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World Regions 2006 P9

  • Mon Nov 13 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- Brazil utility to sell stake in 1,140-MW Machadinho
    Brazilian utility Centrais Eletricas de Santa Catarina S.A. plans to sell its 12.16 percent stake in the 1,140-MW Machadinho hydroelectric project on the Sao Paulo stock exchange, Bovespa.
  • Fri Nov 10 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- Paraguay: Yacyreta pact to cut debt by US$6.2 billion
    Paraguay says an initial accord with Argentina on a debt relief plan for the jointly owned 3,200-MW Yacyreta hydroelectric project will slash the debt it owes to the Argentine treasury by US$6.2 billion.
  • Fri Nov 10 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- European bank considers funding Italy renewables, hydro
    The European Investment Bank is considering a plan to provide 400 million euros (US$508.5 million) to Italian utility Enel Produzione S.p.A. for renewable energy projects including hydropower.
  • Fri Nov 10 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- Ontario names developers for four small projects
    Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources named four companies Nov. 9 to explore development of hydropower sites on government-owned land totaling 10.8 MW.
  • Thu Nov 09 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- Novelis sells Brazil's 155-MW Cacu-Barra dos Coqueiros
    U.S.-based aluminum producer Novelis Inc. announced the sale of the proposed 155-MW Cacu-Barra dos Coqueiros hydroelectric complex in Brazil to steel producer Gerdau Acos Longos S.A.
  • Thu Nov 09 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- India seeks consultants to expand reservoir management
    India's National Institute of Hydrology seeks expressions of interest from consultants to extend India's Hydrological Information System to all potential users.
  • Thu Nov 09 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- French hydro operator to seek gates, valves for Rhone plants
    Compagnie Nationale du Rhone invites applications for pre-qualification to supply gates and valves for its system of navigation locks and hydropower plants on France's Rhone River.
  • Wed Nov 08 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- U.N. clean energy windfall seen bypassing Africa
    Explosive growth in a US$2 billion United Nations carbon market -- under the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gas emissions -- is largely bypassing Africa, delegates told a Nairobi climate change conference November 7.
  • Wed Nov 08 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- Russia security chief: Terrorists target hydro plants
    The head of Russia's FSB state security service, Nikolai Patrushev, said November 7 that terrorists were plotting to blow up dams, waterways, and hydroelectric stations in the south of the country.
  • Wed Nov 08 00:00:00 CST 2006 -- Patel to build powerhouse for India's 600-MW Loharinag Pala
    India's NTPC Ltd. has awarded a contract to Patel Engineering Ltd. to build the powerhouse and penstock for the 600-MW Loharinag Pala hydroelectric project on the Bhagirathi River in Uttaranchal State.

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