NHPC, a state-owned hydropower business, intends to combine with THDC India Ltd and North Eastern Electric Power Corp. Ltd (Neepco), two additional public-sector hydropower enterprises. The combined company is estimated to have a market valuation of around 70,000 crore. The idea to establish a mega hydropower firm comes at aContinue Reading

Water Batteries

Water batteries also known as pumped storage hydropower is the most dominant form of energy storage on the electric grid today. It also plays an important role in bringing more renewable resources on to the grid. Water batteries are made of two big pools of water, one high above the other,Continue Reading

storage technology

The role of renewable energy and storage technologies in helping the world to combat climate change is expected to be a key theme at the COP26, which is being hosted by the UK this year. With the world’s renewable energy capacity reaching record levels, four storage technologies are fundamental toContinue Reading

coal mines

The hydropower major Rye Development has come up with a strategy to make Kentucky’s old coal mine a hub of the long duration energy storage trend. The new long duration storage project is going to be a closed loop system that would run to Bell County, which is situated nearContinue Reading


We know what we need to do to cut carbon emissions and clean up the air we breathe — replace fossil fuel-burning vehicles with EVs, and fossil fuel power plants with renewable energy sources. Stating the problem and the solution may be simple, but actually achieving it is difficult. Today’sContinue Reading

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) will conduct a study on increasing energy output from Tasmania’s existing hydropower system. Arena is also considering an application from Hydro Tasmania to potentially develop 13 potential new pumped-storage hydro-power projects. The new pumped-storage hydro-power schemes could have a total installed combined capacity of upContinue Reading