Other marine energy and hydropower News for February 2011

Other marine energy and hydropower News Archive

Superconductor for hydropower – and potentially wind

Converteam has developed a high temperature superconducting hydropower generator that could also be transferred for wind power applications.

Good response to EU funding call for renewable projects

The UK Energy Minister has seen a strong interest in marine energy technology for the European fund.

Alstom signs small hydropower contracts in Brazil

Two small hydropower plants in Brazil will use Alstom’s specialised hydropower plant equipment.

Contract confirmed for 11 GW hydropower in Brazil

Alstom signs a €500 million contract with Norte Energia de Brazil to provide hydropower equipment for the 11,230 MW Belo Monte Dam, Brazil.

AECOM and EDF look at hydropower in DR Congo

AECOM and Electricité de France (EDF) have been awarded US$13.4 million feasibility study for Grand Inga hydropower site on Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo.