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Vietnam’s leading renewable energy company relies on Voith’s Digital HyService

Monthly remote consulting for Vietnamese power plants with digital state-of-the-art technology by Voith High customer satisfaction in projects Ca Nan 1 and 2 results in ongoing service cooperation New service model serves as reference for many Southeast Asian countries HANOI, VIETNAM: Voith Hydro signed a contract with SCI Nghe An Joint Stock Company (SCI) of Vietnam to provide annual digital-based maintena ...

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Voith Hydro awarded the contract for upgrade of Contact Energy’s Roxburgh Hydropower Plant in New Zealand

The project will support New Zealand’s ambitious goal to lower carbon emissions.Voith Hydro strengthens its position as one of the leading hydropower equipment suppliers in New Zealand. Contact Energy selected Voith Hydro to upgrade its Roxburgh hydropower plant on the Clutha River in New Zealand. Contact is looking to increase its generation output using the same water flow by replacing four turbines with ...

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Mocean Energy Blue X wave machine starts sea trials at EMEC

The prospect of generating clean energy from waves moved a step closer as Mocean Energy commenced testing of their Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.  In the last few days the 20-metre long, 38-tonne wave machine has been towed from Kirkwall to EMEC’s Scapa Flow test site where it has been successfully moored and commissioned for initial sea trials. ...

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Beijing Boosts its Position as a “Himalayan Hegemon” Through Hydropower

Introduction China’s building of ambitious hydropower and water diversion projects, and increasing focus on the Himalayan ecosystem as a critical developmental resource, has increased tensions with its regional neighbors, particularly India. The Chinese state contractor PowerChina in November 2020 announced plans for a 60-gigawatt dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo (雅鲁藏布, yalu zangbu) (Global Times, November 29, 20 ...

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Scotra awarded FPV construction project for Taiwan Wushantou Hydroelectric dam

SCOTRA CO., LTD. (CEO Lee, jong mok), a specialized company in FPV (Floating PV) system, was awarded an order on May 31 for a large-scale FPV system project that will be constructed in Wushantou hydroelectric power dam (Operated by Taiwan Power Corp.) in Tainan city, Taiwan. This project is Taiwan’s largest FPV system construction project in hydroelectric dam by Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic ...

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Japan’s hidden hydropower country taps water for carbon neutrality

Japan's effort to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 has grassroots corporate support in a region where developers are unlocking potential for water and wind power. Starting last month, the Toyama-based regional lender Hokuriku Bank has been using only electricity generated by local hydropower for its data center in central Toyama Prefecture, about 260 km northwest of Tokyo. The bank became t ...

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Voith Hydro and HYDROGRID successfully complete pilot phase of cooperation

Milestone in delivering the benefits of digitalization to the hydropower industry.Unique two-dimensional approach of combining asset health status information with optimal operational planning and dispatch.Strong demand for new digital product offering validated in selected European markets with global rollout to follow. HEIDENHEIM, GERMANY. Voith Hydro has taken the next step in delivering the benefit ...

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ADB to Close doors not just on coal

A multilateral agency’s plan to stop financing new coal power plants will be meaningless if not matched with a strong push fo renewable energy (RE) sources, environmentalists said. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and the Center for Energy, Ecology and Development (CEED) fear without clear RE plans, other forms of fossil fuels will be pushed instead. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) i ...

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Andritz Hydro – HPP Upper Tamakoshi, Nepal – Successful pressure test of penstock

In February 2021, the pressure test of the lower horizontal penstock for the Upper Tamakoshi hydropower plant in Nepal was successfully completed to the utmost satisfaction of the customer. A penstock portion of 377 m length along with six bifurcators and branch pipes was subjected to 115.1 bar for 30 minutes with water volume of 1.4 million cubic meters. The complete test was conducted over a period of 10 ...

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Financing the world’s energy transition: The full picture in 5 charts

Countries, companies, and banks are pledging their commitment to a rapid energy transition by 2050, dependent on a full-scale shift in what energy the world relies on. But how is the energy transition actually getting financed?  A new report from the University of Oxford paints a mixed picture; while coal is feeling the pinch, and many renewable energy sectors are growing rapidly, oil and gas financing has ...

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