The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has said that work to rehabilitate the Kariba Dam wall is scheduled to be completed at the end of January.
Enel has announced that it has formally acquired the entire share capital of ERG Hydro from ERG Power Generation, paying around €1250 million.
GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro Solutions has signed an O&M contract for the 210 MW Igarapava Hydroelectric Power Plant, located in Rio Grande in the Paraná River basin in Brazil.
Ethiopia has announced that its Grand Renaissance Dam will start generating 700 MW next year, boosting the country’s installed power generating capacity by 14 per cent.
Srikant Nagulapali, Energy Secretary of the state government of Andhra Pradesh has given approval to the Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGenco) to construct a pumped storage hydropower project (PSHP) at Upper Sileru.
CK Power, the power generation arm of CH Karnchang, is conducting a feasibility study into building a hydropower plant near Luang Prabang on the Mekong River in northern Laos.
The Andhra Pradesh energy department is planning to set up pumped hydropower storage projects in various districts in the Indian state.
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has said that it plans to import an additional 1200 MW from hydroelectric plants in Laos under a long-term power purchase contract.
China’s Baihetan Dam, the second largest hydropower facility in the world, has started generating electricity for the first time.
The Edward Hyatt Power Plant at Lake Oroville, California, USA may have to shut down for the first time in 50 years as water levels in the area continue to fall.