The 14.7MW Kaptis run-of-river hydropower project developer, Tembo Power, has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Metier, a private equity fund manager, together with its partner WK Construction.
Montenegro’s power utility EPCG has announced that it will enter talks with the German state-owned development bank KfW to help fund expansion of the Pericica hydropower plant.
GE Renewable Energy has signed a contract with Angat Hydropower Corporation to rehabilitate the 218MW Angat hydropower plant in the Philippines.
The first power generation unit of the second phase of the Nam Ou River Cascade Hydropower Project started operation on 26 December.
ABB has announced that its digital solutions and energy services business has won a $2.5 million contract to upgrade Copel’s Governador José Richa hydropower plant.
Reza Ardakanian, Energy Minister for Iran, has announced that 10 new major dams will be inaugurated in nine provinces across the country by March 2020.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has announced that it will invest $1.1 billion in a modernisation programme at the Niagara Power Project, the state’s largest producer of electricity.
Emrgy Inc, which develops modular turbines to harness water power as a distributed energy sources, has signed an agreement with GE Renewable Energy about Emrgy’s Micro Hydrokinetic technology.
Statkraft has announced that it will start construction of the 51.6 MW Los Lagos hydropower plant in Chile in August 2019.
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has said that the recent wave of power cuts being experienced across the country are the result of reduced generation capacity at Kariba Hydropower Plant.