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Vietnam seeks construction consultants for 260-MW Trung Son


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


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


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


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


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.

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Meridian granted water for New Zealand project


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


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


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


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


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



India's NHPC again extends civil works bidding for 3,000-MW Dibang


India developer NHPC Ltd. again extended the pre-qualification deadline for one remaining civil works package of India's 3,000-MW Dibang hydroelectric project.

French utility seeks modifications to 187-MW Kembs


Electricite de France seeks bids for excavation and civil construction to add a second powerhouse and make environmental modifications to the 187-MW Kembs hydroelectric project on the Rhine River.

India firm wins contract to build Bhutan's 114-MW Dagachhu


Dagachhu Hydro Power Corp. Ltd. has awarded a contract to India's HCC for civil construction of the 114-MW Dagachhu hydroelectric project on Bhutan’s Dagachhu River.

Vietnam utility names implementation supervisor of 156-MW Song Bung 4


The project manager for Electricity of Vietnam has named Mott MacDonald of the United Kingdom to serve as implementation supervisor for construction of the 156-MW Song Bung 4 hydroelectric project.

RusHydro goal: Re-establish global status of Russian hydro technology


The head of Russian hydropower giant RusHydro says Russia has just five years to re-establish itself as the supplier of world-beating hydropower technology if it is not to lose out to competitors in the developing world.

Alstom Hydro to equip India's 500-MW Teesta 6


Developer Lanco Infra Tech Ltd. has awarded a contract to Alstom Hydro of France to supply four turbine-generators and other equipment for the 500-MW Teesta Stage 6 hydroelectric project on the Teesta River in India's Sikkim State.

India state seeks civil construction of 100-MW Sainj


India's Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. seeks bids for civil construction and hydro-mechanical works of the 100-MW Sainj hydroelectric project on India's Sainj River.

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