International Water Association

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...

English universities complete wave energy converter studies

Plymouth and Exeter universities have completed the first set of ecological studies as part of the EU Horizon 2020 funded CEFOW (Clean Energy from...

First tidal-powered hydrogen facility launched

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has produced hydrogen gas using electricity generated from tidal energy in Orkney, Scotland. This is the first time...

Vanuatu to construct US$15 million hydropower plant

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vanuatu have signed an agreement for a US$15.1 million project to increase renewable energy generation...

Hydro storage can secure 100 percent renewable electricity in Australia

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 percent renewable energy, a new study...

Whisky distillery turns co-products into renewable energy

After just one year of operation, beverage company Diageo’s on-site biogas plant at Glendullan, Scotland is turning 1,000 metres cubed of malt whisky distillery...

The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge announces finalists

The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association have announced the finalists in the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), a programme that...

UK using wave energy to generate electricity

A wave energy converter, produced by technology company Wello, has successfully generated electricity into the national grid off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. Tidal...

EU and EBRD support water supply in Jordan

The European Union (EU) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are supporting Jordan’s efforts to extend the use of sustainable and...

Hong Kong pursues renewable water sources

A new hydroelectricity plant will open next year in Hong Kong to be followed by construction of the city’s first desalination plant as leaders...

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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