Thailand’s EGAT completes comprehensive dam monitoring installation.

Thailand’s EGAT completes comprehensive dam monitoring installation.

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and the National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre have completed their installation of automated monitoring systems on all of EGAT’s dams and hydropower projects. The collaboration began in 2013 when NECTEC was charged with helping to develop a comprehensive, real-time data gathering system that could be centrally monitored by […]

Tractebel to upgarde Mantaro hydroelectric complex in Peru.

Tractebel to upgarde Mantaro hydroelectric complex in Peru.

Tractebel has been awarded the contract for the modernization project of the main Peruvian power generation complex, 1008MW Mantaro, located in Central Peru. The project will be executed by an integrated, multidisciplinary team from Tractebel in Brazil, France and Peru. They will perform the studies for the deployment of the Mantaro Hydroelectric Complex Maintenance Plan […]

Variable speed Pumped Storage offer a new era of energy management.

Variable speed Pumped Storage offer a new era of energy management.

Variable speed Pumped Storage Hydro Plants offer a new era of smarter energy management. The EU-funded ESTORAGE project has presented a range of options for increasing energy storage capacity across Europe, whilst also building flexibility into grids to better integrate renewables. The project recently made some of its first results public, identifying an impressive 2291 […]

NIB signed a 15-year-maturity agreement with the Norwegian Sunnfjord Energi.

NIB signed a 15-year-maturity agreement with the Norwegian Sunnfjord Energi.

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed financing that will be used to help fund the refurbishment of the Øvre Svultingen hydropower plant in Høyanger municipality, Sogn og Fjordane county. NIB signed a 15-year-maturity agreement for NOK 130 million (EUR 13.6 million) with the Norwegian utility company Sunnfjord Energi AS The funds will be used […]

Lille Mennika dam upgrade a test for Russian cooperation skills.

Lille Mennika dam upgrade a test for Russian cooperation skills.

The Murmansk Region authorities will render all necessary assistance to a Norwegian project to upgrade the Lille Mennika dam of the Skogfoss hydroelectric station, Deputy Governor of the Murmansk Region Yevgeny Nikora told a Norwegian delegation. A cascade of five Russian (Kajtakosky, Janikosky, Rajakosky, Hevokosky, and Borisoglebskaya) and two Norwegian (Skogfoss and Melkefoss) hydroelectric stations was […]

Jacobs Engineering to provide construction management services for dams.

Jacobs Engineering to provide construction management services for dams.

Jacobs Engineering Group received a contract to provide managed task construction management services to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Civil Projects and Coal Combustion Product Management group. The three-year contract includes the option for two, one-year extensions. Jacobs will support TVA’s fossil plants and hydro dams located within its service area, including Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. Services include project and construction […]