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Georgia seeks study, construction of 4.6-MW Marelisi hydro project

09/30/2014

Georgia's Ministry of Energy invites expressions of interest from firms to study, build, own and operate the 4.6-MW Marelisi hydroelectric project on Georgia's Bzholis Khevi River.

Bosnia names seven pre-qualifiers for construction of 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

09/30/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina has pre-qualified seven groups to bid for construction of the 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014

Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equip and construct a substation for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

Wales developer wins funding for initial work at 49.4-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage

09/29/2014

Wales developer Quarry Battery Co. announced its Snowdonia Pumped Hydro unit has received 3 million pounds (US$4.8 million) in private funding for initial work at the 49.9-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage project near Llanberis in Wales.

Welsh capital seeks 400-kW Radyr Weir hydro project for 19th century weir

09/29/2014

The City of Cardiff Council invites expressions of interest to construct the 400-kW Radyr Weir hydropower project utilizing a 19th century weir owned by the Welsh capital city.

Dam Safety and Security

09/26/2014

Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures

Ranking Options: A Simple Way to Identify Priorities

09/26/2014

How to prioritize multiple organizational objectives to allocate human and financial resources

Area hydro projects shut down, endangered by California fire

09/26/2014

Several hydropower projects in California's Sierra Nevada shut down temporarily due to danger from a giant California wildfire but no major damage was reported to hydro facilities.

What's Hot in Underwater Work at Dams and Hydro Plants

09/25/2014

Divers and ROVs: A cost-effective solution when performing underwater work

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Dam Safety

Dam Safety and Security

09/26/2014 Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil st...

Area hydro projects shut down, endangered by California fire

09/26/2014 Several hydropower projects in California's Sierra Nevada shut down temp...

Dam Design & Construction

Georgia seeks study, construction of 4.6-MW Marelisi hydro project

09/30/2014 Georgia's Ministry of Energy invites expressions of interest from firms ...

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014 Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equi...

Canals, Tunnels & Penstocks

Bosnia names seven pre-qualifiers for construction of 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

09/30/2014 Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina has pre-qualified seve...

Welsh capital seeks 400-kW Radyr Weir hydro project for 19th century weir

09/29/2014 The City of Cardiff Council invites expressions of interest to construct...

Underwater Work

What's Hot in Underwater Work at Dams and Hydro Plants

09/25/2014 Divers and ROVs: A cost-effective solution when performing underwater work

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