The San Diego County Water Authority has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a potential 500-megawatt pumped storage project at the San Vicente Reservoir site that could lessen upward pressure on water rates and also increase opportunities for renewable energy penetration throughout the region by leveraging existing infrastructure at San Vicente Reservoir.
KGAL has announced the first closing of its core plus European renewable fund ESPF 4. With €255 million (US$294 million) of committed equity, the Luxembourg-based SICAV-SIF vehicle has attracted large commitments from four major European institutional investors.
The government of Nigeria has issued a request for expressions of interest (EOI) for the operation and maintenance of a hydropower plant located in Kaduna State.
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has announced the first close of Climate Investor One (CIO), at US$412 million.
A recently formed affiliate of Hull Street Energy, has completed the acquisition of 100% of the ownership interests in Nautilus Hydro, LLC ("Nautilus Hydro") from funds managed by affiliates of The Carlyle Group.
Argentina’s Federal Energy Council has unanimous given the go-ahead for the development of the stalled 1,310-MW Nestor Kirchner–Jorge Cepernic hydropower complex planned for Santa Cruz River in Argentina.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's government (Pakistan) has decided to carry out the 545-MW Kaiga Hydro project at Kandia valley in Kohistan.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded the AED58 million (US$15 million) consultancy contract for the pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at Hatta Dam to France’s EDF.
The government of Albania has launched the tender process for the development of an hydropower project on the Vjosa river under PPP scheme.
Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has announced it is considering to develop a hydropower project under a PPP model with a mix of domestic and international investments.
The Nepalese government has decided to award the contract to construct the Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project to China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC).
North Sky Capital has announced the closing of two investment funds at US$300 million.
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors has authorized the Water Authority, in conjunction with the City of San Diego, to begin seeking detailed proposals for a potential energy storage facility at San Vicente Reservoir.
Fortis Inc.and Teck Resources Limited have announced an agreement under which Fortis will purchase Teck’s two-thirds interest in the Waneta Dam and related transmission assets in British Columbia, Canada, for CAD1.2 billion cash (US$878 million).
Fortum and the City of Oslo have entered into an agreement to restructure their ownership in Hafslund ASA, one of the largest listed power groups in the Nordic region.
ArcLight Capital Partners has announced that its affiliate, Great River Hydro, has closed its acquisition of TransCanada’s New England hydroelectric power portfolio.
Appalachian Power, a utility subsidiary of American Electric Power and Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC have completed a transaction transferring ownership of the Reusens hydroelectric facility on the James River near Lynchburg to Eagle Creek.
Later this year, concession rights for five hydropower projects will be auctioned by Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy
Dominovas Energy Corporation has announced that it has received from the Angolan Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEA) an invitation to secure the exclusive right to an 18 MW hydroelectric project.
The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) awarded the contract of consultancy services worth PKR868 million (US$8.23 million) through an international competitive bidding for 2nd Rehabilitation of Warsak Hydroelectric Power Station to a Joint Venture comprising four firms led by Dolsar from Turkey.