New mini hydro plants delivering power for Melbourne.

New mini hydro plants delivering power for Melbourne.

Five new Melbourne Water mini hydroelectric power plants have arrived at their new homes at Dandenong, Wantirna, Mount Waverley, Boronia and Cardinia Creek and they are already putting power back into the grid.​ The plants were delivered in pre-assembled, self-contained units, offering simple, weather resistant power delivery solutions which can be brought online quickly. This […]

Mitsui, Unsada kick off energy-independent E3i village project.

Mitsui, Unsada kick off energy-independent E3i village project.

Mitsui Co. Ltd. and Darma Persada University (Unsada) have kicked off an energy, economic, environmental and independent (E3i) village project in Tangsi Jaya hamlet, West Bandung, West Java, one of their renewable energy development projects in Indonesia. The two-year project will change the remote village in Gununghalu into a self-sustainable one in terms of energy […]

Pakistan: 35 micro hydropower plants being set up in Kohistan.

Pakistan: 35 micro hydropower plants being set up in Kohistan.

The Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) would build 35 micro hydropower plants in Upper Kohistan with the financial assistance of the Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (PEDO). “We have built two micro-hydropower plants. We are supplying cheap and uninterrupted electricity to over 200 households in remote parts of the district,” Zubair Khan, the programme manager in […]

Japanese firm invests US $ 1mn in 700 kW mini hydro project in Erathna.

Japanese firm invests US $ 1mn in 700 kW mini hydro project in Erathna.

A US$ 1 million investment by a renowned Japanese investor Zero Plus Co. Ltd paves the way for 700 kilowatt (kW) mini hydro project at Erathna in Ratnapura. The project which is nearing completion is due to be commissioned in August 2017. “This investment is our foremost penetration into hydropower-related projects. Despite its electricity generation […]

Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt constructs 150 micro hydropower stations.

Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt constructs 150 micro hydropower stations.

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa constructed 150 micro hydropower stations in the past two years, officials said on Monday. Officials at the provincial energy department told APP that the government with assistance of non-government organisations completed these micro power stations on various rivers and streams in nine different districts of the province till December 31 […]

30-kW Killington Reservoir Overspill small hydroelectric project officially opens in England.

30-kW Killington Reservoir Overspill small hydroelectric project officially opens in England.

On Jan. 4, the 30-kW Killington Reservoir Overspill hydroelectric project was officially opened, located east of Cumbria in northeastern England, UK. The Canals & Rivers Trust, a UK governmental organization established in 2012 responsible for “the guardianship of British Waterways’ canals, rivers, reservoirs and docks in England and Wales,” owns the reservoir. The scheme cost […]

Zinwa to set up 18 hydro power plants.

Zinwa to set up 18 hydro power plants.

The Zimbabwe National Water Authority plans to set up mini-­hydro power plants at 18 selected dam sites across the country as it seeks to compliment Government’s efforts to improve the current power situation. The water authority will enter into joint venture agreements with private players in coming up with feasibility studies, design and maintenance of […]

Garut to have Mini-Hydro Power Plant.

Garut to have Mini-Hydro Power Plant.

Bahtera Project and West Java branch of the State Electricity Company (PLN) signed a memorandum of understanding witnessed by a number of Ministers during the Indonesianisme Summit held by Bandung Institute of Technology Alumni Association (IA-ITB) at Grand Sahid Jaya, Jakarta on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Marketing Director of PT Hidro Turbin Indonesia (HITI) Ismaryanto […]

Ganz EEM to install new shipping container micro hydro plants in Georgia.

Ganz EEM to install new shipping container micro hydro plants in Georgia.

Hungarian manufacturing company Ganz Engineering and Energy Production Machinery LLC has been awarded a contract to supply equipment for several pilot micro hydroelectric power sites being developed by Georgia’s International Energy Co. Ltd. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed, but Ganz EEM is to deliver the first pilot plant in the first half […]

Indonesia’s energy program is going green.

Indonesia’s energy program is going green.

  Discussing Indonesia’s key priorities within the renewable energy sector, Rida Mulyana, Director General for New and Renewable Energy & Energy Conservation (NREEC), also looks at the nation’s development progress, particularly towards ensuring energy security and essential infrastructure. How would you assess so far the impact of the policy packages announced by the President to […]

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