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31.5GW of new hydropower capacity commissioned globally in 2016, says IHA report 31.5GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned in 2016, according to estimates from International Hydropower Association (IHA), 2017 Key Trends in Hydropower.
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Deep energy transformation needed by 2050 to limit increasing global temperature, says IEA Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA), including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.
Power Generation > Hydro > News Eliminating energy-related carbon emissions possible, says IRENA report Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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Scotland grants planning consent for 12MW Dounreay Tri floating wind farm
By EBR Staff Writer
The Scottish government has granted planning consent for the 12MW Dounreay Tri floating wind farm demonstrator project off the Caithness coast.
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Major tidal power pros and cons
Though the development of the tidal power is at the nascent stage, it is estimated to have a vast potential globally. It is generated from converting energy from the force tides into power. Tidal energy production is more predictable compared to wind energy and solar power. Despite this, tidal power is still not exploited widely even as the world's first large-scale tidal power plant became operational in 1966. However, increase focus on generating power from renewable sources is expected to accelerate the development of new methods to exploit the tidal energy.
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Australia plans $1.5bn expansion of Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme
By EBR Staff Writer
The Australian government has announced plans to invest up to A$2bn ($1.5bn) to increase the power generation capacity of Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme.
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Global hydropower market to reach $86.2bn by 2025, says GlobalData
By EBR Staff Writer
The global hydropower market is set to reach $86.2bn by 2025 from $70.9bn in 2017, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
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IFC to invest in 720MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan
By EBR Staff Writer
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will invest $100m in the 720MW Karot run-of-river hydropower project in Pakistan.
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Ukraine approves feasibility study for Kakhovka HPP-2 project
A draft decree "On approval of the feasibility study for building Kakhovka HPP-2. The government of Ukraine approved at the meeting.
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Canada's Keeyask hydropower project cost to increase by $2.2bn
By EBR Staff Writer
A control budget to build the 695MW Keeyask generating station, which is being constructed on the Nelson River in northern Manitoba, has been increased from $6.5bn to $8.7bn.
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Construction of grid-scale electricity storage facility in UK to begin in 2018
Construction of the first grid-scale electricity storage facility to be built in Britain could begin as early as 2018 following today’s granting of planning permission for the scheme.
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Ofgem offers accreditation to Atlantis for Phase 1A of MeyGen project
Atlantis Resources, the UK-based tidal power company has secured full accreditation from Ofgem for its Phase 1A of the MeyGen project, under the Renewables Obligations (Scotland) order.
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