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India: Leading in low renewable energy cost across Asia Pacific


India has emerged as the market leader with the lowest renewable energy cost in Asia Pacific, new research from Wood Mackenzie found

GE Renewable Energy in global hydropower deal


Emrgy Inc has signed an agreement with GE Renewable Energy focusing on Emrgy’s micro hydrokinetic technology.

Renewables outpace fossil fuels in Europe for second year


For the second consecutive year, renewables produced more power than fossil fuels in the first and second quarters of 2019.

ABB and Enel Green Power in digital deal for hydropower plants


ABB is to deliver predictive maintenance solutions to Enel Green Power’s fleet of hydropower plants across Italy.

UK hits landmark clean energy tipping point


The UK has reached a tipping point in its electricity generation and this year will for the first time since the Industrial Revolution get more of its energy production from zero carbon sources rather than fossil fuels.

GE Renewables in predictive O&M deal for Enel's Spanish hydro plants


GE Renewable Energy has signed a three-year agreement with Enel Green Power to provide predictive operation and maintenance capabilities to the group's hydro plants in Spain, with a total capacity of up to 3.2 GW.

Kansai Electric Power announces 46.6-MW Rajamandala Hydropower Plant is operational


The 46.6-MW Rajamandala Hydropower Plant is operational, Kansai Electric Power Co. announces, with operating company PT. Rajamandala Electric Power (REP) having received its commercial operation date (COD) certificate from PT Perusahaan Listrk Negara (PLN) on May 23.

Guide to help hydropower build resilience to climate change


The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has launched The Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide, technical guidance to help the hydropower industry become more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

Malaysia to see rise in coal, gas and renewables – but no nuclear


Malaysia will continue to embrace and develop thermal power capacity for the next decade and beyond, which will see an increase of 5 GW of coal and gas capacity.

Report predicts Vietnam poised for renewables boom


Wind and solar power are poised for a significant rise in Vietnam and will hit 19.9 GW by 2030, according to a new report.

IEA alarmed as new renewables capacity stalls


Last year was the first time since 2001 that growth in renewable power capacity failed to increase year on year.

Imran Khan launches 800 MW Mohmand Dam in Pakistan


Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has officially launched the 800 MW Mohmand Dam project, to be built on the Swat River.

Gas now the dominant fossil fuel in Europe says report


Rising carbon costs and coal plant closures across Europe have resulted in gas-fired power generation overtaking output from other forms of fossil fuels for the first time in recent history, according to analysts.

Funding for Uganda hydropower plant


The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has signed a $27m loan to Kikagati Power for a 14 MW run-of-the-river hydropower plant on the Kagera River on the border of Uganda and Tanzania.

Floating solar PV to be installed at Lithuania pumped-storage plant


The Lithuanian Business Support Agency (LSBA) has granted €235,000 ($267,500) to support development of an experimental floating solar photovoltaic power plant at the existing 900-MW Kruonis pumped-storage hydroelectric plant in Lithuania.

Hydro Tasmania, Bureau of Meteorology partner to strengthen forecasting ability


Hydro Tasmania will be able to better harness and supply clean energy to Tasmania and Australia through a new partnership with the Bureau of Meteorology, according to a press release.

Snowy Hydro board approves Snowy 2.0 pumped storage expansion


The independent Board of Snowy Hydro Limited in Australia has approved a final investment decision to proceed with Snowy 2.0, subject to shareholder approval.

POWERGEN hears why hydropower is a 'forever asset'


As Herbie Johnson with Southern Company said, in a session at POWER-GEN International today, hydropower is a “forever asset,” and “the most positive source of PR that we have.”

POWER-GEN kicks off with '80s theme and 21st century focus


Thirty years old and yet never looking back , POWER-GEN International today begins its quest for highlighting the next era of power generation.

Aquila Capital unveils $56m to boost Norway hydropower


Alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital has launched a $56m five-year green bond via Norwegian hydropower operator Småkraft to finance the company’s further growth.

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