Energy giant RusHydro has announced the signing of two agreements with Chinese businesses that could lead to the development of five hydroelectric power projects in Russia.
South Africa’s Cabinet approved a treaty signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo to begin development of a hydropower project that will eventually cost about $100 billion and generate 40,000 megawatts of electricity.
Collection of articles related to hydropower technology from July-August 2014
We invited Richard Taylor, executive director of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), to share his association's outlook on hydropower.
Representatives from Brazil and Paraguay met this past week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant.
The latest hydropower industry news from Canada from March 2014
Chile's renewable energy capacity soared 40 percent in 2013 to 1.1 GW, approximately 6.3 percent of total capacity in the central (SIC) and northern (SING) grids, according to figures from the Centro de Energías Renovables (CER) of the Ministerio de Energía. Renewable energy generation was just shy of 4 TWh, a 26 percent jump from the prior year and representing 5.85 percent of overall electricity generation.
Even if you've been paying attention to China's growing appetite for renewable energy, and especially solar energy, these latest statistics deserve emphasis.
Brazil's 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant has broken its own world record for annual power production, operator Itaipu Binacional announced recently.
Three years after Myanmar’s transition to civilian leadership led to the end of trade embargoes and a rapid embrace of technology, the country still labors under a barely functioning telecommunications network and a power grid that only reaches a third of the population.