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Solar power doubles pumped hydro output

The falling price of solar power during the day in Germany means pumped hydro operators can operate at low prices twice a day now, not just at night when traditional power is cheaper. This potentially doubles output because now reservoirs…

Portugal to install pumped hydro

Hydroelectric power has been around for a long time. With pumped hydro, water is pumped up to a reservoir during times of excess power production. When power is needed, the water is released to power turbines and create electricity, and…