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Grand Renaissance Hydropower Project

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

03/20/2014

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.

Dealing with Excessive Leakage through a Dam

03/20/2014

Excessive leakage through the Vojmsjon Dam on the Angermanalven River in Sweden led owner Vattenreglerings-foretagen to consider a renovation.

ICOLD 82nd Annual Meeting: Dams in Global Environmental Challenges

03/20/2014

Professionals in dam design, construction, maintenance and hydroelectric generation will be offered a series of educational seminars, tours of Indonesian hydro facilities and a trade exhibition during the International Commission on Large Dams' 82nd Annual Meeting, to be held June 2-6 in Bali, Indonesia.

Inga 3 Hydropower Project

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

03/20/2014

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

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

03/18/2014

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.

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Upgrade Improves Usefulness of FERC Notices on HydroWorld.com

03/18/2014

Subscribers to the premium content portion of the HydroWorld.com website now can access email addresses for contacts at hydroelectric projects licensed or permitted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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

03/18/2014

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

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

03/17/2014

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.

Ice Harbor Dam

U.S. seeks draft tube, scroll case hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor, 810-MW Lower Monumental dams

03/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply new draft tube and scroll case personnel hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam and 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

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Vietnam utility seeks bids to equip 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydro project

03/14/2014

Vietnam's Northern Power Corp. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydroelectric project in Vietnam.

Hydro Hall of Fame who's who of industry history

03/13/2014

For those who have never traveled to America's heartland or might otherwise be unfamiliar with it, there's an old honky-tonk located on the corner of Easton and Main in Tulsa called Cain's Ballroom.

Wanapum Dam

Evaluations continue at Grant PUD's Wanapum Dam

03/13/2014

The Grant County Public Utilities District will work with contractor Kuney-Goebel JV and subcontractors to begin investigative drilling after a crack was discovered in Wanapum Dam's pier monolith No. 4 in February.

Malawi extends call for gates, civil construction, weed collector at Kamuzu Barrage

03/13/2014

The government of Malawi has extended the deadlines for bids for gates, civil construction and a jib crane/weed collector for the upgrade of Kamuzu Barrage at Liwonde on Malawi's Shire River.

Enguri Hydropower Project

Georgia renews call to refurbish waterways of 1,250-MW Enguri, 245-Vardnili cascade

03/11/2014

Georgia project operator Engurhesi Ltd. seeks bids for civil works construction to refurbish waterways and to construct a new discharge channel for the 1,250-MW Enguri hydroelectric project and the 245-MW Vardnili hydropower cascade on Georgia's Enguri River.

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Canadian Dam Association accepting abstracts for 2014 conference

03/10/2014

The Canadian Dam Association is now inviting abstracts for papers and presentations for the 2014 CDA Conference.

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Senior hydro engineer sought for consultant's California office

03/10/2014

Environmental and natural resources management consultant Cardno ENTRIX seeks applications for a senior hydropower engineer to work in the firm's Concord office.

Transitions

03/07/2014

News about recent job changes in the hydro industry for March 2014

Dam Safety & Security

03/07/2014

Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures for March 2014

Squeaky Clean: Remote-Controlled Dam Washer Gets the Job Done

03/07/2014

Cleaning house takes on a different meaning at Tacoma Power's hydroelectric projects. In the past, when moss needed to be removed from the face of the dams, employees at the company's seven western Washington dams found themselves in a precarious position: hanging from a safety harness, being lowered down the side of a dam by ropes.

Aboriginal Project Ownership on the Kapuskasing River

03/07/2014

The 22-MW Kapuskasing waterpower project in Ontario, Canada, successfully demonstrates a new business model for hydropower as it brings together three Aboriginal communities, a municipality, and a private developer in a strategic development partnership, sharing equity equally between community and developer.

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