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.

Honduras to refit hydro and improve renewable energy integration

Honduras will refit its main hydroelectric dam with an $18 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
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Promising future for small-scale hydro in Africa

Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa saw an interesting discussion concerning the potential for development of small scale hydropower in Africa.

Webinar 24 Nov: Small scale hydro opportunities in East Africa

Considering falling precipitation and changing weather patterns throughout Africa, the business case for small scale hydropower in decentralised areas is looking up.
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Doosan Heavy and Korea Midland join forces on global hydropower venture

Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction and Korea Midland Power plan to cooperate to jointly develop a new overseas hydropower business.
‘Renewables immune to Covid’ says IEA chief Birol

‘Renewables immune to Covid’ says IEA chief Birol

“Renewables appear to be immune to Covid-19,” said Fatih Birol of the IEA as he revealed that clean energy had defied the pandemic downturn.
There’s something for everyone at this month’s HYDROVISION Exchange

There’s something for everyone at this month’s HYDROVISION Exchange

The upcoming HYDROVISION Exchange virtual event really does offer something for everyone, with nearly 20 different content sessions over four days, divided up by several topics.
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Clean energy industry applauds Biden victory

The global clean energy industry breathed a collective sigh of relief as most major news outlets declared Joe Biden the new US President-elect.
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Global forum highlights urgent need for pumped storage hydropower

The International Hydropower Association and the US Department of Energyare leading the International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower this week.
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Cambodia to reduce hydropower and develop coal and solar capacity

Cambodia has witnessed power shortages due to reduced hydropower generation owing to draughts and lower water levels in the dams.
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Ecuador research to increase the lifespan of hydro generation units

Investigations will determine the elemental chemical composition and particle size of the sediments carried by the Pastaza River.

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