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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • India’s NHPC reports 12% profit jump for half-year

    November 15, 2022 Elizabeth Ingram
    NHPC Limited in India has reported a 12% jump in standalone net profit for the half-year that ended Sept. 30, 2022...
  • 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 ...
  • Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have released a detailed study outlining 1,500 additional locations across the country that could be used to build pumped hydro energy storage ...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Keitel named president and CEO of Voith Hydro

    October 31, 2022 Elizabeth Ingram
    Dr. Tobias Keitel will be appointed president and chief executive officer of Voith Hydro and a member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group effective Nov. 1, 2022...
  • Interior Department acts to protect Colorado River system

    October 31, 2022 hydroreviewcontentdirectors
    To address the ongoing drought crisis, the Department of the Interior has announced expedited steps to prepare new measures that, based on current and projected hydrologic conditions, are needed to im ...
  • The government of Meghalaya State in India and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO) have signed a memorandum of agreement for the development of two hydroelectric projects with a tot ...

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