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    French utility awards contracts for small hydro project construction


    French utility Synergie Maurienne has awarded three contracts for the construction of the 3.2-MW Encombres a Saint la Porte small hydropower plant in the Savoy region.

    U.S. seeks concrete demolition, replacement at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for demolition and replacement of spillway chute slab and stilling basin concrete as well as joint and subdrain repairs at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam on the Missouri River in North Dakota.

    Canada utility qualifies civil works constructors for 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydro project


    Canadian utility BC Hydro invites applications for qualification to construct the main civil works of the 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

    Malawi seeks design for rehabilitation of Kamuzu Dam, evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2


    The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform detailed design and bid preparation for rehabilitation and raising of Kamuzu Dam as well as dam evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2.

    Hydroelectric projects, dams could be win-win for Pakistan


    Pakistan's hydroelectric power operators could be significantly vulnerable to climate change given the country's significant lack of water storage capacity, according to a report published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

    U.S. seeks firms able to perform hydropower, pumping plant engineering


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of providing hydroelectric power and pumping plant engineering, design, and analysis services.

    Hydroelectric power continues to play important role in Latin American energy mix, WEC says


    A recent report from the World Energy Council emphasizes hydroelectric power's role in helping Latin America and the Caribbean meet an increasing demand for energy.

    Endesa Chile increases funding of 150-MW Los Condores hydropower plant


    Endesa Chile has announced a US$661.5 million loan to build its new 150-MW Los Condores hydropower plant, the power generator announced earlier this week.

    Corps Cold Regions lab seeks bids to provide support services


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to provide a broad range of support services to its Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

    Triad Engineering seeks two senior geotechnical engineers


    Engineering consulting firm Triad Engineering Inc. seeks senior geotechnical engineers to work in its St. Albans, W.Va., and Athens, Ohio, offices.

    NHA seeks nominations for 2014 Henwood Award


    The National Hydropower Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Dr. Kenneth Henwood Award.

    Burundi seeks geotechnical design review of 31.5-MW Jiji Dam


    Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a geotechnical design review of the proposed dam for the 31.5-MW Jiji hydroelectric project on Burundi's Jiji River.

    Manitoba Hydro selects consortium to construct 695-MW Keeyask hydropower plant


    A team led by engineering firm Bechtel has been awarded a US$1.25 billion contract from Manitoba Hydro to construct the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric plant.

    Turkey firm seeks bids to complete construction of 62-MW Dogancay hydro project


    Turkish hydropower developer EnerjiSA Enerji Uretim A.S. seeks bids to complete construction and hydro-mechanical works of the 62-MW Dogancay hydroelectric project on Turkey's Dogancay Stream.

    India state seeks firms to build 300-MW Lakhwar hydroelectric project


    State utility Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (UJVNL) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 300-MW Lakhwar multi-purpose hydroelectric project on the Yamuna River in India's Uttarakhand State.

    Officials give update on Ethiopia's 6,000-MW Grand Renaissance hydroelectric project


    Ethiopian officials said they expect to be producing at least 750 MW of power from the Grand Renaissance hydropower plant within the next 18 months.

    DRC's controversial Inga 3 hydropower project receives IDA technical assistance grant


    The World Bank Group's Board of Directors approved a US$73.1 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to the Democratic Republic of Congo for the Inga 3 Basse Chute and Mid-size Hydropower Development Technical Assistance Project earlier today.

    Papua New Guinea seeks EPC contractor for 3-MW Divune hydro project


    Papua New Guinea utility PNG Power Ltd. seeks bids for engineering procurement and construction of the 3-MW Divune hydroelectric project at Popendetta in Oro Province.

    U.S. land agency seeks reconstruction of Montana's Judy Dam


    The Bureau of Land Management seeks bids for reconstruction of Judy Dam in Valley County, Montana.

    Burundi seeks dam engineer, hydrologist, geologist to review 31.5-MW Jiji hydro project


    Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from dam engineers, hydrologists and geologists to perform independent review of the proposed dam for the 31.5-MW Jiji hydroelectric project on Burundi's Jiji River.

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