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Statkraft opens new hydropower plant in Peru

Statkraft, a Norwegian renewable energy company, has opened the Cheves hydropower plant in Peru. The power plant is Statkraft’s ninth in the country, and...

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...

International: International Hydropower Association reappoints president

Ken Adams has been re-selected as President of the International Hydropower Association (IHA) during the first meeting of the association’s new board in London....

Nepal: InvestBank acquires stakes in two hydroelectric projects in Nepal

InvestBank Corp., a US-based investment bank, has acquired a 70 percent equity stake in the 440 MW Tila-1 hydroelectric project and the 420 MW...

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...

Georgia: K-Water constructing hydroelectric dam in Georgia

The Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) has started the construction of a hydroelectric dam in Georgia. The US$870 million hydroelectric power plant will be...

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...

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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