Norway’s Scatec Solar announces $1.1bn acquisition of hydropower firm

The combined company will boast power plants in 14 countries with an estimated annual production of 4.1TWh

SSEN awards flexibility contracts to hydro and wind plants

It is the first contract to be awarded to a wind generator by SSEN

Hydropower hailed as ‘most widely-used renewable power source’ in the world

Geothermal power is the least popular source of energy amongst producers, despite it being the main renewable source in the Philippines, Kenya and Nicaragua

Hybrid solar/hydropower plants ‘could supply nearly half of global electricity consumption’

Floating solar panels on human-made US reservoirs could generate about 10% of the nation’s annual electricity production, according to new research

Uzbekistan secures €55.8m loan to finance hydropower projects

The country hopes to generate a quarter of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, including 3.8GW of hydropower

Drax invests £1m in Cruachan hydropower plant upgrade

The current turbine control system will be replaced with new technology that is expected to improve Cruachan’s efficiency

Pay for parking using electricity from EVs at Nissan Pavilion

The 10,000-square-meter facility in Yokohama, Japan is a zero-emission space that has been fitted with solar panels and is supplied with hydroelectric power

Ivory Coast to host 44MW hydropower project

The Singrobo project could reduce carbon emissions by 240,000 tonnes per annum, create 500 jobs and supply power to the Ivory Coast grid by 2023

GE Renewable Energy to support Pakistan’s renewable energy infrastructure

The energy company will supply a total of six hydropower turbines and generators to a 2.2GW plant, aimed at proliferating clean energy across Pakistan

TEPCO RP invests in 108MW hydropower project in Georgia

The recent acquisition of 31.4% of the shares in JSC Dariali Energy will allow TEPCO RP to own 33.9MW of the total capacity