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  • Lower hydropower generation for verbund

    The water supply from Austrian rivers, which was well below average was of particular detriment to the 2010 half-year results of the hydropower division of Verbund, Austria. The hydro coefficient lay at 0.92 in the first half of 2010 and was therefore 8% below the long term average and 15% below the value recorded in the previous year. Thanks to the acquisition of the Bavarian power plants on the ...

  • ORNL scientists generate landmark DOE hydropower report

    For the first time, industry and policymakers have a comprehensive report detailing the U.S. hydropower fleet’s 2,198 plants that provide about 7 percent of the nation’s electricity. The 98-page report by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers Rocio Uria-Martinez, Patrick O’Connor and Megan Johnson is a resource that describes key features of ...

  • NIB to finance the new Búðarháls hydropower plant in Iceland

    NIB will provide a loan for Landsvirkjun to finance a new hydropower project in Búðarháls, southern Iceland. The 16-year maturity loan totalling USD 70 million (EUR 52.5 million) will help build the new hydropower plant expected to produce 585 GWh of electricity ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Hydropower Market in US

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in the United States (US), Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, ...


  • Global Small Hydropower Industry

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Small Hydropower Industry" to its huge collection of research reports. Small hydropower gives a higher return on investment due to the low capital investment and operational and maintenance costs. Small hydropower plants are ...


  • Global Hydropower Industry

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Hydropower Industry" to its huge collection of research reports. Hydropower remains the most widely used renewable resource for clean power generation across the globe, due in part to its power generation flexibility, a major advantage it has over other technologies. It helps to maintain grid ...


  • Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2020 - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulation

    "Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the hydro power market. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global ...


  • Use and capacity of global hydropower increases

    Global use of hydropower increased more than 5 percent between 2009 and 2010, according to new research published by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online publication. Hydropower use reached a record 3,427 terawatt-hours, or about 16.1 percent of global electricity consumption, by the end of 2010, continuing the rapid rate of increase experienced between 2003 and 2009. The cost of ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Powerhouse to aid salmon, boost hydropower

    Puget Sound Energy has begun constructing a new powerhouse on northwest Washington's Baker River to aid salmon runs while boosting the utility's output of renewable hydroelectricity. The 30-megawatt power plant is the latest in a series of major fish-enhancement initiatives undertaken by PSE as part of its 50-year federal operating license for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project. Among other ...

  • Small hydropower deserves more support

    With the right support, small-scale hydropower could be a cheap and clean fuel for development, says energy advisor Teodoro Sanchez. During the past three decades, hydropower plants have been criticised for their environmental impact. But although large-scale plants have impacts, small hydro systems have no need for large dams, roads and other major infrastructure. In fact, most such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Sweco wins two new hydropower contracts

    In a short span of time Sweco has been awarded two new hydropower contracts worth a total of nearly EUR 3.5 million. A large share of Sweden’s hydropower generating capacity was built in the first half of the 1900s and today the facilities are urgent need of rehabilitation and upgrading in order to maintain their production capacity and increase their output. “Sweco’s engineers ...


    By Sweco

  • Is Canadian hydropower the solution to Northeast’s high energy prices?

    Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec’s rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation’s highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely. In review or under construction are five large-scale hydropower ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ANDRITZ to equip two hydropower stations in East Asia

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received contracts from Vietnam and South Korea to supply electromechanical equipment for hydropower stations with a total value of around 65 million euros. VNECO Hoi Xuan Investment and Electricity Construction has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO an order for the design, delivery, installation, and commissioning of three bulb turbines and ...

  • IEA offers roadmap for doubling global hydropower by 2050

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) and Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy have published a report laying out a roadmap for doubling global hydroelectricity production by 2050. According to IEA, the achievement of such hydro production levels could prevent up to three billion tons of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel plants. By 2050, a doubling in hydroelectric production would imply ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NIB finances new hydropower station in Greenland

    NIB has provided a EUR 33.5 million (DKK 250 million) loan to the Greenland Self Rule Government to finance the construction of a new hydropower station near Sisimiut, on the western coast of Greenland.   The 15-year-maturity loan will help finance the construction of the new hydropower plant, which was officially opened in April 2010. The plant is expected ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • ABB wins US$120m hydropower order in Switzerland

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $120 million from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG (KLL) related to the construction of a new hydropower plant and energy-storage facility in eastern Switzerland. The order was booked in the third quarter. The Linth-Limmern high–capacity, pumped-storage hydropower station will be installed in an underground cavern in the ...


    By ABB

  • NIB finances hydropower loan programme in Norway

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Norwegian Sparebanken Vest have signed a loan totalling NOK 500 million (EUR 64.4 million) for a loan programme aimed at small, local hydropower plants. The 10-year-maturity loan will be used for financing Sparebanken Vest's new loan programme for new hydropower projects and upgrading existing hydropower plants. The loan ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Turkey, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power

    Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Turkey, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Report Summary Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) ...


  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power

    Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Ukraine, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Ukraine, Market Outlook ...


  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Switzerland, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, P

    Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Switzerland, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles  Hydropower (Large and Small Hydro, and Pumped Storage) in Switzerland, Market Outlook to 2020, ...


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