total Gas & Power for the provision of renewable energy.

US to decouple Ethiopian aid from Grand Renaissance Dam dispute

The US will de-link its suspension of millions of dollars of aid to Ethiopia from its policy on the contested Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and hydro project.

Hydropower Sustainability Fund open for applications

The Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund will award a total of 1 million Swiss Francs to 40 or more hydropower projects over four years.

Turkey’s 500MW Lower Kaleköy hydropower plant starts operation

The Lower Kaleköy hydropower plant at the Lower Kaleköy Dam in Turkey has been completed, according to a GE Renewable Energy statement.

Hydropower with floating solar holds massive potential for Africa

Floating solar on existing hydropower reservoirs could provide solar electricity to help compensate for production losses during dry periods.
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High stakes for hydropower’s future

Are we moving quickly enough to build the hydropower capacity needed to support the energy transition?
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Power projects making a difference lauded in Mining Elites in Africa

“Not only focusing on the bottom line but also incorporating softer, strategic goals clearly paid off,” says Laura-Jane Cornish, Editor-in-Chief of Mining Review Africa.

The Global Power & Energy Elites is back with industry’s stand-out...

This edition showcases project innovation and passion in the modern power and energy markets— We have spread the net wide to cover a broad spectrum of the energy ecosystem from across the world.

Kauai Island co-op and AES to develop solar-pumped hydro in Hawaii

A novel hybrid solar powered pumped storage project is planned on Kauai Island in Hawaii for renewable supply and irrigation.
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Women engineers turn gender tide on dam project

Women engineers are breaking stereotypes at a major dam upgrade on Australia’s Sunshine Coast.

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