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PSALM names Soosan ENS lowest bidder for 165-MW Casecnan Hydro O&M contract

The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) declared Soosan ENS Co. Ltd. as the lowest bidder for the Operation and Maintenance Service Contract (OMSC) for the 165-MW Casecnan Hydroelectric Power Plant (CHPP)...
Basler Electric

Basler Electric acquires SEGRITY, consolidates field services under Basler Services

Basler Electric has acquired SEGRITY LLC and renamed its field services subsidiary Basler Services LLC, formerly E2 Power Systems. E2 Power Systems acquired SEGRITY in an asset purchase agreement that closed Oct.14, 2021. SEGRITY’s founder,...
Snowy Hydro

Factory launched to provide concrete segments for 2-GW Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro

Snowy Hydro has launched its Snowy 2.0 precast factory in Cooma, New South Wales, Australia, where 130,000 concrete segments are being produced to line the tunnels for the 2-GW pumped-hydro project. Snowy 2.0 will underpin...
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...