Other marine energy and hydropower News for June 2010

Other marine energy and hydropower News Archive

Hydropower scheme approved in Scotland

The 3 MW RWE Npower Renewables hydropower project Cia-Aig, near Achnacarry in Scotland, has been approved by Scottish authorities.

Fugro measures underwater noise Fugro measures underwater noise

Fugro, a provider metocean services, has teamed up with underwater acoustics company JASCO Applied Sciences to provide measurement of underwater noise and allied consultancy.

HVDC hydropower link in China commissioned HVDC hydropower link in China commissioned

Siemens Energy and the utility China Southern Power Grid have put the second pole of the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) system, which transports hydropower to the Guangdong Province.

Guatemala develops hydropower and solar energy grid

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is supporting Guatemala’s 7-year plan for a national power grid, using hydropower and solar power to reach the country’s poorest regions.

Emerging renewables to have more profile in next statistical review

The ‘Statistical Review of World Energy’ does not include wind, solar or geothermal in its primary energy forecast, but these sources will be added next year because they are reaching “sufficient weight in a number of countries.”

Statkraft hydropower to Turkey

Statkraft is delivering hydropower to the Cakit power plant in Turkey