hydroelectricity

Report

2 Aug 2018

Well-planned dams can bring considerable economic benefits and improve water, food and energy security. They can also have the opposite effect if they are poorly planned or maintained.

Report

Concept study knowledge sharing report
6 Jun 2018

Hydro Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation initiative would double Tasmania’s existing flexible generation capacity. The iniative is a bundle of proposed projects that include redeveloping existing hydro-electric power stations, building new pumped hydro plants and expanding the role of Tasmania in the NEM using new...

Report

A Marsden Jacob final report prepared for Snowy Hydro Limited
31 Jan 2018

This report presents the findings of an independent study by Marsden Jacob Associates of the changing nature of wholesale energy supply in the National Electricity Market (NEM) associated with the increasing penetration of intermittent generation, and the market benefits that would be provided by the...

Report

21 Dec 2017

This feasibility study confirms that the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro expansion project is both technically and financially feasible.

Report

21 Sep 2017

Energy storage is important in securing the stability of an electricity grid. Pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) could have a huge impact upon the Australian electricity grid. This project focuses upon the resource potential within Australia and other countries.

Audio

16 Mar 2017

The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, says a plan to expand the Snowy Hydro scheme to include modern pumped hydro technology will continue the tradition of courage and vision of those who built the original project four decades ago.

But the Federal Opposition says all...

Conference paper

15 Apr 2014

Between 1940 and 1970 the New Zealand Government undertook an extensive expansion programme of hydro-electric power infrastructure across New Zealand’s North and South Islands. This paper documents the advice and collaboration that occurred between the New Zealand Government and various agencies of the Governments of...

Journal article

1 Jan 2000

Abstract:

Over the last fifteen years the small island nations in the South Pacific have seen the introduction of various forms of renewable energy technologies. In spite of high expectations from the development of indigenous renewable energy resources using nonconventional approaches (wind power,...

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