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  • The UK and Kenya have agreed to fast-track six projects worth KES500 billion (US$4.1 billion) to accelerate the flow of climate finance into Kenya, after a meeting by the UK Prime Minister and Kenya’s ...
  • GE Renewable Energy signed a contract with the Turlock Irrigation District (TID) to modernize the powerhouse of the 203 MW Don Pedro hydropower plant in California, which is jointly owned by TID and M ...
  • The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced an opportunity for hydropower developers and other stakeholders to receive technical assistance to advance hy ...
  • EDP divesting some hydro in Brazil to increase solar portfolio

    November 08, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    EDP Brazil said it believes in a future with more solar energy in its portfolio, in addition to more investments in distribution and transmission, so the company will invest BRL$6 billion (US$1.2 bill ...
  • What is speed droop in the governor system?

    November 10, 2022 Gerald Runyan
    You will hear a different answer to this question from each person you ask at a hydroelectric installation. It is a hard concept to understand but is an essential part of the hydro governor control sy ...
  • The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) published its Monthly Energy Bulletin for August 2022, showing an increase of more than 13% in the supply of hydroelectric energy compared with 2021...
  • Our November HYDRO+ free virtual training program covers the topic of the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act in the U.S. and how it can boost the hydropower industry...
  • This week, hydropower industry experts from around the world met, in person and virtually, to guide the expansive educational program that will be offered for HYDROVISION International 2023...
  • The 9.1 MW Akhalkalaki small hydropower plant in Georgia, partly owned by Iceland’s Landsvirkjun, has commenced operations after an inauguration ceremony on Nov. 5...
  • ENEL announces priority projects to reinforce hydroelectric capacity

    November 14, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    Nicaragua’s state power company Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad (ENEL) said it is looking to secure external financing to help carry out “priority” projects designed to shore up its hydroelectric ...
  • The U.S. Department of Energy is making nearly $350 million available for emerging long-duration energy storage (LDES) demonstration projects capable of delivering electricity for 10 to 24 hours or lo ...
  • Hungry Horse Dam Power Plant modernization work continues

    November 08, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    As part of the modernization work under way at the 428 MW powerhouse at Hungry Horse Dam, the Bureau of Reclamation has contracted with BCI Construction USA Inc. to demolish the gantry crane on top of ...
  • Chelan County PUD commissioners reviewed a preliminary budget for 2023 that “delivers on a bold capital project plan with higher-than-forecasted revenue” from a strong market for its hydropower produc ...
  • Nicaragua’s state power company Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad (ENEL) said it is looking to secure external financing to help carry out “priority” projects designed to shore up its hydroelectric ...
  • Oscilla Power’s Triton grid-scale ocean wave energy converter (WEC) was named one of TIME’s Best Inventions for 2022. Estimates are that the total marine energy resource in the U.S. is about 2,300 TWh ...
  • The rainfall model engineers use to design critical infrastructure such as large dams needs to be updated to take into account climate change, according to research from scientists at the University o ...
  • Our October HYDRO+ free virtual training program covers the topic of drought in the U.S. and how hydroelectric project owners are dealing with the situation...
  • Rye Development advances Lewis Ridge pumped storage project

    October 25, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    Rye Development filed both its pre-application document (PAD) and notice of intent to file a license application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the Lewis Ridge Closed Loop Pump ...
  • FirstLight Power to build battery energy storage at Tunnel Hydro

    October 12, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    FirstLight Power said it plans to retire its Tunnel Jet fossil fuel generation facility and replace it with a 17 MW battery energy storage system at its 2.1 MW Tunnel Hydro facility...
  • Hydroelectric plants win share of latest Brazil energy auction

    October 17, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    The A-5 auction for new energy, held by Brazil’s electric power regulator Aneel and power trading chamber CCEE, attracted BRL2.95 billion ($560 million) in investments for the construction of 22 gener ...

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