National Trust Wales makes a splash with hydropower PPA

The 45KW Gelli Iago hydro scheme in Snowdonia will become part of Limejump’s virtual power platform

Microsoft inks deal for hydropower in Washington

It has signed a five-year agreement with the Chelan County Public Utility District

Hydropower facility
US announces $26.1m of funding for hydropower and marine tech

The Department of Energy says hydropower’s ‘significant potential’ for flexible operation makes it well-suited to boosting grid reliability and resilience

Water flowing
Electric generators ‘could double lifespan of ageing hydropower plants’

Danfoss Editron is upgrading the Siikakoski hydro plant in Finland, allowing it to provide clean energy for up to 60 more years

Hydropower project in Cameroon makes a splash

The €1.26bn Nachtigal hydropower facility has reached financial close

Germany says hallo to renewables as clean power overtakes coal

Clean energy accounted for just above 40% of electricity production last year

Investment firm buys 100MW of Portuguese hydropower

Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire 21 operational small-scale hydropower plants from EDP

Hydro and fossil fuels powering Sub-Saharan Africa’s electricity growth

They were the top sources of growth between 2005 and 2015

Energy group to pump £60m in Scottish hydropower

The GFG Alliance has pledged to double the £500 million already investment in Scotland

EDF to invest €8bn in energy storage by 2035

It aims to develop 10GW of additional electricity storage projects globally over the next 17 years