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En+ Group to replace six units at 4.5-GW Bratsk hydropower plant

En+ Group announces it has begun replacing six hydraulic units at the its 4.5-GW Bratsk hydropower plant, on the Angara River in Russia, as part of its "New Energy" modernization program. The total investment for...

Hydro 101: Master the basics at HYDROVISION International with Waterpower Hydro Basics

Particularly if you’re new to the hydroelectric power sector, or even a seasoned professional moving in a new direction, the Waterpower Hydro Basics Course is a perfect opportunity to learn more about all aspects...

Eco Wave Power wins Global Innovation Award 2021 at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Eco Wave Power (EWPG Holding AB), a Swedish-Israeli wave energy developer, won the public voting for the Global Innovation Award in the “Life Under Water” category at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Eco Wave Power developed...

Join us and network with your peers at HYDROVISION International 2021

We’ve all been cooped up at home, or in our workplaces, long enough! If you’re as eager as I am to get out, travel and network with people who share your interest, there are...

Workers building 2-MW Pashdan Dam project kidnapped by Taliban

At least 11 workers at the 2-MW Pashdan Dam hydroelectric project in Afghanistan have been kidnapped by the Taliban, according to a report from TOLO news. Citing information from Wakil Ahmad Karokhi, reports say the...
Japan

Scottish tidal turbine generates first power in Japan

Sustainable energy generation company Simec Atlantis Energy Ltd. (SAE) has announced that its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment have been successfully installed in the Goto Island chain in Japan. The tidal turbine clocked...
Counting Money

Hydropower Sustainability Fund open for applications

A sustainability fund to help hydropower developers and operators assess their environmental, social and government (ESG) performance is now open to more than forty countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. The Hydropower Sustainability...

Gold miner signs supply agreement for RusHydro’s 5,100-MW Sayano-Shushenskaya

PJSC Polyus announces that an agreement for the supply of electricity from the 5,100-MW Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant to Polyus’ Krasnoyarsk Business Unit (KBU) has been signed with plant owner PJSC RusHydro. The agreement assumes the...

Former Prime Minister Turnbull to co-chair International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower

Former Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull will represent the International Hydropower Association as co-chair of the International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower. Turnbull will also join IHA’s board in a non-executive role. IHA and...

Two hydroelectric projects damaged, hundreds missing after glacier fall in India

It has been reported that a glacier bursting or falling, and sending a mass of water and debris downstream – decimating two hydroelectric power plants and the associated dams – has killed 19 people,...