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

Tata Power commences hydro project in Georgia

The 178MW plant is expected to power the Eurasian nation throughout winter – a period of energy deficit

Around 90% of Scotland’s power demand now provided by renewables

This is an increase of 14% year-on-year across the country, which has set a target of 100% by 2020.

Singapore’s Nexif Energy buys 94% stake in hydropower projects in Vietnam

Located in the Khanh Hoa province with a total capacity of 49MW, they will provide enough electricity to power 74,000 households

New joint venture targets community renewable energy projects

Co-op Community Energy has already secured five power purchase agreements with hydropower sites operated by the National Trust across Wales