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Voith to supply equipment for small hydropower plant Gradište

15.01.2019


Technology group Voith has won an order for the manufacture, supply and commissioning of two StreamDivers for the Gradište small hydropower plant (SHPP) in Macedonia. According to the company’s press release, the plant is one of 12 facilities currently planned for the river Vardar, with the aim of increasing the hydropower share within Macedonia’s total…



KESH adopts climate risk management plan

09.01.2019


Albania’s state-owned power utility KESH, whose production is almost entirely dependent on hydropower plants (HPP), has adopted its first climate risk management plan, a strategic approach to address the challenges posed by rising temperatures and increasing hydrological variability. KESH operates a 1,350 MW hydropower cascade on the Drin River. It is facing challenges due to…



Tendering: Concession to build small hydropower plant Štedrić 1


The Republika Srpska Ministry of Industry, Energy, and Mining has launched tendering for a concession to build the Štedrić 1 small hydropower plant (SHPP) on the river Štedrić, a tributary of the river Zeleni Jadar. The construction of SHPP Štedrić 1, with an estimated installed capacity of 0.58 MW and annual output of 3.54 GWh…



Albania’s Magna Energy seeks permit to build small HPP near Gjirokastra


Albanian company Magna Energy has applied for a building permit for the construction of a small hydro power plant (HPP), the energy ministry said. The company plans to build a HPP of up to 2 MW on a tributary of Drinos river in Albania’s southern region of Gjirokastra, the energy ministry said in a statement…



Albanian investors seek building permits for 2 HPPs of up to 2MW


Albania’s energy ministry said it has received two applications for building permits for small hydro power plants (HPP) in the southwestern region of Lushnja. Local companies Hydro Green Energy Thana and Hydro Green Energy Murriz intend to build a HPP of up to 2 MW each at the Thana reservoir near the town of Lushnja,…



Bosnia’s HET to invest 9.5 mln euro in 2019


Bosnia’s hydro power producer Hidroelektrane na Trebisnjici (HET) plans to make investments worth 18.64 million marka ($10.9 million/9.5 million euro) in 2019, its parent company Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske (ERS) has said. The investments will be focused mainly on the construction of the 160 MW Dabar hydro power plant, ERS said in a statement last week….



Small hydropower plant in Macedonia: Voith wins order to supply two StreamDivers

20.12.2018


Technology group Voith has won an order for the manufacture, supply and commissioning of two StreamDivers for the small hydropower plant Gradiste in Macedonia. The company will also supervise installation and supply the gate valves. The power plant is set to go into operation early in 2020 and will supply clean power to up to…



HEP says to invest EUR 135 million in renewables on average annually to lift share to 50% by 2030

18.12.2018


Croatia’s state power utility Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP) plans to invest HRK 1 billion (around EUR 135 million) in renewable energy sources on average annually, in what will enable it to increase the renewables share from 35% to 50% by 2030, according to a news release from HEP. HEP plans to achieve the target through the…



Montenegro’s EPCG to invest 3.3 mln euro in overhaul of five HPPs

13.12.2018


Montenegrin state-controlled power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) [MNG:EPCG] plans to invest 3.26 million euro ($3.72 million) in the overhaul of five small hydropower plants (HPPs), it said. The company plans to call a tender for the reconstruction of Rijeka Crnojevica, Podgor, Lijeva Rijeka, Savnik and Rijeka Musovica HPPs in the third quarter of 2019,…



3.6 Billion Kuna Invested in Hydropower Plants in Croatia

12.12.2018


The national power provider HEP is implementing a large-scale investment cycle that includes 3.6 billion kuna worth of investment in revitalising hydropower plants in Croatia, which will contribute to GDP growth, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said in Ozalj on Thursday at a ceremony marking the launch of power generator B at the Ozalj 1 hydropower…