-- Flow Science signs agreement with Green Twirl Flow Science Inc. has entered into an agreement with Green Twirl Energy Ltd. to provide computational fluid dynamics consultancy services to the water resource engineering industry.
-- Companies indicted for causing fatal fire at Cabin Creek A federal grand jury has indicted Xcel Energy Inc. and two other companies for violating federal safety rules and causing the death of five workers who died in a 2007 chemical fire at the Cabin Creek hydropower plant in Colorado.
-- TransAlta extends offer for Canadian Hydro TransAlta Corp has extended its C$654 million (US$600 million) hostile bid for Canadian Hydro Developers Inc. The move comes after securities regulators refused to block its target's poison pill.
-- Canadian Hydro's poison pill can stand Canadian regulators have denied TransAlta Corp.’s request to throw out Canadian Hydro’s shareholder rights plan, a poison pill meant to thwart TransAlta’s attempted takeover of the company.
-- Libby Dam wins national award The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2009 Natural Resources Management Project of the Year award has been given to the staff at Libby Dam, a 525-MW facility on the Kootenai River in Montana.
-- Egasa submits EIS for two hydro projects in Peru Peruvian generator Egasa has submitted an Environmental Impact Statement to Peru’s Energy and Mines Ministry for the $1 billion Lluta and Lluclla hydroelectric project in the Arequipa region.
-- Hydropower output in Chile plunges Chile’s hydropower production is well below normal thanks to a significant drop in rainfall, said Energy Minister Marcelo Tokman.