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  • Enel and ENAP Inaugurate South America`s First Geothermal Power Plant Cerro Pabellón

    Enel and ENAP inaugurated Cerro Pabellón, which is the first geothermal power plant in South America and the world's first large-scale facility of this kind to be built at 4,500 meters above sea level. The inauguration ceremony, which follows the start of operations at the second of the plant's two 24 MW-units, was opened by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and attended by Chile's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Prague to Welcome over 1400 Hydropower & Dams Experts from over 80 countries for HYDRO 2011 Conference in October

    HYDRO 2011, an international conference and exhibition organised by The International Journal on Hydropower & Dams will be held in Prague from 17th to 19th October 2011. More than 1500 participants from 85 countries will attend.  Policy-makers, developers, financiers, and hydro practitioners from all parts of the world will attend the event, which will be held in the Prague ...


    By Aqua Media International Ltd

  • ANDRITZ to equip new hydropower station in Pakistan

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Daelim Lotte Joint Venture to supply the electromechanical equipment, hydraulic steel structures, penstocks, and control systems for the Gulpur hydropower station, Pakistan. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2019. The order value amounts to approximately 65 million euros. ANDRITZ HYDRO is to ...

  • ANDRITZ receives order for extension of La Coche pumped storage power station, France

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Electricité de France (EDF) to supply a turbine generator unit with an output of 240 megawatts for the extension of the La Coche pumped storage power station, France. Start-up is scheduled for 2019. The order value amounts to approximately 25 million euros. The new Pelton turbine from ANDRITZ ...

  • Alstom wins fourth hydropower contract in Bhutan, supporting the country’s growing energy demand

    Alstom, in consortium with ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH, has been awarded a contract by Dagachhu Hydro Power Corporation Limited (DHPC)* to supply key electromechanical equipment to a new hydropower station in Bhutan. The contract for the delivery of electromechanical equipment as well as the respective loan agreement was signed at the Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs in Vienna on ...


  • ANDRITZ receives important order for a new pumped storage plant in Portugal

    ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH, a member of international technology group ANDRITZ, has been contracted by the Spanish energy utility IBERDROLA GENERACIÓN to supply the electro-mechanical equipment and the penstock for the new pumped storage hydropower plant Gouvães in Portugal. The total contract value for ANDRITZ amounts to about 140 million euros. The scope of delivery comprises design, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • British Columbia power costs to increase

    Gold medals last forever, but Olympic cheer won't withstand an energy upheaval in British Columbia. The Canadian province and its largest city Vancouver just hosted what many are calling the greenest Olympiad ever. With its reputation as a clean, coastal metropolis where quality of life is high, few observers or visitors seemed surprised that Vancouver set up online energy monitoring, made extra ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Opening of India´s Premier Power Event Emphasises Importance of Improved Power Generation Capacity and Deliverables

    The 2013 POWER-GEN India & Central Asia and co-located Renewable Energy World India and HydroVision India conference and exhibition was officially opened with an Inauguration Ceremony attended by over 280 officials and delegates from the power, renewable and hydro power sectors including ministerial, executive management and professionals across the region and around the globe. The opening ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • The future of energy

    Fossil fuels will continue to dominate the global demand for energy for at least the next 20 years, with higher energy prices for consumers and renewables playing only a minor role. That was the ‘consensus’ prediction by energy experts at a GLOBE 2008 session on "The Future of Energy Dialogue." Greenhouse gas emissions will continue to rise in the atmosphere to well above ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • HydroXpert SAS Releases SIMAHPP5 to analyze and valuate hydropower projects

    SIMAHPP is tool for Windows Platform used to simulate and assess the feasibility of hydropower projects combining hydraulic, financial, and environmental parameters. Since its first release in 2009, SIMAHPP has been used internationally by consultants, well established companies and universities in 30+ countries in Europe, North and Latin America, Africa, Asia & Australia.  ...


    By Hydroxpert Technology

  • Himalayan countries urged to own their green tech boom

    Himalayan countries should support and invest in green technologies if such initiatives are to succeed and bring benefits to the economy in the long term, a meeting has heard. Eight countries in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region are making progress in development and uptake of renewable energy technologies, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ReportsnReports - The Future of Small, Medium and Large Hydropower Technologies: Technology developments, key costs and the future outlook

    The Future of Small, Medium and Large Hydropower Technologies: Technology developments, key costs and the future outlook  Hydropower is one of the earliest sources of power exploited by man with water wheels of various sorts being built for at least two thousand years to ...


  • Ukraine Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry Ukraine Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


  • Economy, planet in trouble: green energy to the rescue?

    With a tipping point in climate change maybe a few years out, perhaps triggered by the soon completely melted summertime Arctic ice cap, we’re probably well past the point where a semi-market-based-only approach to cutting greenhouse gas emissions, like cap-and-trade, will do any good. Government needs to step in.  Among the measures that can be done now is to continue to build emission free ...

  • Bloomberg New Energy Finance and EEVS team up on energy efficiency

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance and our energy efficiency performance analysis friends, EEVS Insight, have announced a research partnership to boost transparency in the energy efficiency sector. The new market insight series ‘EEVS/Bloomberg Energy Efficiency Trends’will deliver regular updates on key sector activity such as the number of energy efficiency projects taking place, the ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • New members elected to EI Council

    The EI Council is composed of volunteers representing all aspects of energy and works on the strategic direction of the EI. The newest additions to the Council were elected on 23 June 2015. Christopher Boocock CEng FEI, Director for Compliance, Rainham Industrial Services I became a Chartered Engineer in 1995 and have worked around the country as Project Engineer, ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Saudi minister says solar power should fuel national growth

    “We should actually put a hiatus on power plants using fossil fuels and look only for solar as the future for energy in Saudi Arabia,” he said. As Chief Strategist for Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy from 2010 to 2015, Babelli led the development of new regulatory frameworks for renewable and nuclear power. Saudi Arabia has lagged behind ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

  • DNV GL maps wind energy production potential in Zambia, Tanzania and The Maldives for World Bank ESMAP project

    DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has created the preliminary wind atlases for Zambia, Tanzania and The Maldives, as part of phase 1 of an Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) project funded by the World Bank. The project aims to reveal the true extent of wind energy production potential in each of the three countries. ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Power industry blackout risk alert on the rise

    Gas wins globally in race to meet energy demand, but won't be a 'game changer' Blackout fears rise in Europe and North America but ease in developing markets Fuel poverty concerns increase for power industry Industry predicted fossil fuel energy mix by 2030 falls well short of climate change goals These are some of the sobering observations of the latest PwC ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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