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Japan’s Chubu Electric Power invests in Vietnamese renewables

Chubu Electric Power Co. has participated in a bid for a partial share acquisition of Bitexco Power Corporation (BPC) in Vietnam.

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.

Singapore relies on fossil fuels more than any other country – study

A study by energy tariff comparison platform, Utility Bidder, has revealed which countries rely the most on fossil fuels and Singapore has come out on top.
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PEI Connect: Could the filling of the Blue Nile dam cause a water war?

The filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is raising tensions and has the potential to permanently alter the humanitarian conditions between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan.

Major overhaul planned for Queensland’s largest hydropower plant

Queensland's largest hydropower station will undergo a $14 million overhaul to ensure it continues to produce cleaner, cheaper energy for years to come.

Hydropower slowdown could threaten net-zero progress – IEA

A new International Energy Agency (IEA) report says growth of hydropower plants globally will slow significantly this decade.
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China’s 16GW Baihetan hydropower plant begins operating

The Baihetan hydropower plant on the upstream branch of China's Yangtze River has begun generating electricity for the first time.

Hydropower must ramp up to meet net zero goals

The International Hydropower Association's 2021 status report shows that installed global hydropower capacity rose by 1.6% to 1,330GW over the past year but is still falling short.