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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...

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....

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...

Dams in India cause more harm than good, says UN report

Indian dams have failed to ensure long-term food security and have even increased instances of human displacement in the country, according to a United...

International: Itron announces new app on water education

Itron, Inc., a technology company, and Disco Learning Media, a creative agency and educational consulting firm, have announced that Itron will partner with University of Texas professor Michael...

Restaurant group saves US$20 million through reduction in energy and water use

Arby’s Restaurant Group, the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the US, has announced it reached 15.2 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a...

Dubai: Desalination plant fitted with solar panels

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that its Jebel Ali power plant is producing 1.5 megawatts of power, which is enough to power about...

Fiji: Remote schools receiving drinking water from solar pump projects

Students located in remote schools in Fiji have not enjoyed access to clean drinking water in the past. However, the successful implementation of US$30,000 solar water pumping projects...

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...

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...

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Destination Denmark – the IWA World Water Congress Exhibition 2022

The Copenhagen edition of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition will be with us shortly. Based in the fantastic facilities of the Bella...

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UNEP sets out freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has outlined its freshwater-related priorities for implementing its Medium-Term Strategy (MTS), 2022-2025 in a newly-released strategic document produced...