Statkraft plan mega hydro plant in Turkey

European giant of renewable energy, Statkraft, has announced it is building a massive 517MW hydropower plant in Turkey. The Cetin hydroplant will be Statkraft’s largest outside of Norway and will have an average annual production of 1.4 TWh, equivalent to 460,000 homes. Estimated to cost around €500 million, the project will make up two dams […]

Undersea wind farms the future says hydropower boss

The chief executive of the world’s second- biggest manufacturer of hydropower plants believes that wind farms on the ocean floor will be part of the energy mix of the future. Wolfgang Leitner of Austrian firm Andritz said: “Everyone is looking for new renewable energy technologies and resources. Ocean turbines have a number of advantages, including […]