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  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico

    Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico  This research report on Hydropower Energy presents an in-depth analysis of the development, applications, products, manufacturers, and trends in the development of the hydropower resources in the ...


  • Global Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage) Market to 2020 New Market Report Published

    Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage)  Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020"" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the hydropower industry. To Buy The Copy Of This Report Visit: ...


  • Research Report on the Global Small Hydropower Industry - Market Share,Size,Trends And Analysis Report

    Small hydropower gives a higher return on investment due to the low capital investment and operational and maintenance costs. Small hydropower plants are easier to construct as the designs are simpler and hence the costs are lower as well. China is the largest market for small hydropower in the world. The small hydropower market in China is driven by rural electrification programs of the Chinese ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • New developments in hydropower can supercharge Obama’s green jobs plan

    The goals of the President’s Green Jobs Plan are to create five million new jobs, repower America, slow global climate change and free America from dependence on imported oil. Now Bourne Energy has developed a series of renewable energy technologies based on hydropower, that will speed up the transition.  Hydropower is already the nation’s oldest and largest renewable energy source. It ...


    By Bourne Energy

  • Departments of Energy and Interior award nearly $17 million for advanced hydropower technologies

    U.S. Department Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced nearly $17 million in funding over the next three years for research and development projects to advance hydropower technology. Sixteen projects in 11 states were selected through a competitive grant process for their ability to contribute to the development of innovative ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ADB to help India`s Himachal Pradesh become `hydropower state` via multi-tranche loan

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping Himachal Pradesh become India’s “hydropower state” through an $800 million multi-tranche financing facility. The eight-year loan package will help finance the construction of several run-of-river hydropower generating plants that will bring in combined capacity of 808 megawatts (MW) for the small mountainous state. Himachal Pradesh has abundant water ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • W2 Energy Completes Construction of WaterHelix

    W2 Energy, Inc., (OTC: WTWO) a developer of green energy, is pleased to announce it has completed construction of the WaterHelix (www.waterhelix.com) hydrokinetic power head. On November 1, 2010, W2 Energy purchased pending patents 12/508,990 and 12/696,631, representing designs for a new hydrokinetic power system. This purchase ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • Energy Department Awards $6.5 Million to Advance Low Environmental Impact Hydropower Technologies

    Today, the Energy Department announced seven organizations selected to receive $6.5 million to advance the manufacturing and installation of low environmental impact hydropower technologies. The projects will address three technical areas: rapidly deployable civil works technologies, innovative methods and materials for hydropower construction, and powertrain components. While hydropower already ...


    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 ...


  • Departments of energy and interior announce $26.6 million in funding to develop advanced hydropower technologies

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced $26.6 million in funding for research and development projects to advance hydropower technology, including pumped storage hydropower. This funding is focused on development of innovative technologies that can produce power more efficiently, reduce costs and increase sustainable ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Greg Barker confirms way forward for small scale renewable electricity under government scheme

    Businesses will still be able to get support for small scale renewable technologies under the Government’s Renewables Obligation (RO), Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker confirmed today. Government had suggested looking at excluding new small scale solar, anaerobic digestion, onshore wind and hydro power installations of between 50kW and 5MW from the RO from 1 April 2013 as part ...

  • Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    The Hydroelectric Power Plant Construction industry has stalled over the five years to 2013. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Radia Amari, “Different factors, including declining demand for hydroelectric power, rising awareness of the environmental impact of hydroelectric power plants and drought ...


    By PRWeb

  • Alstom Hydro to equip Santo Antonio plant in Brazil to support the country’s power generation needs

    Alstom Hydro has been awarded a major contract, valued approximately 500 million euros, for the supply of electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical equipment for the Santo Antonio hydropower plant in Brazil. The contract was signed with Construtora Norberto Odebrecht, the EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) consortium leader of the the Santo Antonio plant. The plant is scheduled to start ...


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