Asia and Oceania

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Watson steps down as Pacific Hydro CEO

Rachel Watson, chief executive officer of Pacific Hydro in Australia, intends to step down at the end of the 2021 calendar year. Upon her departure, Domenic Capomolla, CEO of Pacific Hydro’s retail arm Tango...
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Fortescue Future Industries to develop hydropower, geothermal projects in Papua New Guinea

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) is partnering with Papua New Guinea to develop multiple large-scale green energy and green hydrogen projects, signing a master development agreement that will enable FFI to undertake feasibility studies to...
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Nominate facilities for the 2022 Hydro Hall of Fame

Clarion Energy is looking for qualifying hydroelectric plants worldwide to consider for induction into the Hydro Hall of Fame in 2022. The 2022 class of inductees will be announced during the opening keynote session at...
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Kerala chief minister inaugurates 4.5-MW Arippara hydroelectric project at airport

Chief Minister of Kerala Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated Cochin International Airport Ltd.’s (CIAL) 4.5-MW Arippara hydroelectric power project on Nov. 6, 2021. It is estimated that the plant – on the Iruvazhinji River at Arippara,...
HYDROVISION Connect

Find the solutions you need during the HYDROVISION Connect virtual event

If you are looking to source products or solutions for your hydroelectric power project, you need to join our upcoming HYDROVISION Connect virtual event. With the recent postponement of our “in-person” HYDROVISION International event into...
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IHA releases guide on the safety of hydropower infrastructure

To help developers and operators manage the impacts of hydropower development, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has published a How-to Guide on Hydropower Infrastructure Safety. Hydropower infrastructure can have significant implications for public and environmental...
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Deadline approaching to submit abstracts for HYDROVISION International 2022

The deadline is approaching to submit abstracts for consideration by the conference planning committee for presentation at HYDROVISION International 2022, so make sure you don’t miss this opportunity. The deadline to submit abstracts is...
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UNU report indicates aging of dams may pose risk to downstream populations

By 2050, most people on Earth will live downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the 20th century, many of them already operating at or beyond their design life, according to...
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52.4-MW Likhu IV hydroelectric project commissioned in Nepal

The 52.4-MW Likhu IV hydroelectric project has been commissioned in Nepal, according to Green Ventures Ltd. The run-of-river project was commissioned and connected to the grid on Oct. 23, 2021. Construction on the facility started...
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New funding available to hydropower projects seeking sustainability certification

The International Hydropower Association says that hydropower projects around the globe can apply for financing to support the cost of assessment for certification against the newly launched Hydropower Sustainability Standard. A fund of up to...