Brazil's power market could become more attractive for energy storage batteries, pumped hydropower and gas storage projects, according to president of federal energy planning firm Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE) Thiago Barral, after the adoption of an hourly PLD (index of short-term electricity prices) model.
Effective Dec. 1, 2019, Koonce will step down as head of the company's generation operating segment to become executive vice president and strategic advisor, reporting to Thomas F. Farrell, II, chairman, president and CEO
Hydro Tasmania says it is accelerating detailed investigation of three key opportunities for pumped storage hydro development in the state as part of the Battery of the Nation initiative. Work has begun on a full feasibility assessment of pumped hydro development opportunities at Lake Cethana and Lake Rowallan in the northwest and near Tribute Power Station on the West Coast.
The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation has evaluated the potential environmental impacts of various alternatives to reduce seismic risks at B.F. Sisk Dam in California and says the recommended action will address potential seismic-induced destabilization of the dam, reduce safety concerns and maintain water supply deliveries to state and federal water contractors.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an AED1.437 billion (US$391.3 million) construction contract for the 250-MW Hatta pumped-storage hydroelectric power station to a consortium of Strabag Dubai LLC, Strabag AG, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), on behalf of the Australian government, has announced up to $40 million in funding towards the deployment of a pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) project in South Australia.
A major power outage across the UK last week that left nearly a million homes without electricity and disrupted travel across the rail network was triggered by failures at two large generating facilities operated by RWE, according to a press release from ILI Group.
A report recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy defines and evaluates cost and performance parameters of six battery energy storage technologies (BESS) and four non-BESS storage technologies.
We have opened up our call for abstracts for HYDROVISION International 2020 (Already, I know!), so now is your chance to contribute to this world’s largest hydro industry event.
GE Renewable Energy announced at HydroVision that it has signed two hydropower contracts in the U.S. one for FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain project and one for PG&E’s Caribou One hydropower station.