Repower Energy Development breaks ground for a run-of-river HPP in Upper Labayat.

Repower Energy Development breaks ground for a run-of-river HPP in Upper Labayat.

Repower Energy Development Corp. (REDC) broke ground for a run-of-river hydropower plant project in Upper Labayat, Quezon Province in partnership with the Frabelle and TSP Marine Group, a giant food and fishing conglomerate which recently ventured into the renewables business through a consortium with Markham Resources to build mini hydroelectric plants that will cover Luzon […]

Smith Engineering proposes new micro hydro device.

Smith Engineering proposes new micro hydro device.

A new high-efficiency, flat-pack waterwheel concept that is capable of generating up to 6kW/hr of electricity from a continuous water flow of 200 litres per second is creating a lot of interest among farmers and landowners with rivers running through their properties. Developed by Cumbria-based Smith Engineering, the waterwheel secured the only award of the day at a Knowledge Exchange Workshop held at Energus in Workington […]

Major policy and regulatory reforms needed to revive hydropower in India.

Major policy and regulatory reforms needed to revive hydropower in India.

India is endowed with rich hydropower potential to the tune of 148 GW (which would be able to meet a demand of 84 GW at 60% load factor) which makes it one of the most important potential sources to meet the energy security needs of the country. Yet, the development of hydropower installations in the […]