Other marine energy and hydropower News for July 2011

Other marine energy and hydropower News Archive

Kinlockleven hydropower scheme approved

A new hydropower scheme in the Highlands has been given the go-ahead by the Scottish Government.

RWE signs hydropower deal with Deutsche Bahn

RWE Innogy will supply Deutsche Bahn with electricity generated from hydropower for at least the next 15 years.

FE Clean Energy Group invests US$40m in NSL

The money will go towards developing the NSL Group’s wind, hydro and solar energy projects in India.

Bids sought for UK offshore energy centre

The technology and innovation centre for offshore wind, wave and tidal power is expected to open in summer 2012.

Renewable energy produced 20% of 2010 global electricity

Renewable energy supplied 16% of global final energy consumption and almost 20% of electricity production in 2010, according to REN21.

Alstom-led consortium builds hydropower plant in India

An Alstom-led consortium has won a contract worth over €285 million to construct a variable speed pumped storage hydropower plant in India.