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Simplicio Hydropower Complex

Reservoir filling begins at Brazil's Simplicio hydroelectric complex

02/26/2013

It won't be long until Brazil's 334-MW Simplicio complex begins producing energy as the hydropower project's reservoir is now under way, according to state-run power company Eletrobras Furnas.

U.S. seeks dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam

02/22/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids from small businesses to perform dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam on California's Little Truckee River.

River Lyon

Scottish micro hydro project developers charged with destroying mussel habitat

02/20/2013

Developers of a 1.5 MW mini hydro project in a Highland Perthshire glen are facing fines up to US$245,000 for killing a protected species and causing long-term environmental damage to Scotland's River Lyon.

Adyanpara Waterfalls

Construction of new micro hydro project begins in India's Kerala state

02/18/2013

A new micro hydro project in India's Kerala state should help decrease power shortages in Malappuram once commissioned in 2015, Kerala Minister for Electricity and Transport Aryadan Muhammed said.

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Construction of Pakistan's Keyal Khwar hydro project could begin in April, WAPDA says

02/13/2013

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) expects to begin construction of its 122-MW Keyal Khwar hydroelectric plant in April, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Report says worldwide development of hydroelectric power slow in 2011

02/13/2013

New research from the Worldwatch Institute suggests that growth in hydroelectric power development tapered in 2011, according to a recently published report.

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Contractor Services Group wins fish habitat improvement contract

02/12/2013

Contractor Services Group Inc. of West Sacramento has been awarded a contract worth about US$3.6 million to construct a new fish barrier and weir as part of the Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project.

Pakistan hydro project developer seeks roller-compacted concrete equipment

02/12/2013

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply roller-compacted concrete equipment for its Central Material Testing Laboratory.

China extends bidding to build 90-MW Tugutang hydropower plant, ship lock

02/06/2013

Hunan Xiangjiang Navigation Construction & Development Corp. has extended the deadline for bids to construct a ship lock, dam sluices, and powerhouse for the 90-MW Tugutang hydroelectric project on the Xiang River in China's Hunan Province.

Zambia seeks consultants for multi-purpose dam development project planning

02/05/2013

The government of Zambia invites expressions of interest from consultants to consolidate and update the nation's water resources infrastructure development plan including development of multi-purpose dam projects.

U.S. seeks fish passage contractors for New Savannah Bluff Dam

01/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of constructing a fish passage facility at New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam on the Savannah River on the Georgia-South Carolina border.

U.S. seeks fish passage contractors for New Savannah Bluff Dam

01/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of constructing a fish passage facility at New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam on the Savannah River on the Georgia-South Carolina border.

Paraguay reopens bidding to build 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project

01/29/2013

Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) has relaunched bidding for civil and hydro-mechanical works of the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project on Paraguay's border with Argentina and Brazil.

Paraguay reopens bidding to build 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project

01/29/2013

Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) has relaunched bidding for civil and hydro-mechanical works of the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project on Paraguay's border with Argentina and Brazil.

Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan sees Indus Water Treaty violations in proposed Pakal Dul hydroelectric plant

01/22/2013

Pakistan's Punjab Irrigation Department has objected to Indian plans for a new 1,500 MW hydroelectric plant at the Pakal Dul Dam, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan sees Indus Water Treaty violations in proposed Pakal Dul hydroelectric plant

01/22/2013

Pakistan's Punjab Irrigation Department has objected to Indian plans for a new 1,500 MW hydroelectric plant at the Pakal Dul Dam, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Sierra Leone seeks manager to expand 50-MW Bumbuna hydro project to 250 MW

01/22/2013

Sierra Leone's energy ministry invites applications to serve as project manager for the expansion of the 50-MW Bumbuna hydroelectric project to as much as 250 MW.

Sierra Leone seeks manager to expand 50-MW Bumbuna hydro project to 250 MW

01/22/2013

Sierra Leone's energy ministry invites applications to serve as project manager for the expansion of the 50-MW Bumbuna hydroelectric project to as much as 250 MW.

Tendering expected by U.S. for dam safety work at 3.65-MW Stampede

01/16/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids from small businesses to perform dam safety civil work at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam on California's Little Truckee River.

Tendering expected by U.S. for dam safety work at 3.65-MW Stampede

01/16/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids from small businesses to perform dam safety civil work at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam on California's Little Truckee River.

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