Small Hydropower News

  • Storm Water System CCTV Inspection

    The town of Renfrew is a small municipality, with storm and sanitary system including 89 km (55 miles) of pipe. In 2005, Renfrew hired a CCTV service company to inspect 75% of their system, totaling $400,000 to complete. The town understood that CCTV camera inspections of storm water pipes ensure the integrity of the system, and minimize risks of contamination, flooding, blockages and collapsed ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Getting Ready for POWC 2016 Tradeshow

    With one week to go until the 16th annual POWC 2016 Tradeshow taking place October 17th to 19th at the White Oaks Conference Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lakes, Ontario.  Gedawin Novo Controls’ staff is getting ready to attend.  We are excited to attend again this year!  We look forward to seeing everyone there! Come visit us at booth 50 ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO, Europe‘s largest Hydropower Platform in Salzburg

    Hydropower, with over 20,000 plants throughout Europe, plays a very important role in Europe’s economy, as well as securing the energy supply and protecting the environment. A new study “The hydropower sector’s contribution to a sustainable and prosperous Europe” presents new data and facts about the economic importance of hydropower for Europe. An increase of up to 20 % ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Successful Dry Test At Appleton!

    Representatives of Troy-Ontor, Integrity Electric and Valley Sales & Equipment joined the staff of Gedawin Novo Controls at Appleton, Ontario on August 17th, 2016.  The purpose of the day was to conduct a dry test of the automated gate system. The system worked as planned and there were no issues!  The Appleton Sluice Gate Retrofit project undertaken by Gedawin Novo Controls is ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • Refurbishment and Repair of rotating field poles

    Jay Industrial Repair is currently in begining stages of repair and refurbishment of 112 rotating field poles from a 19MW, 54 RPM hydro turbine generator. Removal of old insulation and intense cleaning nof the coil work will be conducted at our medium voltage and rotor repair faacility, Precision Coil and Rotor in Birmingham, Al. When the coils are ready to be re-insulated and repaired we will ...


    By Jay Industrial Repair, Inc

  • Dangote Group’s Joseph Makoju, Akon Lighting Africa and the AfDB big winners at West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos

    Joseph Makoju, Honorary Advisor for the Dangote Group, was honoured with the  Lifetime Achievement Regional Award during the sold-out gala dinner at the West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos on Tuesday evening. Akon Lighting Africa scored a double nod of approval from the industry with two awards, namely Best Renewable Energy Project and CSR Initiative of the Year. The ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Global Hydro Power Market Update April 2015

    Hydropower is receiving strong support from governments around the world through favorable policies and incentives. The global market continued to grow in 2014 with the addition of nearly 34 Gigawatts (GW) of capacity, resulting in year-on-year growth of 3.1%. By 2025, a 10% increase in large hydro capacity is expected in the Asia-Pacific region due to the availability of several untapped ...


  • Hydropower in Sweden Research Report, Market Outlook to 2025

    Hydropower in Sweden, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles Summary " ...


  • EPA honors 2014 Green Power Leaders

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented its annual Green Power Leadership Awards to 23 businesses and organizations for their efforts to significantly advance the green power market by using electricity from renewable energy including solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, and low-impact hydroelectric sources. “By using green power, these businesses and organizations are ...

  • Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications for Low-Head Hydropower Turbines and MHK Monitoring Systems

    The Energy Department began accepting applications on November 24 for its FY 2015 Phase 1 grant topics, including two Water Power Program topics, under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Under this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Aurecon appointed EPCM role for Stortemelk hydropower plant

    The project has been developed by NuPlanet (a member of the REH group), which was also appointed to manage the project under a Management Service Agreement. “This project was made possible by the ongoing relationship between ourselves and Aurecon,” NuPlanet managing director Anton-Louis Olivier said.  Having been involved in the project since ...

  • New report identifies $1.6 trillion market opportunity for small clean technology businesses in developing countries

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries can generate significant growth and create jobs by seizing a potential $1.6 trillion market opportunity in clean technology. Latin America and Africa are among the largest markets for SMEs in clean technology with potential market sizes of $349 billion and $235 billion respectively. SMEs are key drivers of job creation. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Energy Department Announces $5 Million to Develop Clean Energy Projects at Federal Facilities

    The Energy Department today announced $5 million in funding for nine projects that will advance the development of combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energy technologies at facilities across the federal government and help meet energy efficiency, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction goals. As the nation’s largest single user of energy, the federal government is leading by ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Renewable Energy to Power 25 Percent of Electricity in the Americas

    The next decade and a half will see renewable energy raise its share of electricity generation capacity in the Americas from 7% in 2012, to 28% in 2030 (excluding the contribution of hydroelectric power), while the share of coal-fired capacity falls from 21% to 9%, according to a major report from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The report, BNEF 2030 Market Outlook, forecasts that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPF Energy at Hidroenergia 2014

    EPF Energy takes part in Hidroenergia 2014, a focus event for the small bydro sector and orga­nized by the Euro­pean Small Hydropower Asso­ci­a­tion (ESHA) since 1989. EPF Energy will be present with its own stand and our technical-commercial staff will be on hand to provide information on technologies and solutions for small hydropowe plants. The Fair provides a rich ...


    By EPF Energy S.r.l.

  • Energy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Support Next-Generation Advanced Hydropower Manufacturing

    The Energy Department today announced $4.4 million to support the application of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques to the development of next-generation hydropower technologies. Significant advancements in manufacturing over the past decade, such as the use of advanced materials, computer-aided design, and additive manufacturing technologies, have the potential to boost the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Hydropower Market Expected to Reach 1,524 GW by 2020 - Industry Size,Outlook,Analysis And Forecast

    The global installed capacity for hydropower is expected to reach 1,524 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Cost advantages of hydropower based electricity generation and the substitution of fossil fuel based power production in an attempt to reduce carbon emission is expected to ...


  • Global Market Report On Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020 " to ...


  • 2013 Hydropower Market (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) 2020 Forecasts

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update – Global Capacity, Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020" new market research report to its store. “Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update – Global Capacity, Market Size, Competitive Landscape, ...


  • EPA honors Sterling Planet in Atlanta, Ga. for Green Power Leadership in the Southeast

    Sterling Planet in Atlanta, Ga. is among 21 Green Power Partners awarded Green Power Leadership Awards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable electricity market. Sterling Planet received the award in the Green Power Suppliers of the Year category. Founded in 2000, Sterling Planet was the first company to offer renewable energy ...

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