Floating solar project in Albania granted €9.1m loan

State-owned utility KESH will build the 12.9MW solar farm on the Vau i Dejës hydropower plant reservoir

GE wins order to upgrade power grid infrastructure in Nepal

In 2016, the Government of Nepal set out plans to install an additional 10,000MW of generation capacity over 10 years and export the excess electricity to neighbouring countries

New 695MW hydropower plant in Canada starts generating electricity

When completed, the Keeyask Generating Station will produce enough electricity to power around 400,000 homes

SSEN procures 348MW of flexible energy service contracts

That’s equivalent to the electricity needed to power around 91,000 homes

New programme to help retain New York’s renewable energy resources

Proposals are being sought from existing privately-owned hydropower and onshore wind generators that entered commercial operation before 1st January 2015

Canada to become home of ‘one of the world’s biggest’ green hydrogen plants

The water electrolysis plant will be built in Quebec and is predicted to produce 11,100 tonnes of green hydrogen annually

New $231m loan approved for hydropower project in India

The Lower Kopili Hydroelectric Power plant, located in Central Assam, will have a total capacity of 120MW

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