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India’s 200-MW Kopili hydropower plant set for rehab

Andritz said this week that it received an order from Central Government owned utility, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO) for the complete rehabilitation of the electro-mechanical equipment of the 200-MW Kopili hydropower...
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MAN Energy Solutions, ANDRITZ Hydro to produce hydrogen from hydropower

MAN Energy Solutions and ANDRITZ Hydro have completed a strategic framework agreement to jointly develop international projects for the production of green hydrogen from hydropower. Frank Mette, chief executive officer of ANDRITZ Hydro in...

Enel acquires ERG’s Italian hydro assets for €1bn

Pamela Largue, Power Engineering International Enel subsidiary Enel Produzione has signed an agreement with ERG Power Generation for the acquisition of all ERG Hydro’s assets totaling 527 MW. The portfolio of plants owned by ERG Hydro...
Niagara project rehab

NYPA’s latest hydropower allocations to support 2,831 jobs

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the New York Power Authority's Board of Trustees has approved economic development awards to 17 entities that will support 2,831 jobs across the state — with 450 jobs being...
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Orbital Marine Power’s O2 tidal turbine starts generating power at EMEC

Orbital Marine Power’s O2 tidal turbine has commenced grid-connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland. The floating turbine is anchored in the Fall of Warness, where a subsea cable connects...

Avista’s Post Falls hydro cutting release to 500 CFS due to low rainfall

Impacted by low rainfall and historic heat in the northwest U.S. this summer, Avista Utilities expects the discharge at its Post Falls Hydroelectric plant to drop to the minimum of 500 cubic feet per...
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Massachusetts awards over $17 million in dams and coastal infrastructure funding

Massachusetts has announced over $17.3 million in grants to address failing dams, coastal infrastructure and levees across the Commonwealth. The announcement was made by Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Energy and Environmental...
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TC Energy to develop 1,000-MW Ontario Pumped Storage Project

TC Energy Corporation has reached agreement with the Department of National Defence that, subject to conditions and regulatory approval, allows for the development of the 1,000-MW Ontario Pumped Storage Project on federal lands. TC Energy...
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Voith Hydro completes modernization work on 1,000-MW Drakensberg pumped storage

Voith Hydro announces it has modernized three generators of the 1,000-MW Drakensberg pumped storage power plant and put them back into operation. The company received the order -- including design, installation and commissioning -- in...
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EPM says schedule for 2.4-GW Ituango hydro development could be further delayed

Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) in Colombia has revealed it could make further changes to the construction schedule of its 2.4-GW Ituango dam and hydro project as it scrambles to meet electricity supply commitments. According...