Hydroelectricity

Caverion's long-term partnership with PVO-Vesivoima in the operation and maintenance of hydropower plants continues

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7:45am

The agreement will ensure the continued cost efficiency of maintenance and high availability of PVO-Vesivoima's hydropower plants.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement will ensure the continued cost efficiency of maintenance and high availability of PVO-Vesivoima's hydropower plants.
  • On account of good safety work and results, high quality of work and continuous development, Caverion has proven that it is the right partner in the maintenance and local operation of the plants.
  • Hydropower production must be available exactly when reserve capacity is needed, so planned preventive maintenance and the timing of maintenance play a significant role in the operational reliability of the plants.
  • Caverion's hydropower and industrial services professionals manage PVO-Vesivoima's sites extensively, and when needed, utilise the expertise of all 200 hydropower employees.

GREENBACKER CAPITAL ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN CLEAR ENERGY HYDRO, OWNER-OPERATOR OF HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING FACILITIES ACROSS THE STATE OF NEW YORK

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:38pm

We look forward to working with the Clear Energy Hydro team towards our mutual success.

Key Points: 
  • We look forward to working with the Clear Energy Hydro team towards our mutual success.
  • Hydroelectric power generates about 80 GW of electricity across the country, or about 7% of total U.S. generating capacity.
  • Ownership of small hydro facilities defined as facilities with less than 10 MW in generating capacity is highly fragmented.
  • Greenbacker Capital Management LLC is an SEC-registered investment adviser that provides advisory and oversight services related to project development, acquisition, and operations in the renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainability industries.

Climate Adaptive Infrastructure Funds Hydroelectric Projects at 22 Existing Non-Powered Dams

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) an infrastructure investment firm specializing in low-carbon real assets in the energy, water and transport sectors, today announced that it is funding the construction of 22 hydroelectric projects (Rye Hydro) at existing non-powered dams (NPDs) in the Eastern United States, alongside Rye Development, LLC a leading U.S. hydropower developer.

Key Points: 
  • Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) an infrastructure investment firm specializing in low-carbon real assets in the energy, water and transport sectors, today announced that it is funding the construction of 22 hydroelectric projects (Rye Hydro) at existing non-powered dams (NPDs) in the Eastern United States, alongside Rye Development, LLC a leading U.S. hydropower developer.
  • We are pleased to partner with Paul Jacob and the strong management team at Rye Development as they install hydroelectric turbines at existing, non-powered dams across the Eastern United States, said Bill Green, Founder and Managing Partner of Climate Adaptive Infrastructure.
  • Lex Wolf Mr. Wolf contributed to the investment and monetization of over $1 billion climate adaptive infrastructure projects at Macquarie Renewable Energy Holdings.
  • Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC (CAI) is an infrastructure investment firm specializing in low-carbon real assets in the energy, water and transport sectors.

PhosAgro Increases Renewable Electricity use in Agrochemical Production

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 10:01am

The core element of this strategy is continued work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including indirect emissions that are generated during the production of electricity consumed by the company's production facilities.

Key Points: 
  • The core element of this strategy is continued work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including indirect emissions that are generated during the production of electricity consumed by the company's production facilities.
  • PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev said: "Switching to hydroelectric power is another step towards achieving our goal of reducing indirect greenhouse gas emissions.
  • In 2020, PhosAgro launched a project on the use of renewable energy sources in industrial and social facilities.
  • Moreover, there are plans to test this technology in the production conditions of the company's Balakovo production site.

PhosAgro Increases Renewable Electricity use in Agrochemical Production

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:49am

The core element of this strategy is continued work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including indirect emissions that are generated during the production of electricity consumed by the company's production facilities.

Key Points: 
  • The core element of this strategy is continued work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including indirect emissions that are generated during the production of electricity consumed by the company's production facilities.
  • PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev said: "Switching to hydroelectric power is another step towards achieving our goal of reducing indirect greenhouse gas emissions.
  • In 2020, PhosAgro launched a project on the use of renewable energy sources in industrial and social facilities.
  • Moreover, there are plans to test this technology in the production conditions of the company's Balakovo production site.

Thailand's First Demonstration Project of Optimized Performance Enabling Network for Volt/Var(Q) (OPENVQ) in Power Transmission Networks

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:21am

Then, the purchase of electricity from neighboring countries and construction of new power generation facilities, such as hydroelectric power plants and/or photovoltaics (PV), are being considered as alternatives.

Key Points: 
  • Then, the purchase of electricity from neighboring countries and construction of new power generation facilities, such as hydroelectric power plants and/or photovoltaics (PV), are being considered as alternatives.
  • This demonstration project will install OPENVQ on EGAT's transmission network to reduce power losses through more advanced and more efficient operation of electric power systems, seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Stands for operating expenses and refers to expenditures related to the operation of power transmission systems in this demonstration project.
  • Stands for capital expenditures and refers to spending for physical assets such as transmission system facilities and control equipment in this demonstration project.

Worldwide Hydropower Industry (2020 to 2025) - Large Hydropower to Dominate the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 9:51am

In 2018, large hydropower installed capacity accounted for more than 50% of the total hydropower installed capacity across the world.

Key Points: 
  • In 2018, large hydropower installed capacity accounted for more than 50% of the total hydropower installed capacity across the world.
  • In line with the hydropower master plan, the Government of Uganda is fast-tracking the development of the identified hydropower sites.
  • Other large hydropower plants being developed include Ayago (840 MW), Orianga (392 MW), Uhuru (350 MW), and Kiba (290 MW).
  • These projects are expected to boost the large hydropower capacity in the region in the coming years.

MetLife Investment Management Facilitates $130M Investment in Brookfield Renewable Partners’ Sidney A. Murray, Jr. Hydroelectric Facility in Louisiana

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 2:30pm

(NYSE: MET), facilitated a $130 million investment, including $74 million on behalf of unaffiliated clients, in the senior secured private placement financing of Brookfield Renewable Partners (Brookfield) Sidney A. Murray, Jr. Hydroelectric facility in Louisiana.

Key Points: 
  • (NYSE: MET), facilitated a $130 million investment, including $74 million on behalf of unaffiliated clients, in the senior secured private placement financing of Brookfield Renewable Partners (Brookfield) Sidney A. Murray, Jr. Hydroelectric facility in Louisiana.
  • The Sidney A. Murray, Jr. Hydroelectric facility is a 192 megawatt run-of-river station located adjacent to the Mississippi River in Concordia Parish, Louisiana.
  • The facility is one of the leading sustainable assets in Louisiana, providing renewable electricity generation through hydropower in a region of relatively high carbon intensity.
  • MetLife Investment Management has over 150 years of investment experience and as of September 30, 2020, had $651.1 billion in total assets under management[1].

Report on the Appalaches-Maine Hydropower Interconnection Project

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 4:17pm

In so doing, the Ministry has ignored the constitutional rights of the First Nations from whose territories much of that electricity comes from.

Key Points: 
  • In so doing, the Ministry has ignored the constitutional rights of the First Nations from whose territories much of that electricity comes from.
  • In its report, the BAPE writes that from the outset, it was not in their mandate to investigate the legitimacy of Quebec hydroelectric production and to take a position on the subject.
  • As a result, they demand remedial measures for this occupation before any further export of electricity to the United States is carried out and they therefore strongly oppose the project."
  • And yet Quebec is doing the same thing in the case of our First Nations.

FirstLight Files to Relicense Western Massachusetts Hydroelectric Assets for 50 More Years of Clean, Reliable Energy and Community Benefits

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 6:03pm

These facilities, which provide clean power and long-duration energy storage, will be important contributors to Massachusetts efforts to achieve its goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Key Points: 
  • These facilities, which provide clean power and long-duration energy storage, will be important contributors to Massachusetts efforts to achieve its goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
  • The new license also ensures continued generation of clean, renewable, locally produced hydropower to more than 1 million New England homes and businesses.
  • The study confirmed that the steps FirstLight has completed to date to mitigate shoreline erosion issues have satisfactorily addressed all impacts related to hydropower operations.
  • FirstLight Power (FirstLight) is a leading clean power producer and energy storage company in New England with a portfolio that includes nearly 1,400 megawatts of pumped-hydro storage, battery storage, hydroelectric generation, and solar generationthe largest clean energy generation portfolio in New England today.