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  • Surge in UK hydropower schemes

    The number of small-scale hydropower schemes to generate energy from rivers in England and Wales has surged in the last decade, according to figures from the Environment Agency. The number of new licences issued by the Government agency for hydropower schemes has increased by a factor of six since 2000. Thirty-one new licences for ...

  • Hydropower illuminates a piece of history

    Hydropower is making its return to one of the UK’s grand houses, which almost 140 years ago pioneered the use of water to provide electricity. A modern version of an ancient device, the Archimedes screw, has been installed at the Cragside mansion, in north-east England, to harness the power of a stream in the grounds and provide lighting for the house − which in 1878 became the first ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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 ...


  • Vermont streamlines hydropower permitting process

    The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is seeking to increase renewable energy in the state by jumpstarting small hydro projects. The agency now is working more closely with developers so they understand the feasibility of their sites and the permits that will be required to enable their projects. Vermont is the only state in the New England region that conducts 'prefeasibility assessments' to ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • ANDRITZ to supply water turbines and generators for the new hydropower plant on the River Mur in Grazd

    International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Energie Steiermark to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the new hydropower plant to be built in the Puntigam district of Graz. Commissioning is planned for the first half of 2019. ANDRITZ HYDRO will supply two bulb turbines (capacity: 2 x 9 MW) with a runner diameter of 3,600 mm each, including speed controllers as well ...


    By ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest

  • 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 ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Commissioning of Large Hydropower Projects in Latin America Fuels Demand for Large Hydro Turbines

    The large hydro turbine (LHT) market in Latin America is all set to soar on the back of economic growth in developing countries and use of the hitherto untapped resources of tropical and subtropical rivers. The biggest push for the LHT market will come from Brazil's concerted energy planning and the ongoing construction of large hydropower projects aimed at sustaining the economic and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Energy Department Announces $4.4 Million to Advance Hydropower Manufacturing

    The Energy Department today announced a total of $4.4 million for two projects in Michigan and Pennsylvania to support the use of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques in the development of new “low-head” hydropower technologies. The United States has major opportunities across the country to add new ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ANDRITZ receives two orders for hydropower plants in Norway and DR Congo

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Eidsiva Vannkraft AS to supply electromechanical equipment for the new Nedre Otta hydropower plant in Norway and from the Government utility SNEL (Société Nationale d’Électricité) for rehabilitation of the existing Mwadingusha hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of ...


    By ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest

  • New Study On 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 alternative energy research analyzes the growth and evolution of the Ukraine Small Hydro power market up to 2009 and gives historical and forecast ...


  • ANDRITZ to supply electromechanical equipment for the Nam Theun 1 hydropower project in Laos

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from the Phonesack Group Limited to supply electromechanical equipment for the Nam Theun 1 hydropower project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The scope of supply comprises design, manufacturing and the supply of the complete electromechanical equipment, including three vertical Francis ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Energy Department to Fund R&D to Advance Low-Impact Hydropower Technologies

    The Energy Department today announced $7 million in funding for the research and development of innovative technologies for low-impact hydropower systems. This funding will help advance hydropower drivetrains, which transfer rotational energy from turbines to generators, and structural foundations that will minimize environmental impacts and reduce the lifetime costs associated with operating and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Alstom Hydro wins new contract in Ecuador’s hydropower market

    Alstom Hydro* has signed a contract with Electro Generadora del Austro (Elecaustro) to provide key equipment to the new Ocaña hydropower plant in Ecuador. The plant is to be located in Ecuador’s southwestern province of Cañar. Under the terms and conditions of this contract, worth almost €9 million, Alstom Hydro will supply two turbine/generator units to the new plant. ...


    By Alstom Hydro

  • Alstom Hydro strengthens its leadership of Brazil’s hydropower industry

    Alstom Hydro, Brazilian industry leader with a 35% share in the country’s hydropower market, has won a contract of over €300 million to supply part of the equipment for the Jirau hydropower plant, including Bulb turbines and generators. Located 135 km from the city of Porto Velho in northern Brazil, the Jirau hydropower plant will generate up to 3,300 MW and will start in operation in 2012. ...


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