Brookfield Renewable issues US$475 million project-level green bond.

Brookfield Renewable issues US$475 million project-level green bond.

Brookfield Renewable Partners yesterday announced the issuance of its inaugural green bond, a US$475 million project financing secured against its 380MW White Pine hydroelectric portfolio in Maine. The non-amortizing, 4.4% green bond due in 2032 was issued by way of private placement. Citing Brookfield Renewable’s environmental stewardship, commitment to renewable power, and use of proceeds towards […]

Gilkes completes work on Washington hydro schemes.

Gilkes completes work on Washington hydro schemes.

Gilkes has completed work on two hydropower schemes for the Washington County Water Conservancy District (WCWCD) in the US. The company was responsible for modernisation of equipment at the Hurricane and Quail Creek hydroelectric projects. The Quail Creek project features a 38” twin jet high capacity Turgo impulse turbine. It was originally supplied to WCWCD […]

Pöyry awarded engineering services assignment for Dzora hydropower plant rehabilitation project in Armenia.

Pöyry awarded engineering services assignment for Dzora hydropower plant rehabilitation project in Armenia.

Energy Invest Holding has awarded Pöyry with the engineering and consultancy services assignment for the headworks rehabilitation project for the Dzora hydropower plant (HPP) in Armenia. Dzora HPP was built on the Dzoraget river and has been operating since 1932. Pöyry will prepare an inventory of the observed damages to the concrete structures and hydromechanical […]

Voith undertakes pioneering collaborative study in hydropower modernization with the National University of La Plata, Argentina

Voith undertakes pioneering collaborative study in hydropower modernization with the National University of La Plata, Argentina

Argentina is the third-largest economy in Latin America and also the third-largest energy consumer in the region Uprate initiatives in the hydropower scenario are targeted to benefit Argentina, as the country relies on this energy source for ~30% of its power generation and it accounts for more than 10 GW of installed hydro capacity Voith […]

GE Renewable Energy announces agreement to provide Cube Hydro with aerating turbines.

GE Renewable Energy announces agreement to provide Cube Hydro with aerating turbines.

Technology Improves environmental habitat for aquatic wildlife in the Yadkin River system GE R&D key to advanced design and manufacturing process for turbines GE Renewable Energy and Cube Hydro Partners announced that they have entered into an agreement to provide three aerating turbines to Cube Hydro Partners for their High Rock plant in North Carolina. […]

Gravity Renewables grows New England Portfolio with first acquisitions in Massachusetts.

Gravity Renewables grows New England Portfolio with first acquisitions in Massachusetts.

Gravity Renewables, a leading national owner and operator of small hydro projects, announced today that it has acquired two hydroelectric facilities in Western Massachusetts, the Glendale project in Stockbridge, MA and the Texon project in Russell, MA. Gravity notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of the change in ownership for the Texon facility earlier […]

Dominion Energy scouting for pumped storage sites in Virginia.

Dominion Energy scouting for pumped storage sites in Virginia.

Dive Brief: Dominion Energy is looking at potential sites for a pumped hydropower plant in Southwest Virginia, company officials told local news outlets. Dominion officials said the project, which would be sited in coal country, would cost at least $1.8 million and would create about 50 permanent jobs. A law passed earlier this year encouraged utilities […]