A Chinese company has been given approval by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to buy into a Portuguese utility and its ownership interests in more than two dozen wind power projects scattered throughout the U.S.
The China Three Gorges Corporation is defending the Three Gorges dam from criticism over its environmental and economic impact.
Alstom has successfully delivered the first 812 MW runner – the core component of a hydro turbine - to the site of the Xiangjiaba hydroelectric dam currently under construction in China.
The Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydropower plant, is troubled by urgent pollution and geologic problems, according to China's State Council.
Despite continued opposition Brazil's Institute of the Environment (IBAMA) has given the go ahead for the installation of the preliminary infrastructure for the construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in the Amazon jungle.
Areva T&D has been awarded, in partnership with China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI), a contract to supply High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) systems for projects interconnecting the Ningdong and Shangdong regions and the Three Gorges Dam to Shanghai.
Pakistan and China have signed an agreement for cooperation in the field of hydropower generation.
Areva's Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division has signed a contract worth around €60m ($77.5m) to supply H400 High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) thyristor valves for two major HVDC links to be built between Ningdong and Shangdong and the Three Gorges Dam and Shanghai.
The eyes of the world are on China as the country develops the very first commercial modular high-temperature gas-cooled reactor.
Seven African governments and the world's largest banks and construction firms meet in London today to plan the most powerful dam ever conceived - an $80bn, 40 GW hydropower project on the Congo river, which could double Africa's power capacity.