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India: Delhi’s first hydropower plant commissioned

The Delhi Jal Board has commissioned the first ever hydropower plant in the city, which will use falling water from a treated sewage effluent...

United Kingdom: Government funds project to use water to heat and cool buildings

Innovate UK, the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, is providing £2.9 million in financing for an energy network that plans to develop heat pumps that will deliver heat...

Ireland: Irish wave energy project awarded €800,000 in EU funding

An Irish wave energy project developed at Maynooth University, Kildare, called InnoWave has been awarded €800,000 in EU Horizon 2020 funding to develop commercial...

Pakistan: World Bank provides loan for management of Indus basin

The World Bank has approved financing of US$35 million to support improved management, planning and development of water resources in the Indus River Basin...

University of Houston researcher recognised for work in clean energy

Debora Rodrigues, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston, Texas, has received the 2016 C3E Research Award, for her work focusing...

Solar water heater market to reach US$4 billion by 2025

The global market for solar water heaters could reach US$4.13 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research. Demand for energy-efficient...

India’s thermal power generation faces high water risk

A new paper from the World Resources Institute (WRI), Parched Power: Water Demands, Risks and Opportunities for India’s Power Sector, analyses all of India’s...

Switzerland: Hydroelectric plant opts for variable-speed turbines

General Electric has swapped out its conventional turbines for variable-speed models that will store and generate far more power at the Linthal hydroelectric plant in Switzerland. The...

India: Jindal Power’s Etalin project wins sustainability award

The Energy and Environment Foundation, an NGO based in Delhi, has announced Jindal Power’s Etalin Hydro Electric Power Company as the winner of the...

United States: Researchers to produce clean energy from water and sunlight

Researchers from the University of Iowa are collaborating with HyperSolar, a startup company focused on commercialising low-cost renewable hydrogen, to produce clean energy from water and sunlight. HyperSolar...

FEATURED STORY

African prospects for performance-based non-revenue water contracts

Performance-based contracts offer the potential to help African water utilities tackle non-revenue water. Jessica Ertel, Roland Liemberger and Ignacio Peña review prospects, and highlight one of...

NEWS

Pathogen concern over plastic pellets

Research by the University of Stirling, in Scotland, has found that the hard surface of waterborne plastic pellets known as ‘nurdles’ makes an ideal...
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