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pumped hydro


Former Prime Ministers Tout Need for Pumped Storage and More Hydropower

Tony Blair and Malcolm Turnbull, former prime ministers of the UK and Australia, respectively, suggested pumped storage and more hydropower will be vitally important to electric grids around the world…


Voith Hydro successfully completes modernization work on South Africa's second largest pumped storage facility

Modernization of three generators of the Drakensberg power station under pandemic conditions successfully completed. Voith concept solves temperature and vibration issues. Underground pumped storage power plant increases quality and reliability…


POWER Digest [September 2020]

Milestone for First 700-MW Domestically Built Indian Nuclear Reactor. Unit 3 of the Kakrapar nuclear power plant in the Indian state of Gujarat—an indigenously designed 700-MW pressurized heavy water reactor…


Conveyor Energy Storage: A Battery and Pumped Hydro Alternative

A new conveyor-based system offers an alternative energy storage technology. The heart of the system is a reversible conveyor belt that converts between electrical energy and gravitational potential energy by…


Voith makes Swiss pumped storage power plant Ritom fit for the future

HEIDENHEIM/QUINTO. Technology group Voith recently received an extensive order for the Ritom pumped storage power plant in Switzerland. The plant has been in operation since as far back as 1920…