hydroelectric generating station News

  • Hydroelectric turbines of the future

    As a partner of the main plant operators and manufacturers in the world, PXL SEALS has chosen to organise a work group dedicated to sealing and guiding systems within PSPC Innov’Hydro (Structuring Project connected to the Competitiveness Hub). This project specifically brings together GE Renewable (former Alstom Hydro), EDF and other competent players in the hydroelectric sector. ...


    By PXL Industries

  • Environmental assessment for lower churchill hydroelectric project submitted

    The environmental assessment of the Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project has been submitted to the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The report follows a review of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) prepared by the proponent, Nalcor Energy, and a 30-day public hearing held from March 3, 2011 to April 15, 2011. Nalcor Energy proposes to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Brookfield Renewable Completes Acquisition of 378 MW Hydroelectric Portfolio

    Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. (TSX: BEP.UN) ("Brookfield Renewable") and its institutional partners have completed the previously announced acquisition of a 378 MW hydroelectric portfolio from Alcoa Power Generating Inc. The portfolio consists of four generating stations on the Little Tennessee and Cheoah Rivers in eastern Tennessee and western North ...


    By Marketwire

  • Eaton Leads Electrical Modernization at Green Mountain Power Hydroelectric Facility in Vermont

    Power management company Eaton today announced it is helping Green Mountain Power (GMP) modernize, upgrade and automate the electrical system at its Proctor, Vermont hydroelectric plant. Under the contract, Eaton will update the plant’s power and control systems – allowing GMP to reduce costs, enhance reliability and manage the facility remotely. The project supports Green Mountain ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • National chief supports calls for full review of BC hydroelectric dam

    Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today expressed support for First Nations working to raise awareness of the implications of hydro-electric dam development in British Columbia (B.C.), including calls for a full review for the forthcoming environmental assessment of the Site C project on the Peace River. "We strongly support First Nations in upholding their ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Brookfield Renewable Acquires 351 MW Portfolio of 19 Hydroelectric Facilities in New England

    All amounts in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. (TSX: BEP.UN) ("Brookfield Renewable") today announced an agreement to acquire a portfolio of 19 hydroelectric generating stations in Maine from a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC for a total enterprise value of approximately $760 million, subject to typical closing adjustments. The ...


    By Marketwire

  • Panama's Energy Firms Plan 720 Megawatts of Hydroelectric Power, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources Latin America (Cordoba, Argentina) -- Panama plans to increase installed capacity of hydroelectric power generation by 720 megawatts (MW) with 30 new hydropower plants. Seventeen of these projects ...


    By Marketwire

  • Plutonic Power & GE submit bids for more than US$4bn in hydroelectric projects

    Plutonic Power Corporation (PCC: TSX) joined with GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), in submitting two bids for hydroelectric power projects costing more than $4 billion, which would be Canada’s largest single private sector hydroelectric generation investment. The submissions into BC Hydro’s 2008 Clean Power Call outline the development of approximately 1,200 megawatts of ...


    By General Electric

  • ANDRITZ to supply electromechanical equipment for the Srinagarind hydropower station, Thailand

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, a part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to supply electromechanical equipment for the Srinagarind hydropower plant, Thailand. Commercial operations are scheduled to begin mid-2019. This rehabilitation order includes the supply of three vertical Francis runners, including model test, ...

  • Biofuels to Electrify Mobile Phone Base Stations in Rural India

    The use of mobile phones is burgeoning in India. However, this is not true for every Indian city as outside the chief cities, mobile coverage is dispersed, as there is not even dependable amount of electricity in most of the parts. A major part of India comes under rural segment. This rural India is either devoid of electricity connections or has a shortage of power supply that is likely to ...


    By RNCOS

  • Oconee Nuclear Station Projects Honored with Three Awards by the Nuclear Energy Institute

     Duke Energy's Oconee Nuclear Station has received the Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) prestigious "Best of the Best" Award for the first digital upgrade of a nuclear safety-related system in the U.S. The award was presented during NEI's Nuclear Energy Assembly on May 23, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C. ...


    By Duke Energy

  • Accident kills seven at one of the world`s largest hydropower stations

    Two water ducts appear to have collapsed in Russia's largest hydro-electricity station killing seven workers and hitting the area's industry. The Sayano-Shushenskaya power station in Siberia, which on power generation is the world's fourth largest station, water ducts three and four collapsed, flooding part of the station. The Russian government believes another 11 workers were also injured ...

  • Eaton Helps New Hampshire’s Largest Electric Utility Optimize Power Generation

    Power management company Eaton today announced it provided Public Service of New Hampshire with engineering services and power distribution equipment for an electrical equipment replacement at its Amoskeag hydroelectric station. The project will support reliable power generation at the facility and coincided with planned system maintenance to minimize downtime. The station is located on the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • ReportsnReports - High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Converter Stations Market - Size, Share Report with Competitive Landscape Analysis to 2020

    Global HVDC Converter Station Market Expected to Have Substantial Growth The HVDC converter station market is expected to show considerable growth in the future, as the global demand for electricity is expected to rise. With rising electricity demand in Asia-Pacific countries, the need to transmit electricity over long distances with fewer transmission losses has increased. The share ...


  • North America industrial wastewater series—Power generation industry

    Equipment for Cooling Tower, Boiler Blowdown, and FGD Purge Streams to Optimize Water Use The power generation industry is the most water-intensive industry in North America. The droughts that some US states have faced present critical challenges for this industry. Facilities must now consider ways of lowering water consumption while ensuring that wastewater meets EPA regulations. This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Solar Power Generation in China Industry Research Report – Now Available from IBISWorld

    The young Solar Power Generation industry in China has been developing rapidly. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue has been rising at an annualized rate of 195.8% over the five years through 2013 to total $1.6 billion. Rising household demand for electricity in China has led to several power supply ...


    By IBISWorld

  • Green light for hydro scheme in Scotland

    RWE Innogy is delighted that The Highland Council has given planning consent for the up to 9 megawatts (MW) River Pattack hydroelectric scheme located on the south side of Loch Laggan, 10 km north west of Dalwhinnie. Unlike a run-of-river hydro scheme, which is dependent on the water that is currently available in the river to generate electricity, River Pattack is a storage scheme. This means ...


    By RWE AG

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Enlists Eaton to Lead Electrical Modernization at Philpott Dam Hydropower Facility in Virginia

    Power management company Eaton today announced a $5.4 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, to lead a life extension and electrical modernization project at Philpott Dam in Bassett, Virginia. The agreement includes the design, manufacturing, delivery, installation and commissioning of electrical powerhouse distribution and control systems, as well as ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • EIB lends EUR 135m for Turkish hydro-power project

    The European Investment Bank, the European Union’s long-term financing arm, is to lend EUR 135 million to support the construction of eight hydroelectric power plants in South East Turkey by Enerjisa Enerji Üretim A.Ş., a 50/50 joint venture between Haci Őmer Sabanci Holding A.Ş and Österreichische Elektrizitätswirtschafts AG. The eight plants with an installed capacity of  ...

  • MENA Renewable Energy 2013

    A comprehensive review of trends and prospects in the renewable energy sector across the Middle East and North Africa region The Middle East this year enters a new era in which renewable energy will play a strategic role in delivering electric power to agriculture, industry and urban areas. Total renewable energy capacity will grow to more than 30,000MW by end of 2020 and total expected ...


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