Tennessee planning multi-organizational effort to remove Roaring River Dam.

Tennessee planning multi-organizational effort to remove Roaring River Dam.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, a state agency dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and enhancement of Tennessee’s fish and wildlife, yesterday announced plans to remove the Roaring River Dam in a multi-organizational effort. Participating agencies include: TWRA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, The Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Tennessee Department […]

Water Authority solicits proposals for potential joint energy storage facility with City of San Diego.

Water Authority solicits proposals for potential joint energy storage facility with City of San Diego.

Potential 500-megawatt pumped storage project at the San Vicente Reservoir site could help stabilize water rates The San Diego County Water Authority this week issued a Request for Proposals for a potential joint energy storage project with the City of San Diego that could lessen upward pressure on water rates and also increase opportunities for renewable […]

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 […]

Albany Engineering and Mavel sign agreement to supply equipment to four hydroelectric plants.

Albany Engineering and Mavel sign agreement to supply equipment to four hydroelectric plants.

Albany Engineering Corp. (AEC) and Mavel a.s. have signed a joint manufacturing and supply agreement regarding new generating equipment for four hydroelectric plants on the Hudson River in New York. The agreement commences a collaborative approach to the design, manufacture and installation of 17 identical 6-MW hydroelectric turbines for the existing Green Island and Mechanicville projects and […]

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 […]

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. […]

GE Renewable Energy to upgrade pair of units at OPG’s 205-MW Little Long hydroelectric plant.

GE Renewable Energy to upgrade pair of units at OPG’s 205-MW Little Long hydroelectric plant.

Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation has awarded a contract to GE Renewable Energy to perform a major overhaul and upgrade of two units at its 205-MW Little Long hydroelectric plant near Kapuskasing, Ontario. The deal, announced during HydroVision International 2017, will see GE Renewable Energy replace the switchgear and electrical components for Little Long’s 65 W Unit 1 […]

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 […]

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