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POWER Digest [February 2020]

Indonesia Readying to Build 145-MW Floating Solar Plant. Pembangkitan Jawa Bali (PJB), a subsidiary of Indonesian state electricity company PT PLN, is planning to begin construction of the $129 million Cirata…


Award-Winning Pumped-Storage Hydro Facility a Modern Marvel

The Frades II pumped-storage hydro project in Portugal took advantage of existing dams to incorporate a scheme that includes the largest variable-speed reversible units installed in Europe. The facility provides…


Integrated Solar-Hydro Project Takes Float

The combination of solar power and water is in use around the world, with various solar arrays placed on lakes to provide renewable energy from the sun. However, a project…


Alqueva II Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant, Alqueva, Portugal

Owner/operator: Energias de PortugalCourtesy: Alstom European Union carbon emission limitations and a lack of indigenous fossil fuel resources pushed Portugal in 2000 to embrace renewable energy. Today, Portugal supplies over…