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Glenmuckloch pumped storage project goes on sale
11 May, 2021
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Mocean Energy unveils wave energy prototype
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Wave power specialists Mocean Energy unveiled on 21 April its ‘Blue X’ wave energy prototype, a machine that will be deployed at sea in Orkney during May.

GE to equip Verbund’s new pump storage power plant
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by GE Power Conversion has been selected to equip Verbund’s new fully fed pump storage power plant Resseck II+ to be located between the two reservoirs Grosser Mühldorfer See and...

Giant stator by Voith Hydro is on the road
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by During the night of Tuesday/Wednesday 6-7 April, Voith Hydro successfully completed the transporter journey of the first stator for the expansion of the hydropower plant Töging am Inn...

Voith wins major orders for pumped storage
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Voith Hydro has been awarded two major orders for pumped storage plants in Austria and Israel worth €80m. Pushed by global targets for reducing CO2 emissions, electricity generation...

Is this a revolution in hydro-power storage?
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by British company RheEnergise has invented a low-cost, energy efficient and environmentally-benign energy storage solution designated ‘High-Density Hydro’, and is currently undertaking...

Voith in small hydropower collaboration
Tuesday, February 02, 2021 by Voith has won an order for the supply and installation of a vertical Kaplan turbine rated 8.6 MW, together with all the electrical and hydromechanical ancillary equipment, at the...

Contract for the 174 MW Asahan 3 hydro plant is awarded
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Voith Hydro has been awarded by Mitsubishi Corporation the electro-mechanical equipment contract for the Asahan 3 hydropower project in Indonesia, which will be operated by...

Renewables are ‘defying the Covid crisis’ – IEA report
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by Renewables will account for almost 90% of the increase in total power capacity worldwide in 2020 and will accelerate in 2021 to their fastest growth in the last six years, according to...

Voith awarded Mohmand dam project
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by At the end of September China Gezhouba Group Corp and Voith Hydro Shanghai Ltd entered signed an equipment supply contract under which VHS will supply four 200 MW Francis...

American Hydro to modernise Keokuk plant
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a major contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment of the Unit 5 & 15...

Scottish project patents ‘flat pack hydro’
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 by Carruthers Renewables has teamed up with the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre, part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland, to explore...

First hydro-solar microgrid in Patagonia
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by A run-of-river hydroelectric power station, photovoltaic installation, and battery storage system have been combined to provide facilities in the Patagonia National Park with...

$60 million loan from ADB for Uzbekistan hydro
Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by JSC Uzbekhydroenergo, Uzbekistan’s state hydropower producer and developer, has signed a 25-year loan agreement, worth $60 million, with the Asian Development Bank.

GE agreement with Walcha Energy to accelerate 500 MW pumped hydro storage project
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New England Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in...

Modernisation of Kadyrinskaya hydro completed
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 by Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy has announced that the three-year project to modernise the Kadyrinskaya hydropower plant (Kadyrinskaya HPP-3) has been completed on time.

Renewables’ share rises to all-time high in Germany
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by Renewables covered around 52% of gross power consumed in Germany during the first quarter of 2020. Gross power consumption encompasses all electricity used in a country, but for...

Construction of Karakurt dam completed
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by Energo-Pro reports that it has started filling the reservoir of the Karakurt hydropower plant in eastern Turkey after completing construction work in early February.

Voith Hydro to carry out Bridge River generator replacement
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by BC Hydro has awarded a contract for work on the Bridge River Powerhouse II generator replacement programme to Voith Hydro.

Voith to deliver turbines and generators for Pakal Dul hydropower plant
Monday, March 18, 2019 by Chenab Valley Power Projects (CVPPPL) and Voith Hydro have signed a contract to supply four 250 MW Francis hydropower turbines for the Pakal Dul hydropower plant.

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