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Basin agency seeks design of two French reservoirs, possible hydro projects

01/23/2015

France's Adour River Basin agency seeks bids to design and manage construction of two reservoirs in the basin with possible development of hydro projects.

Obama: America free to write energy future

01/21/2015

Though President Barack Obama did not discuss his energy policies as much last night as he has in some of his other State of the Union addresses, he still praised American power generators for their commitment in meeting his environmental goals.

World Bank seeks strategic planning for India's Ganga River Basin

01/21/2015

The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to help the government of India in strategic basin planning for the Ganga River Basin.

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Scotland moves forward on a 10-MW small hydroelectric project in Den of Arlie

01/19/2015

Development in Den of Airlie will move forward now that the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SPEA) is satisfied with the results of a four-year-long environmental impact study submitted by Airlie Castle property owners. Formerly a nature reserve, but now an area of special scientific interest, the area’s study indicates a small hydroelectric project would have needed economic benefits to the community and have no major adverse negative impacts to the environment. 

U.S. seeks firms for salmon study in area of 2.79-MW Warm Springs, Coyote Valley dams

01/19/2015

A U.S. fisheries agency seeks information on firms able to monitor salmon in California's Russian River in the areas of the 2.79-MW Warm Springs and Coyote Valley dams.

French engineer seeks trashrack, fish passage for 8-MW Pebernat hydro project

01/16/2015

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply and install a trashrack and downstream fish passage at the 8-MW Pebernat hydroelectric project on the Ariege River in France's Ariege Department.

HydroVision Russia 2015 keynote address to include World Energy Council, Russian Federation involvement

01/16/2015

The organizers of HydroVision Russia and POWER-GEN Russia are pleased to announce the support of the Russian Federation's Ministry of Energy and other industry leaders, making the upcoming conference and exhibition an important event for all those working Russia's energy market.

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01/15/2015

One thing I really enjoy about my job is that every day is different.

U.S. seeks firms to supply standby generator at 810-MW Little Goose Dam

01/14/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to supply a standby generator to the juvenile fish facility at the 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

Nile Lakes states seek water quality, ecological studies for 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydro project

01/13/2015

Nile Equatorial Lakes states invite expressions of interest from consultants to perform water quality baseline studies and ecological baseline studies for the proposed 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project on the Kagera River.

Parker Hannifin introduces portable purification system for hydropower projects

01/12/2015

Equipment manufacturer Parker Hannifin released a new portable purification system with applications in the hydroelectric power sector at the recent POWER-GEN International conference and exhibition in Orlando.

McGill study examines global impact of dams on waterways large and small

01/07/2015

A new study published by McGill University examines how both existing and planned dam infrastructure impacts people and surrounding ecosystems through river flow and fragmentation.

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