Hydroelectric

Enel acquires ERG’s Italian hydro assets for €1bn

Enel subsidiary Enel Produzione has signed an agreement with ERG Power Generation for the acquisition of all ERG Hydro's assets totalling 527MW.

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Major overhaul planned for Queensland’s largest hydropower plant

Queensland’s largest hydropower station will undergo a $14 million overhaul to ensure it continues to produce cleaner, cheaper energy for years to come.
hydropower

Hydropower slowdown could threaten net-zero progress – IEA

A new International Energy Agency (IEA) report says growth of hydropower plants globally will slow significantly this decade.
Baihetan hydropower

China’s 16GW Baihetan hydropower plant begins operating

The Baihetan hydropower plant on the upstream branch of China's Yangtze River has begun generating electricity for the first time.
solar-hydro

Australia integrates long-duration storage with hybrid solar-hydro

RayGen to construct what the company is claiming to be Australia's first-of-a-kind hybrid solar-hydro power plant in north-west Victoria.

Hydropower must ramp up to meet net zero goals

The International Hydropower Association’s 2021 status report shows that installed global hydropower capacity rose by 1.6% to 1,330GW over the past year but is still falling short.

Indar upgrades Spain’s 132MW Torrejon pumped storage plant

Indar has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola to modernise two generator units at the 132MW Torrejon pumped storage hydroelectric plant.

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