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    Satellites could help Brazil's hydroelectric power operators forecast weather patterns


    Brazilian researchers have met to discuss the use of satellites to collect hydrometeorological data to better forecast weather-related events.

    NYPA releases annual report


    The 2013 Annual Report released by the New York Power Authority earlier this week reveals that the utility is in a strong financial position and a leading provider of low-cost electricity.

    Hydro-Quebec celebrates 70th birthday


    Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec celebrated its 70th anniversary earlier this week, noting that hydroelectric power was and continues to be part of the company's success.

    Apple acquires 45-Mile small hydropower project


    Electronics giant Apple has acquired a small hydroelectric plant near the company's data center in Prineville, Ore.

    Financiers agree to Indonesian small hydropower investment strategy


    Financial groups Mandiri Investment Management and Armstrong Asset Management have entered into a co-investment strategy that will emphasize small hydroelectric power development in Indonesia.

    Rep. McMorris Rodgers to be honored, speak at upcoming NHA conference


    The National Hydropower Association has announced Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will be honored as one of the organization's Legislators of the Year for her advocacy of hydroelectric power.

    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.

    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.

    NHA adds DOE Secretary Moniz, FERC Commissioner Clark to annual conference lineup


    The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Tony Clark as speakers at the upcoming NHA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

    HRF, NHA seek input from hydro industry members


    The Hydro Research Foundation and the National Hydropower Association are collaborating on a research and development survey of hydroelectric power industry members.

    NHA seeks nominations for 2014 Henwood Award


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

    Upgrade Improves Usefulness of FERC Notices on HydroWorld.com


    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.

    Hydro Hall of Fame who's who of industry history


    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.

    World Bank's Meike van Ginneken to speak during HydroVision International keynote


    The organizers of HydroVision International 2014 are pleased to announce that Meike van Ginneken of the World Bank will participate as a keynote speaker at the upcoming conference and exhibition in Nashville, Tenn.

    Hydroelectric power key in Manitoba Hydro, Great River Energy memorandum


    A recently signed memorandum of understanding will investigate the sale of up to 600 MW of electricity from Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro to American power cooperative Great River Energy.

    Hydroelectric power prominent part of Africa's energy future, AEEP says


    A meeting between high-level leaders from Africa and Europe has established the goal of providing energy access to 100 million Africans by 2020, and hydroelectric power will play a key role.

    Japanese auto giant hopes to capitalize on Bhutan's hydroelectric power surplus


    Bhutan and Japanese car manufacturer Nissan have signed a deal that will make use of the Himalayan country's abundance of hydroelectric power.

    LIHI awards low-impact certification to 8-MW Milford hydropower plant


    The Low Impact Hydropower Institute's governing board awarded low-impact certification status to the 8-MW Milford hydropower project.

    EIB grants loan for Pakistan's 128-MW Keyal Khwar hydropower project


    The European Investment Bank has granted a US$137 million long-term loan to the government of Pakistan for the construction of the 128-MW Keyal Khwar hydropower project during a ceremony earlier today.

    FERC offers to help hydro licensees respond to California drought


    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has advised 128 hydropower licensees as well as state and federal resource agencies that it will perform swift review of license amendment requests to conserve water during California's drought.

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