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New early bird registration deadline for HYDROVISION International

To take advantage of the best registration rates for HYDROVISION International 2021, you’ll want to register before the new early bird deadline of July 27. Registering by this date will allow you to save $145...
Dagmara MOU

NHPC signs MOU for implementation of 130.1-MW Dagmara hydroelectric project

NHPC Limited and Bihar State Power Holding Company (BSHPC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for implementation of the 130.1-MW Dagmara hydroelectric project in the Supaul district, Bihar State, India. The MOU was signed...
IHA report

Despite growth, hydropower installation needs to increase further, IHA says

Hydropower installed capacity grew 1.6% in 2020, but the world needs significantly more hydropower, to be built at a much faster rate, if it is to tackle climate change, according to the 2021 Hydropower...
Ratle hydroelectric

NHPC and JKSPDC incorporate company to implement 850-MW Ratle hydroelectric

NHPC Limited of India has formed a joint venture company, Ratle Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited, for implementation of the 850-MW Ratle Hydroelectric Project. Ratle is a run-of-river plant on the Chenab River, Kishtwar District, Union...
SDG7 report

Report: Inequalities must be addressed to provide universal access to sustainable energy

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report says that during the past decade, a greater share of the global population gained access to electricity than ever before, but the number of people without electricity in...
HYDRO+ digitalization

June HYDRO+ offers hydropower digitalization case studies

Digitalization is an important frontier for hydropower, and our June session in our ongoing HYDRO+ free monthly virtual training program will feature case studies and insights from several experts. Hydro Review and HYDROVISION International are...
San Jose declaration

IHA seeks input on San José Declaration on Sustainable Hydropower

The World Hydropower Congress in September 2021 will bring together industry, government, finance, civil society and local communities to shape the policies, practices and perception of hydropower. At the conclusion of the International Hydropower Association’s...
Cheong Seung-Il

Cheong named new CEO of Korea Electric Power Corp.

Cheong Seung-il, former vice-minister of trade, industry and energy, has been appointed the 21st president and chief executive officer of state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO). The appointment was approved at a temporary shareholders’...
HYDROVISION International

Covering the industry’s hottest topics at HYDROVISION International

What are the hot topics in the global hydropower industry right now? You might name issues like climate change, energy storage, cybersecurity, integration of intermittent renewables, and COVID-19. And, as we do every year, HYDROVISION International...

Hitachi ABB to support 250-MW Hatta pumped storage station in UAE

Austrian technology company ANDRITZ Hydro has selected Hitachi ABB Power Grids to supply technology for grid connection and stabilization for the 250-MW Hatta pumped storage hydroelectric power plant under construction in the Hajar Mountains,...