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Georgia’s 347.1MW hydropower plant receives loan of $723m
By CTBR Staff Writer
Plans for a hydropower plant got a fillip as the Georgian Co-Investment Fund (GCF) intends to provide a loan of $723m for the construction of the plant in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia.
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Alstom to upgrade pumped-storage power plant in Germany
By CTBR Staff Writer
Alstom has secured a contract from Vattenfall Europe Generation to upgrade a synchronous generator in the Markersbach pumped-storage power plant in Saxony, Germany.
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BlueTEC Texel to install second turbine at tidal energy platform
By CTBR Staff Writer
BlueTEC Texel Tidal partnership is planning to install the second Tocardo T2 turbine at the BlueTEC tidal energy platform to double the platform’s capacity to 400-500KW.
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Brookfield Renewable to acquire 292MW of hydroelectric projects for $860m
By CTBR Staff Writer
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners has agreed to acquire 292MW of hydroelectric portfolio in the US state of Pennsylvania from Talen Energy in a $860m deal.
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Disruptive small-scale hydropower technology makes its first commercial footsteps.
Despite the high output of small-scale hydropower projects (from 500w Pico up to 100kW Micro), they often fail to materialise because of site constraints such as water flow and height differential that render projects unfeasible. Many opportunities have been missed because conventional hydro does not operate efficiently with a fall of less than 3m.
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Report says renewables will have over 700GW of capacity by 2020
By CTBR Staff Writer
A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed that renewable energy will be the largest source of electricity growth in the next five years with 700GW of installed capacity.
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Cleveland Chapter of NAACP Announces Support for FirstEnergy's Electric Security Plan
The Cleveland Branch of the NAACP announced its formal support for Powering Ohio's Progress, the FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities' Electric Security Plan currently pending before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).
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Myanmar signs agreement with IFC to develop sustainable hydropower projects
The Myanmar Government has signed an agreement with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to advise on improving environmental and social risk management in hydropower projects.
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Voith powers Swedish hydroelectric plant with StreamDiver unit
By CTBR Staff Writer
Swedish utility Skelleftea Kraft and Voith have inaugurated the Bruksfors hydroelectric project in the country’s northeast, following the rehabilitation of the plant including the installation of a power unit.
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Statkraft opens 172MW Cheves hydropower plant in Peru
By CTBR Staff Writer
Statkraft has opened 172MW Cheves hydropower plant in Peru. This is the Norwegian firm's ninth power plant and consolidates its position as a leading power producer in the Latin American country with a renewable energy generation capacity of 2,500 GWh per year.
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Scotland has potential to lead the world in smart integrated energy systems
Vision, innovation and investment into a new, better integrated energy system will help Scotland meet carbon targets, create jobs and secure an international leadership position says a new report from the Carbon Trust. The report outlines a vision for Scotland to harness its abundant natural resources and world class technology innovation capabilities to develop a dynamic, smart, energy efficient energy system.
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Manitoba Hydro to sell 100MW of hydroelectric power to SaskPower
By CTBR Staff Writer
Canadian electric power and natural gas utility Manitoba Hydro will sell 100MW of hydroelectric power to electric utility SaskPower.
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Bombora Wave Power tests mid-scale wave energy device in Australia
By CTBR Staff Writer
Australian start up Bombora Wave Power is testing its mid-scale wave energy collector on Melville Water, section of the Swan River, in Perth.
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Salini Impregilo wins $575m EPC contract for Georgian hydroelectric project
By CTBR Staff Writer
Italian industrial company Salini Impregilo has secured a $575m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the development of a Nenskra hydroelectric project in Georgia.
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InvestBank acquires majority stake in 860MW hydroelectric projects in Nepal
By CTBR Staff Writer
Global investment bank InvestBank has acquired majority stake in two hydroelectric projects in Nepal.
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