Research and Development

With the support of the New York Power Authority, the Hydropower Research Institute has grown into a data-sharing collective that represents nearly half of the hydroelectric capacity in the U.S. NYPA announced it is joining Chelan PUD and Southern Company on the HRI board, where it will help steer the organization’s path forward. NYPA is...
New Development

Morocco will install over 11 GW of new power generation capacity by 2030, with the lion’s share of the newly installed technology (about 58%) likely to be green in nature, GlobalData estimates. In 2019, renewables including hydropower formed over 34% of the country’s overall capacity mix, while thermal represented 66%. GlobalData’s analysis for the renewable...
Small Hydro

Private sector participation in the energy sector, small-scale hydro and mini grid opportunities, desalination as an option to secure water security and helping SSMEs with a toolkit are just some of the highlights of the Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa agenda in November. The programme forms part of the upcoming ‘Digital Energy Festival for Africa’ which unites African...
Business

Energy Cast is a podcast featuring some of the top experts across all links in the energy industry chain, including hydropower, renewables, generation and more! Jay Dauenhauer created the show and has been hosting Energy Cast for several years. Hurricanes, storms, blackouts. These are typical challenges for electric utilities. Although the COVID-19 pandemic is a...
Business

Cloudberry Clean Energy AS, a Nordic renewable energy company, has signed a share purchase agreement (SPA) to buy 100% of 4.5-MW Åmotsfoss Kraft AS, a small hydropower plant being constructed in Nissedal municipality in Norway. The hydropower plant is located on the Nidelva River, which is “one of the best regulated watercourses in Norway,” according...
Research and Development

The International Energy Agency’s newly released Key World Energy Statistics (KWES) 2020 report gives many statistics about hydroelectric production worldwide, such as the fact that hydropower has increased its global share of total energy supply from 1.8% in 1973 to 2.5% in 2018. In 1973, the regional of the world with the greatest hydroelectric production...