Nevada Irrigation District proposes building new dam, hydro project in California.

Nevada Irrigation District proposes building new dam, hydro project in California.

Drought in California is pushing many to pursue options for additional water storage in the region, and the Nevada Irrigation District is proposing construction of a new reservoir, the Centennial Reservoir Project. NID says existing water use exceeds its current storage and supply capabilities and it needs to enhance its capacity to collect and conserve […]

Hydrostor closes B-Series financing with impressive investor group continuing its momentum in the energy storage market.

Hydrostor closes B-Series financing with impressive investor group continuing its momentum in the energy storage market.

Hydrostor announced today that it has closed a B-Series financing led by energy private equity group Lorem Partners, investment management firm Canoe Financial, MaRS Catalyst Fund, as well as participation by a number of existing investors including ArcTern Ventures. This financing will support sales and marketing of Hydrostor’s energy storage solutions. Hydrostor is a global […]

Thai power firm hires Aecom for $268M Australian wind farm.

Thai power firm hires Aecom for $268M Australian wind farm.

US engineer Aecom has been appointed to a $268m (A$360m) onshore windfarm scheme in the Australian state of Queensland. The company will manage technical compliance requirements, key risks and challenges for the 53-turbine Mount Emerald Wind Farm. The client for the scheme is Ratch Australia, an independent power producer, and the local subsidiary of Thai […]

Plans announced for 300-MW pumped-storage project in Scotland.

Plans announced for 300-MW pumped-storage project in Scotland.

Plans were announced this week for a US$264 million 300-MW pumped-storage hydropower project on the Eishken Estate in the south east of the Isle of Lewis, the largest island of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. Eishken Ltd. is planning the installation of the scheme, which the company says could power more than 200,000 homes and possibly increase […]

SEAMS secures multi-million pound deal with Yorkshire Water.

SEAMS secures multi-million pound deal with Yorkshire Water.

SEAMS have been appointed by Yorkshire’s primary water provider to enhance its asset management processes and support systems, and create a bespoke Decision Making Framework (DMF) platform to ensure the organisation is best-placed to meet future demand. Using our leading Enterprise Decision Analytics (EDA) software to monitor the performance of its multi-million-pound network of underground pipes and […]