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First of its kind: Hatta hydroelectric plant study underway – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comFirst of its kind: Hatta hydroelectric plant study underwaygulfnews.com“Our reliance on hydropower is part of our drive to achieve the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to transform the Emirate into a global hub for clean energy and green economy, and to increase the share of clean energy mix in Dubai to …and more »

Wärtsilä Company American Hydro to increase efficiency and production capacity of John W. Keys III pump-generating … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wärtsilä Company American Hydro to increase efficiency and production capacity of John W. Keys III pump-generating …GlobeNewswire (press release)The technology group Wärtsilä and American Hydro – a Wärtsilä Company since 2016 – are together increasing the efficiency, flexibility and hydropower production capacity of the John W. Keys III pump generating plant. The work covers upgrade of two pump …and more »

UK firm wins tender to value ZESCO – Lusaka Times

Lusaka TimesUK firm wins tender to value ZESCOLusaka TimesZESCO is wholly owned by the Government of Zambia and has four major hydroelectric power stations, five small hydropower stations, nine diesel power stations, approximately 5,774 km of transmiss…

No free lunch for hydropower – High Country News

No free lunch for hydropowerHigh Country NewsConcentrations can reach extremely high levels in the depths from which water is channeled into the turbines that produce hydroelectricity. Once that methane-rich water exits downstream, it’s off-gassed into the atmosphere, where it joins the …

How a Dam Building Boom Is Transforming the Brazilian Amazon – Yale Environment 360

Yale Environment 360How a Dam Building Boom Is Transforming the Brazilian AmazonYale Environment 360About 75 percent of Brazil’s electricity comes from hydropower, and the country is the second-largest producer of hydroelectricity in the world, behind China. The Brazilian government contends that the expansion of hydropower into the Amazon basin has …

Canada has too much clean electricity. Anybody want it? – E&E News

E&E NewsCanada has too much clean electricity. Anybody want it?E&E NewsMeanwhile, Emera Inc., the principal utility of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, proposed Atlantic Link, a $1.6 billion, 375-mile undersea transmission line to deliver wind and hydro power from Canada’s province of New Brunswick to Plymouth, Mass.

Chinese consortium to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in Nigeria – Energy Business Review

Energy Business ReviewChinese consortium to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in NigeriaEnergy Business ReviewNigeria’s hydro power capacity is expected to exceed 4,500MW after the completion of the Mambilla power project. In August, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) of Nigeria approved the development of the hydroelectric power project. Due to funding …and more »

Nam Ao Dam in Laos burst last week – HydroWorld

Nam Ao Dam in Laos burst last weekHydroWorldNam Ao Dam, being built to impound water for a small hydropower facility on the Nam Ao River in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, burst last week, according to the Lao News Agency. Reports indicate flooding of farmland in the Thathom District of …

Krygyz Republic terminates deal to build 12 hydropower plants – HydroWorld

HydroWorldKrygyz Republic terminates deal to build 12 hydropower plantsHydroWorldThe government of Kyrgyzstan announced yesterday that it will “terminate the agreement unilaterally” for contracts with Liglass Trading to build 12 hydroelectric power plants, citing the company’s failure to make a US$37 million payment as part of the …The Mysterious Company Behind Kyrgyzstan’s Hydro DisasterOilPrice.comall 3 news articles »

Kyrgyzstan terminates hydro power plants deal with Czech firm Liglass – ETEnergyworld.com

ETEnergyworld.comKyrgyzstan terminates hydro power plants deal with Czech firm LiglassETEnergyworld.comThe government said it would hold new tenders for the hydro projects, which are part of the impoverished nation’s plan to ease dependence on energy imports. A Kyrgyz official quoted in Russian media had put the value of the Czech contract at $230 million.and more »

EES completes modernization of Gondo hydropower plant in Switzerland – HydroWorld

EES completes modernization of Gondo hydropower plant in SwitzerlandHydroWorldEnergie Electrique du Simplon SA (EES) has completed the modernization of Gondo hydroelectric power plant in Switzerland. While two hydroelectric groups were overhauled, the third was replaced with a new group, in order to increase the power plant’s …and more »