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IDB loan approved for 80-MW hydro project in Bolivia

11/30/2009

Bolivia will receive US$106 million in loans from the Inter-American Development Bank to finance the construction of the 80-MW Misicuni hydroelectric project.

India state seeks tunnel construction for 195-MW Kashang

11/20/2009

India's Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. (HPPC) seeks bids for tunnel civil works for the 195-MW Kashang hydroelectric project on the Kashang River in Himachal Pradesh State.

Niger seeks relocation consultants for 125-MW Kandadji

11/20/2009

The government of Niger invites expressions of interest from consultants for three contracts involving social and economic relocation of residents in the area of the proposed 125-MW Kandadji Dam on the Niger River.

Ethiopia celebrates completion of Tekeze hydroelectric project

11/16/2009

Ethiopia’s 300-MW Tekeze hydroelectric project, the largest public works project in Ethiopia’s history, is complete, said Colorado-based MWH, the engineering and construction firm that oversaw the design and construction.

Resident engineer sought for Ohio River's 105-MW Meldahl

11/13/2009

MWH, the owner's engineer for the 105-MW Meldahl hydroelectric project, seeks a resident engineer to supervise site work at the project being built at the Corps of Engineers' Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam on the Ohio River.

GEI Consultants selected for Long Hollow project

11/05/2009

GEI Consultants Inc. will provide dam engineering services for the Long Hollow Dam and Reservoir project on the La Plata River near Durango, Colo.

Vietnam extends date for construction consultants at 260-MW Trung Son

11/04/2009

Trung Son Hydropower Project Management Board has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to assist in tendering and construction supervision of the 260-MW Trung Son hydroelectric project on Vietnam's Ma River.

Power Machines ships equipment for 750-MW La Yesca project

11/02/2009

Russian equipment supplier JSC Power Machines said it has shipped the second consignment of equipment manufactured for the 750-MW La Yesca hydroelectric project in Mexico.

Vietnam seeks construction consultants for 260-MW Trung Son

10/29/2009

Trung Son Hydropower Project Management Board invites expressions of interest from consultants to assist in tendering and construction supervision of the 260-MW Trung Son hydroelectric project on Vietnam's Ma River.

U.K. center seeks test stand for wave, tidal energy prototypes

10/26/2009

The New and Renewable Energy Centre (NAREC) of the United Kingdom seeks bids for construction of test stand equipment for the development of wave and tidal energy prototypes at the NAREC Test Facility at Blyth on northern England's eastern coast.

Tanzania sees bidding in December for 8-MW Malagarasi

10/19/2009

The government of Tanzania expects to issue bids in December 2009 for design and construction of the 8-MW Malagarasi hydroelectric project on the Malagarasi River.

Austria utility seeks construction supervision for 430-MW Reisseck 2

10/16/2009

Austria utility Verbund Austrian Hydro Power AG seeks bids for construction supervision and for geological consultation for the 430-MW Reisseck 2 pumped-storage project in Austria.

India state seeks EM equipment for 100-MW Sainj

10/12/2009

India’s Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. (HPPC) seeks bids for electro-mechanical equipment for the 100-MW Sainj hydroelectric project on the Sainj River in India’s Himachal Pradesh State.

HRW Briefings

10/01/2009

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10/01/2009

Meridian granted water for New Zealand project

09/29/2009

New Zealand’s Environment Court has approved Meridian Energy’s request to use water from Lake Waitaki for a 260-MW hydropower project.

Nepal seeks construction supervision for 60-MW Upper Trushuli 3A

09/25/2009

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide construction supervision of the 60-MW Upper Trishuli 3A hydroelectric project in Nepal’s Central Development Region.

Alstom-led consortium wins contract for Dagachhu project

09/14/2009

Dagachhu Hydro Power Corp. has awarded a contract to French engineering group Alstom to supply key equipment for the construction of a hydropower project on Bhutan’s Dagachhu River.

Muhr celebrates 50 years of service

09/09/2009

Muhr, a specialist in the engineering and construction of hydropower plants, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary Sept. 25, 2009.

Lesotho seeks consultants for five Metolong Dam tasks

09/03/2009

The government of Lesotho invites expressions of interest from consultants for five separate contracts related to the Metolong Dam and Water Supply Program.


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