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Hydro-Quebec chooses thyssenkrupp to install 88-MW water electrolysis plant

Hydro-Quebec has awarded an engineering contract to the Green Hydrogen product division of thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers to install an 88-MW water electrolysis plant to produce hydrogen. Previously, thyssenkrupp completed a feasibility study for...

Thermal plant output in Peru dips nearly 15% in 2020, due in part to...

Peru’s power grid operator COES reports that that electricity generation totaled 49,179 GWh in 2020, down 7% from 2019, due to reduced offtake on account of COVID-19 lockdown measures and the prioritization of hydropower...

Peru green lights construction of 392-MW Huallaga I hydroelectric plant

The Ministry of Energy and Mines (Minem) has granted Central Hidroeléctrica Huallaga Hydro SA - HUAHYSA the definitive concession to develop the activity of generating electricity through the 392-MW Central Hidroeléctrica Huallaga I project. According...

California imported more net electricity than any other U.S. state in 2019

In 2019, California’s net electricity imports were the largest of any state in the country at 70.8 million MWh, or 25% of the state’s total electricity supply, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Electricity...

Hydroelectric plants have fastest start-up time of U.S. electric generators

Most hydroelectric turbines in the U.S. can go from cold start to full operations in less than 10 minutes, which is a faster start-up time than any other U.S. electric generators, according to the...
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Now is the time to get engaged with the HYDROVISION Exchange community

With the HYDROVISION Exchange event approaching, make sure you are ready to experience live content, network with your peers, and explore all the solutions our partners have to offer. Below are some tips to make...
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Did you know: Get your basic hydropower training during HYDROVISION Exchange

Did you know that this month’s HYDROVISION Exchange virtual event offers a valuable training opportunity for folks who are new to hydropower or need to get up to speed quickly? On Monday, Nov. 16, instructors are offering...

Southern Company names Womack to head Georgia Power

Southern Company announced that Chris Womack, executive vice president and president of external affairs, has been elected by the Georgia Power Board of Directors to succeed Paul Bowers as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Georgia...

EMEC and PTEC partner to grow UK tidal energy market

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, announced it has joined forces with the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to develop a large-scale tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight, England. This site will...

RivGen Power System achieves 10 months of operation, ORPC reports

ORPC reports that its RivGen device has been in operation for 10 months, sending power to the Igiugig, Alaska, community grid. ORPC recently concluded summer inspection and maintenance of the device, re-deployed it and resumed. The project...