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Statkraft to begin operations at hydropower plant in Albania

Renewable energy generating company Statkraft announced this week that its Moglice hydropower plant in Albania will began commercial operations, delivering renewable power to the Albanian grid.

read more... 02/07/2020


Engie-led consortium to pay EUR 2.2bn for EDP's Portuguese HPPs

A consortium led by French utility Engie SA is to acquire the Portuguese hydropower portfolio of Energias de Portugal SA, with a total capacity of 1.7 GW, for EUR 2.2 billion (USD 2.4bn).

read more... 23/12/2019


Hydro leads in providing most of Norway's power in July

Hydropower produced 94.3% of Norway's electricity in July, equivalent to 9.23 terawatt-hours (TWh), according to Statistics Norway (SSB) on Monday.

read more... 02/09/2019


French hydropower output fell 23.4% yr-on-yr in May due to low rainfall -RTE

French hydropower generation tumbled 23.4 percent year on year to 5.6 terawatt hour in May due to lower rainfall compared with the same month a year ago, French power grid operator RTE said on Tuesday.

read more... 03/07/2019


Montenegro's EPCG to sign 33 mln euro loan deal with KfW

Montenegrin power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) plans to sign a 33 million euro ($37.4 million) loan with German development bank KfW to finance the overhaul of its 307 MW hydropower plant (HPP) Perucica, a company official said.

read more... 05/03/2019