Vietnam: a turbine for Thac Mo hydropower plant

Alstom said it won a contract with Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), as part of the extension of the Thac Mo hydropower plant (150 MW) project in Vietnam. At a cost of nearly $13 million, this expansion i...

Gain for Harjavalta hydroelectric power plant

Alstom signed a contract with the owner of Harjavalta hydroelectric plant (72 MW), for the rehabilitation and modernization of two existing generators as well as providing a new alternator for a total...

Five Alstom turbines for Ratle hydroelectric plant

Alstom announced that it received a contract of more than 100 million euros from GVK Power and Infrastructure to equip Ratle hydropower plant (850 MW), India, whose commissioning is scheduled for 2017...

China: the great master of small hydropower

According to the latest report from GlobalData, the installed hydropower capacity worldwide increased from 896.9 gigawatts (GW) in 2006 to 1,072.1 GW in 2011, and should reach 1,443 GW by 2020, thanks...

China’s Three Gorges Dam is officially completed

The Three Gorges Dam in the heart of China, the Yangtze River in Hubei province is finally completed and fully connected to the network by installing the 32nd and last turbine of 700 MW. Started in 19...

China will need 230 GW by 2020

The largest concentration of wind turbines were recorded in the regions of Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang. Wind power in China for 2020 reached 230 gigawatts, an amount equivalent to thirteen times the e...

First Chinese 1GW hydro generator by 2020

The first Chinese hydro generators with a capacity exceeding one million kilowatts will be operational by 2020, said Cheng Yongquan, deputy general engineer of the China Three Gorges Corporation. The ...

France will renew its hydroelectric concessions

Ten hydroelectric power of 5,300 megawatts combined capacity, or 20% of the park concession will be renewed between 2010 and 2015, under the new procedure for awarding concessions, according to a pres...