Eversource Energy today filed documents with the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NHPUC) requesting approval on the US$258.3 million sale of all of Eversource’s generating assets. According to the filing, on Oct. 11, Eversource signed two purchase and sales agreements; one with Granite Shore Power LLC for the purchase of the Merrimack, Newington, Schiller, White Lake, and […]
As the Guajataca Dam spillway in Puerto Rico continues to erode after Hurricane Maria’s September deluge of 35 inches of rain in some places, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have released details of efforts being taken stabilizing the dam’s spillway. The non-hydropower earthen dam is located in Northwest Puerto Rico, and […]
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.
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 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 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 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 […]
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 […]
The proposed US federal budget unveiled late Monday would lessen the blows many expected to be dealt to several hydroelectric power-related agencies, should Congress approve it in a vote expected to take place as soon as tomorrow. The $1.07 billion package is largely being hailed as a bipartisan win and would keep the federal government […]
Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States.
The order is Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ first equity investment in onshore wind in the U.S. and expands Vestas’ 3 MW platform in the world’s second largest wind market. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the […]