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Yukon Energy provides update on proposed 8.5-MW expansion of Atlin Hydro

In a recently released update, Yukon Energy said it is negotiating an Electricity Purchase Agreement with the Tlingit Homeland Energy Limited Partnership (THELP) for the 8.5-MW Atlin Hydro Expansion project. Both parties aim to...

HydroLand acquires 25-MW hydroelectric portfolio from Enel Green Power North America

HydroLand announces it has acquired a 25-MW portfolio of hydroelectric facilities from Enel Green Power North America Inc. The names of the facilities, and the purchase price, were not disclosed. The release does say that...

Isagén in Colombia acquires two small hydro plants from Generadora Luzma

Colombian power generator Isagén has completed the acquisition of two small hydroelectric plants with a total capacity of 39.8 MW from Generadora Luzma. In a statement, the Medellín-based firm did not provide details of the...

Hydro Review: Commercializing a New Small Hydropower Technology

Natel Energy has developed a new small hydropower turbine technology that offers an environmentally friendly and compact, modular hydro generation system. This article discusses the technology and its potential future applications.By Lise Houston Natel Energy...

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors contribute to DOE hydropower research

Two professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are contributing research to the Submarine Hydrokinetic and Riverine Kilo-megawatt Systems (SHARKS) program of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) project. This...
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Small hydro electrifies rural Kenya

Magiro Power is a small hydropower company located in Muranga County just to the north of the capital Nairobi in central Kenya. This interview was originally published in African Power & Energy Elites 2021. The company is...

Allegheny County signs 35-year PPA for energy generated at new hydropower facility

Allegheny, Pa., County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced in late January that the county entered into a 35-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Rye Development for renewable energy generated by a 17.8-MW hydropower facility the...

CNR awards Voith contract for 8.6-MW Vallabrègues small hydropower plant in France

French energy company Compagnie Nationale du Rhône (CNR) has awarded Voith a contract for the 8.6-MW Vallabrègues small hydropower plant. This new plant will be located near the city of Avignon on the Rhone River....
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Stortemelk hydropower project receives recognition for sustainability

Using an industry-leading assessment tool, a small-scale hydro project in South Africa, Stortemelk, has been recognized as an impressive example of sustainable small hydro development. The 4.3MW run-of-river plant developed by Stortemelk Hydro, a subsidiary...

Downing acquires five Norwegian hydropower plants from Fossberg Kraft

Downing LLP announced it has exchanged contracts to acquire a portfolio of five operational hydropower plants (HPPs) in South Norway on behalf of Downing Estate Planning Service (DEPS). The portfolio is being acquired from Fossberg...