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Ituango hydroelectric

Second builder of 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project seeks debt restructuring plan

Colombia's Conconcreto, one of the contractors responsible for building the troubled 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project, has begun a debt restructuring process to avoid bankruptcy amid renewed fears about the project's future, according to BNamericas. Corporate...
Conowingo Hydropower Plant

Maryland Environmental Service begins pilot dredging project at Conowingo Dam

To help understand the role dredging can play in mitigating the effects of upstream discharges and the lost trapping capacity of Conowingo Dam, the Maryland Environmental Service (MES), in coordination with the Maryland Department...
Site C project

BC Hydro awards balance of plant electrical contract for 1,100-MW Site C hydroelectric

BC Hydro has awarded the $128 million balance of plant contract for electrical work at the 1,100-MW Site C hydroelectric project to F&M Installations Ltd. The company will be responsible for all remaining electrical work...
Upper Tamakoshi

Nepal’s 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project now operating

The 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP) is now operating in Nepal, according to contractor Tractebel. The plant, the largest hydroelectric project in the country, is located in a remote region of the upper Himalayas...
Niagara plant

Quiniones resigns as president and CEO of New York Power Authority

The New York Power Authority announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Gil C. Quiniones has resigned after 10 years in the role, to accept a position as CEO at Commonwealth Edison Company...

World Energy Outlook 2021: Transition to renewables not fast enough for net-zero targets

The International Energy Agency called for "unmistakable" action by world leaders to reduce emissions ahead of the COP26 Climate Change Conference, warning that the global transition to renewable energy isn't happening quickly enough to meet net-zero goals.
HydroPASSAGE project

Hydro Review: HydroPASSAGE: Advancing Hydropower for Fish and Industry

The toolsets developed through the U.S. Department of Energy’s HydroPASSAGE project characterize the hydraulic conditions of hydropower structures and provide solutions to increase fish survival. By Hongfei Hou, Rajesh Singh, Brett Pflugrath, Jayson Martinez, Tao...
Canada flag

WaterPower Canada joins alliance to help meet country’s net-zero emissions targets

Six associations representing the leading suppliers of electricity to consumers and markets in Canada announce the creation of Electricity Alliance Canada (EAC), a coalition promoting the power of electrification to lead the way to...
Eco Wave Power

Eco Wave Power and CIMC OEI to develop, commercialize Eco Wave Power technology in...

Eco Wave Power Global AB has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute Co. Ltd. (CIMC OEI) to work toward the promotion of a pilot plant in the People’s Republic...
Cabot station

TMLP extends hydropower supply agreement with FirstLight Power

Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant (TMLP) has extended its contract with FirstLight Power of Burlington, Mass., to purchase local hydropower. The transaction, which TMLP says helps to keep its rates affordable while extending the carbon-free...