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    • Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- Spillway construction starts at California's 199-MW Folsom Dam
      Federal, state, and local officials marked the start of construction Jan. 11 of an auxiliary spillway to increase flood protection at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam on California's American River.
    • Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- Hochtief values contract for Chile's 158-MW La Confluencia
      German-based Hochtief Construction AG announced its joint venture contract to build Chile's 158-MW La Confluencia hydroelectric project totals 175 million euros (US$254.6 million).
    • Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- India firm to develop 90-MW Mawphu
      North Eastern Electric Power Corp. Ltd. has signed a memorandum of agreement with India's Meghalaya State to build the 90-MW Mawphu hydroelectric project on the Umiew River.
    • Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- U.S. seeks Nigeria power sector study including hydro
      The U.S. Trade and Development Agency seeks applications from U.S. consultants to conduct a definitional mission of the power sector in Nigeria, including the potential for at least two hydroelectric projects.
    • Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- New England developer pursues 59 hydrokinetic projects
      Free Flow Power Corp. of Manchester, Mass., is pursuing development of 59 in-stream kinetic hydropower projects in seven states totaling 3,182 MW, all on the Mississippi River.
    • Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- India firm awards sediment study for 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti
      Tehri Hydro Development Corp. Ltd. has awarded a contract to a Danish firm to conduct sediment handling studies for the 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydroelectric project on the Alaknanda River.
    • Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- South Korea utility to study Bolivia's 120-MW Misicuni
      Korea Electric Power Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding with Bolivia officials January 21 to study building a 120-MW hydroelectric plant as part of Bolivia's Misicuni multipurpose water project.
    • Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- Vietnam firm wins tunnel contract for 210-MW Dak My 4
      Vietnam hydro project builder Cavico Corp. announced its Cavico Power JSC unit received an US$11 million contract to build a headrace tunnel and surge tank for the 210-MW Dak My 4 hydroelectric project.
    • Thu Jan 24 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- DR Congo to seek bids for Inga rehabilitation, distribution work
      The Democratic Republic of Congo says it expects to seek bids for additional rehabilitation of the Inga hydroelectric complex on the Congo River as well as work on the Kinshasa area electricity distribution system.
    • Thu Jan 24 00:00:00 CST 2008 -- FERC certifies North Carolina projects for tax credits
      The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has certified incremental generation at two small projects on the Mayo River in North Carolina to be eligible for renewable energy production tax credits.

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