Velcan SA announced that its subsidiary, PT Aceh Hydro Power, received an environmental permit for the 59-MW Meureubo 2 hydro plant in Indonesia.
EDP - Energias do Brazil S.A. (EDP Brasil) has finalized the sale of two small hydro plants in Brazil.
Multiple news agencies are reporting that Basic Energy Corporation has pulled out of four small hydro plant service contracts it was awarded in February 2014 by the Philippines’ Department of Energy.
Despite air temperature at the construction site falling to -42 degrees Celsius, Public Joint-Stock Company Federal Hydro-Generating Co. (RusHydro) has begun installing the first two hydroelectric units produced by OJSC Power Machines at the 320-MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydroelectric plant located on the Bureya River, a tributary of the Amur River, in the Russian Far East.
PJSC RusHydro and equipment manufacturer Voith Hydro have approved preliminary terms of a deal to optimize costs associated with rehabilitation of the 1,360-MW Saratovskaya hydroelectric plant.
Increasing the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix to 36% by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP) by as much as 1.1%, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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Norwegian utility Statkraft has cease development of the 650-MW Tamakoshi 3 hydroelectric plant, according to a notification sent to the Investment Board of Nepal earlier this week.
A joint venture led by Austria's JV Strabag AG and including Croatia's Koncar Inzinjering za Energetiku i Transport has been selected to construct the 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
According to the Cihan News Agency, annual electricity production from the Itaipu hydro project surpassed that of Three Gorges in 2015.