The flow reduction in America’s Colorado River has left Lake Powell – the country’s second-largest reservoir – at just 23 per cent, its lowest level since it was filled in the 1960s.
All units of the 1.2 GW Jinzhai pumped storage hydropower plant in China have been successfully connected to the grid and have completed 15 days of trial operation.
The French Government will provide a €120 million loan for the development of the 128 MW Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project, located near Pattan, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has announced plans to help meet Kenya’s target of generating electricity from 100 per cent renewable sources by 2030.
Zambia’s electricity utility ZESCO has said that as a result of low levels of available water at the Kariba dam, it will be increasing load shedding to 12 hours daily until further notice.
The last generating unit on the Baihetan hydropower plant on the upstream branch of the Yangtze River has been connected to the grid.
GE Hydro Solutions has delivered the first two 300 MW pumped storage units to the Jinzhai hydropower plant in China.
The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has ordered the suspension until January of electricity Generation at the Kariba Dam, which supplies power to Zimbabwe until January due to water shortage.
The World Bank is financing a tender to equip state-owned hydroelectric power plants in Ukraine with battery energy storage systems (BESS), as the country’s power infrastructure is being battered by missiles from Russia.
HQI US Holding, a subsidiary of Hydro Québec of Canada, will acquire Great River Hydro for around $2 billion.