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  • ANDRITZ to equip new hydropower station in Pakistan

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Daelim Lotte Joint Venture to supply the electromechanical equipment, hydraulic steel structures, penstocks, and control systems for the Gulpur hydropower station, Pakistan. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2019. The order value amounts to approximately 65 million euros. ANDRITZ HYDRO is to ...

  • ANDRITZ to modernize three hydropower stations in Latin America

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, will equip three hydropower stations in Brazil and Nicaragua with new technologies and carry out extensive modernization work there. The aggregate order value amounts to approximately 70 million euros. COPEL (Companhia Paranaense de Energia), Brazil, ordered modernization of the Governor Bento Munhoz da Rocha Netto hydropower plant ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • On the future of hydropower engineering

    The 2nd conference on Hydropower in Poland, “Today and tomorrow of Hydropower in Poland and European Union” during the second edition of International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency RENEXPO Poland, 17-18 October 2012, Expocentre EXPO XXI in Warsaw. Water has always played an important part in people’s lives, deciding on the formation of population ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • Deforestation dries up dams threatening hydropower

    Deforestation may lead to electricity shortages in tropical rainforest regions that rely heavily on hydropower, as fewer trees mean less rainfall for hydropower generation, a study shows. For example, if deforestation continues, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • First emission reduction purchase agreement will boost expansion of hydropower - EIB

    On 18 August 2008, Ani Hydro Corporation OJSC and Stichting Carbon Purchase Intermediary (CPI) signed an emission reduction purchase agreement (ERPA) for the sale and purchase of certified emission reductions to be generated by the Jradzor Small Hydroelectric Project in Akhuryan in western Armenia. Stichting CPI is the special purpose vehicle created to acquire carbon credits for the participants ...

  • ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electromechanical equipment for the Shongtong Karchham hydropower plant, India

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. to supply the complete electromechanical equipment for the new Shongtong Karchham hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh, India. Commissioning is scheduled for 2019. The plant will have a total output of 450 megawatts and provide clean and renewable energy for approximately 800,000 Indian ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • New Research Report on Chinese Hydropower Industry 2011-2012

    By the end of 2010, Chinese installed capacity of hydropower had reached 213 million kilowatts, scale of newly-added approved hydropower stations had been 13.22 million kilowatts, and those stations under construction had owned the scale of 77 million kilowatts.   Chinese hydropower industry has a simple industry chain, i.e., the hydropower equipment manufacturing, the hydropower ...


  • Black & Veatch professionals to share hydropower solutions at Waterpower Xvi Conference

    Black & Veatch hydropower and hydraulic structures experts will share their knowledge and proven solutions at the Waterpower XVI conference July 27-30 in Spokane, Wash. “Interest in hydropower has surged with the worldwide focus on renewable energy,” said Dan McCarthy, President and CEO of Black & Veatch’s global water business. “Hydropower projects are truly sustainable. In addition to ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • ReportsnReports - Ukraine Small and Mini Hydropower Market Analysis and Forecast to 2015

    Ukraine Small and Mini Hydropower Market Analysis and Forecast to 2015  GlobalData's "Ukraine Small and Mini Hydropower Market Analysis and Forecast to 2015" report gives an in-depth analysis of Ukraine Small Hydro power market and provides forecasts up to 2015. This ...


  • Alstom wins fourth hydropower contract in Bhutan, supporting the country’s growing energy demand

    Alstom, in consortium with ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH, has been awarded a contract by Dagachhu Hydro Power Corporation Limited (DHPC)* to supply key electromechanical equipment to a new hydropower station in Bhutan. The contract for the delivery of electromechanical equipment as well as the respective loan agreement was signed at the Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs in Vienna on ...


  • 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

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