Brazil Oil Major Buying Renewable Energy Assets

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2024 15:08:01 +0000

Renewable energy in Brazil will get a boost after the chief executive of Petrobras, the country’s state-run oil giant, said the company will begin buying solar power and onshore wind […]

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The Big Picture: A U.S. Hydropower Profile (Infographic)

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2023 18:14:05 +0000

The U.S. conventional hydropower fleet includes 2,252 hydropower plants with a total generating capacity of 80.58 GW, which produced 6.2% of the country’s electricity in 2022 and nearly 30% of all […]

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POWER Digest [December 2023]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2023 00:00:00 +0000

Kenya Set to Expand Hydropower Project. Kenya Electricity Generating Co. (KenGen) said it received approval from government officials to move forward with the Gogo hydropower redevelopment project. The Gogo

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Cambodia Cancels Coal Plant in Favor of Gas-Fired Facility

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2023 21:27:42 +0000

A Cambodian energy official said the country no longer plans to build a coal-fired power plant along the nation’s southwest coast, and will instead move forward with a natural gas-fired […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Hydropower

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2023 15:40:15 +0000

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For many years, the National Hydropower Association has designated August 24 as National Hydropower Day in the U.S. In honor of the occasion, POWER is highlighting a variety of things […]

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Major 2-GW Hydropower Station in Angola Now Fully Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2023 17:39:56 +0000

Officials in Angola announced that the Laúca hydroelectric power station is now fully operational, with Austrian company Andritz wrapping construction of the final 70-MW environmental flow power station at the […]

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Hydropower Horizons: Pioneering a Pelton Turbine Breakthrough

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 04:23:18 +0000

Voith Hydro in 2022 replaced four vertical Pelton turbines at Verbund’s 75-year-old 326-GWh Gerlos 1 pumped storage facility in Austria with a first-of-its-kind horizontal six-nozzle Pelton turbine

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Accelerating Sustainable Hydropower Development Around the World

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2023 04:21:55 +0000

The hydropower industry has placed a keen focus on sustainability in recent years. “The San José Declaration on Sustainable Hydropower,” a landmark declaration issued on Sept. 24, 2021, by the hydropower

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Hydropower Plant in Norway Partly Collapses Due to Floods

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2023 17:25:45 +0000

Record-high river levels stemming from Storm Hans, a storm that battered southern Norway this week, have partially destroyed a dam on the Glåma River and inundated Hafslund Eco’s Braskereidfoss hydroelectric […]

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Integration of Hydropower and Hydrogen Gains Momentum

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2023 04:11:00 +0000

In May, U.S. national laboratories Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) partnered with regulated utility Idaho Power to determine the viability of integrating

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