GE Vernova’s Hydropower business has announced that it has been selected by Manitoba Hydro to replace the Kaplan runner at Unit 4 of the 479 MW Grand Rapids Generating Station located on Saskatchewan River in Manitoba, Canada.
The Scottish Government has formally approved Drax Group’s plans to build a £500 million underground pumped storage hydropower plant at its existing Cruachan facility in Argyll, Scotland.
Pakistan’s 969 MW Neelum Jhelum (NJ) hydropower plant is scheduled to resume power generation at the end of July as restoration work on the tail race tunnel nears completion.
ZESA Holdings has announced it is limiting its use of power from the Kariba South Bank Hydropower Plant in order to manage its water allocation from the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA).
The first phase of the world’s largest hydro-solar power plant, which is also the world’s highest power station of its kind, entered full operation in Sichuan Province in southwest China on June 25.
Because the available water behind the Koyana dam in the Satara district of western Maharashtra is at a low level, the fourth phase of the 1000 MW power generation facility has been shut down.
India will add 3100 MW hydropower generation capacity, built at a cost of $5.5 billion, this fiscal year, expanding the current installed capacity of 46.85 GW by 6.6 per cent.
Vattenfall has announced plans to build new hydropower units in four Swedish locations that are already home to hydropower plants.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), the French Development Agency (AFD), and the EU have agreed to provide $300 million to the government of Tanzania to build the 87.8 MW Kakono hydropower plant.
South Africa’s Eskom returned two hydropower plants to Uganda’s government after Ugandan authorities declined to renew its licence.