Tag Archives: hydropower

Fortum Group new biodiversity targets: at least 12 voluntary measures enhancing biodiversity to be implemented in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy company Fortum announces new biodiversity targets for its entire Group, including Uniper. Fortum commits to implementing more than 12 major voluntary measures that enhance biodiversity in 2021. The biodiversity target was announced … Read the full press release

Energy transition: NIB supports modernisation and contruction of new hydropower plant in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB announces that it has signed a 10-year loan agreement of EUR 10 million with Finnish Kuurnan Voima Oy. The funds will be used to reburbish Kuurna hydropower plant and to build Laurinvirta … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ GROUP’s ANDRITZ Novimpianti to supply PrimeDry Steel Yankee, air and energy systems for Kartogroup España’s Burriana mill in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, an Austrian plant engineering group, has announced that its member company member ANDRITZ Novimpianti has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L., a member of the COMINTER GROUP, for the supply … Read the full press release

Webuild announces the acquisition of 65% of Astaldi

Progetto Italia: New group to have more than 70,000 direct, indirect employees in 50 countries, order backlog of more than €40 billion The Group to continue to support relaunch of infrastructure sector in Italy along with supply chain of small- … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s Francis turbine generator units selected to be used for hydroelectric plant in Kutehr, India

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering group, ANDRITZ has been selected by a JSW Energy Limited subsidiary, JSW Energy (Kutehr) Limited, to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the Kutehr hydroelectric plant (240 MW) located on the … Read the full press release

Statkraft to supply Alcoa’s Norwegian aluminium production with power

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 9-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft signs long-term power supply agreement with Alcoa Norway. For the period 2020 to 2026, the total delivery will be just above 3 TWh, with annual deliveries of approximately 440 GWh. The contract … Read the full press release

Voith opens new office in Sydney to tap the enormous potential offered by hydropower in this area

New office strengthens Voith’s presence in a promising and dynamic energy market  Demand for pumped storage is growing to increase grid stability Support of national initiatives such as “Snowy 2.0” and “Battery of the Nation” SYDNEY, Australia, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Statkraft and Hydro Energi AS sign long-term power contract for the period 2021-2038

OSLO, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft and Hydro Energi AS have signed a new long-term power contract for the period 2021-2038. The total volume is 15.5 TWh with annual supply of 0.75 TWh from 2021 to 2030 and 1 TWh from … Read the full press release

Voith upgrades two hydropower plants in Sweden, making them more efficient and more environmentally compatible

New technology replaces 100-year-old turbines and power plant Graninge now generating double the amount of electricity Modernized Semla plant now more efficient and eco-friendly Fagersta/Sollefteå, Sweden, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  There are a large number of hydropower plants in Europe … Read the full press release

EnBW, EDF and RKI GmbH inaugurated the new fifth machine in Iffezheim hydropower plant

EnBW and 200 guests celebrate the expansion of Germany’s largest run-of-river power plant Stuttgart/Iffezheim, Germany, 30-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Along with EDF and the operating company RKI GmbH, EnBW today inaugurated the new fifth machine that has already been commissioned. In the … Read the full press release

Rostec’s Tekhnopromexport and Andritz Hydro to partner in future joint hydropower station construction projects

Tekhnopromexport and Andritz Hydro are going to build a hydropower station in CIS, Asia and Africa  13-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the Russia and Austria Business Council Tekhnopromexport and Andritz Hydro, the world’s leading manufacturer of equipment for hydropower stations, … Read the full press release

Fortum files complaint to EC on Swedish plans of increasing real-estate tax for hydropower

2-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Swedish State is planning to increase the real-estate tax for hydropower as of 2013. The tax is based on the production volumes and according to preliminary information, it will increase the share of tax from the … Read the full press release