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Andritz contracted for Portuguese pumped storage plant

Spanish energy utility Iberdrola has awarded a contract to Andritz Hydro to supply the electro-mechanical equipment and penstock for a new pumped storage hydropower plant in Portugal.

360 MW hydroelectric power plant planned for Ireland

A joint Irish-Austrian venture is planning to build what would be Ireland’s largest hydroelectric power plant.

Why power plant owners are opting for concrete volute pumps

Concrete volute pumps are vertical volute pumps whose casing is made of concrete instead of steel.

World-first tidal lagoon power project in the works

Plans are in the works for the world’s first tidal lagoon power project, to be built in the UK.
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Andritz Hydro wins order at world’s first tidal lagoon hydro project

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc. has appointed the consortium by GE/Andritz Hydro as preferred bidder for supply of the electromechanical equipment for the world’s first tidal lagoon hydropower project in Swansea Bay, Wales.
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UK tidal lagoon boosted as investment target reached

The £1bn Swansea Bay tidal lagoon power plant project received a boost on Thursday with the news that it has met its target of raising £200m from two British institutional investors.

Scottish tidal energy firm signs $82m PPA

Scottish tidal energy firm MeyGen has signed a 10-year, £50m ($82m) power purchase agreement with independent energy company SmartestEnergy, the firms announced yesterday.

Market conditions set to hurt $2.1bn Swiss storage plant

The 900 MW Nant de Drance storage power plant in Switzerland is set to commence operations in 2018, but its owners fear present conditions in Europe will have negative impact on its profitability.

Ocean energy “costing more and taking longer” than predicted

Development and commercialization of marine energy technology is “taking longer than hoped and costing more money than expected”, a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found.

Andritz Hydro wins Norwegian hydropower contract

Austrian hydroelectric power specialists, Andritz Hydro, has been awarded a $55m contract from Lyse Produkcsjon to supplythe electromechanical equipment for the new Lysebotn II hydropower station in Norway.

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