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World Regions 2011 P11

  • 07/27/2011 -- Governor: Susitna hydropower project moving ahead in Alaska
    Alaska is moving ahead with the $4.5 billion Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project, the state's governor reported. The hydro project is slated for completion by 2023.
  • 07/26/2011 -- HydroVision International sets new attendance record
    For the second consecutive year, the number of people attending HydroVision International reached an all-time high as hydropower professionals throughout the world gathered in Sacramento, Calif., to promote the use of sustainable hydropower.
  • 07/20/2011 -- HydroVision International keynote: Hydro growth potential great
    Hydropower has much growth potential in future U.S. power generation with the right policies in place, several speakers said during the keynote address at HydroVision International 2011 in Sacramento, Calif.
  • 07/12/2011 -- Nigeria, China sign Kainji hydro plant modernization contract
    The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has signed a contract with Hydrochina Huadong Engineering Corp. and Harbin Electricity Corp. of China for rehabilitation of the Kainji hydro station in Nigeria.
  • 07/01/2011 -- Xcel, subsidiary acquitted in hydropower plant deaths trial
    Xcel Energy and subsidiary Public Service Company of Colorado have been acquitted of charges in a criminal trial over the deaths of five workers in a fire at Cabin Creek hydropower project in 2007, wire services reported.
  • 07/01/2011 -- Court ruling does not affect transmission project for HidroAysen hydro complex in Chile
    A local court ruling against the 2,750-MW HidroAysen hydropower project slated for Chile's southern region XI will not affect the submission of an EIA for the scheme's US$3 billion transmission line, a spokesman for the JV responsible for the project told wire services.
  • 07/01/2011 -- Renaissance for Pumped Storage in Europe
    By Mathias ZuberConsulting company ecoprog anticipates more than 60 new pumped-storage plants with a total capacity of about 27 GW will be built in Europe by 2020, with the market particularly booming in Spain, Switzerland and Austria.
  • 07/01/2011 -- Using Cameras for Online Generator Monitoring
    By Mohammad S. EslamipourA new optical three-dimensional coorinate measuring system can be used to provide real-time monitoring of generator condition, including air gap, stator circularity, rotor rim position, vibration and more.
  • 07/01/2011 -- Demonstrating Feasibility of a Wide-Area Maintenance System in Thailand
    By Kanchit Ngamsanroaj and Hisashi TakamineInstallation of a wide-area maintenance system for hydroelectric facilities in Thailand will allow Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand to reduce man-hours required for plant operation and maintenance, decrease unit downtime and extend the time between inspections and overhauls.
  • 07/01/2011 -- Addressing the Challenges of Conflicting Demand
    Yong Jiao, the Chinese vice minister for water, gave the keynote address at the recent 79th annual meeting of the International Commission on Large Dams, which held its international symposium in Lucerne, Switzerland, in June.

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