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BC Hydro' Site C project faces $484m in additional costs
By EBR Staff Writer
BC Hydro revealed that delays in the 1.1GW Site C hydro project on the Peace River in British Columbia would increase the budget by an additional C$610m ($484.3m) or 7.3%, taking the overall project costs to C$8.945bn ($7.1bn).
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Engie wins concession contracts for 832MW hydropower capacity in Brazil
Engie has bagged concession contracts worth about R$3.53bn (€950m) from the Brazilian government for two hydropower plants (HPP) with a combined capacity of 832MW.
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Seawater pumped hydro power project in Australia found to generate 225MW
By EBR Staff Writer
A saltwater pumped hydro power project in Australia has been found to have a potential to produce 225MW of electricity, as per the findings of a preliminary feasibility study conducted by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
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Enel wins 30-year concession for 380MW Brazilian hydro power facility
Enel, through its Brazilian subsidiary, has secured a 30-year concession for the 380MW Volta Grande hydro power facility situated on the Rio Grande river in the states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo.
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Eaton to help US DOE in advancing hydropower generation
By EBR Staff Writer
Eaton will deliver hydropower turbines at existing non-powered dams and waterways in the US as part of an initiative from the US Department of Energy (DOE).
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ARENA provides funding to support pumped storage projects in Tasmania
A plan to double Tasmania’s energy capacity and make it the renewable Battery of the Nation has moved a step closer.
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Chinese consortium to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in Nigeria
China Gezhouba Group’s consortium has secured a contract to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in Nigeria.
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Power Machines modernize another Volga HPP hydroelectric unit
On September 4, 2017, hydroelectric unit bearing plant No. 1 was put into operation after refurbishment at the Volga HPP (a branch of RusHydro).
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EMEC generates world's first tidal-powered hydrogen
By EBR Staff Writer
European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has generated first tidal-powered hydrogen, which will help to replace polluting fuels.
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EES completes modernization of Gondo hydropower plant in Switzerland
Energie Electrique du Simplon SA (EES) has completed the modernization of Gondo hydroelectric power plant in Switzerland.
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Dominion Energy pursues sites for pumped hydroelectric storage facility in Coalfield Region
Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward with its plan to study the feasibility of a pumped hydroelectric storage facility in the coalfield region of Southwest Virginia by conducting in-depth studies of two potential sites.
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RusHydro and ALROSA signed agreement on strategic cooperation
PJSC RusHydro and PJSC ALROSA have signed an Agreement on strategic cooperation at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.
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UK and China join forces on projects to develop next generation of offshore renewable energy technologies
The collaborative, multidisciplinary three-year-long projects will use environmental science, technology and engineering to tackle key challenges affecting the development of ORE systems, such as offshore wind, wave and tide facilities, and maximize their environmental and socioeconomic benefits.
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Major pros and cons of hydroelectric power
Hydroelectricity is the electricity produced by harnessing the gravitational force of flowing water. It is one of the three major sources of electricity, the other two being fossil fuels and nuclear fuels. Hydroelectricity is categorized as a renewable energy resource. It is one of the cheapest and oldest methods of producing power, making it a competitive source of renewable energy.
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Nigeria awards contract for $5.8bn Mambilla hydro power project to Chinese firm
By EBR Staff Writer
The Nigerian government has given its approval for the contract for the 3GW Mambilla hydro power project to be built at $5.792bn in Taraba State to Chinese Civil and Engineering Company (CCEC).
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