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HydroVision International

World's largest hydroelectric power event three-peats as "Fastest 50" recipient

02/12/2014

HydroVision International, the world's largest event dedicated to the hydroelectric power industry, has again been recognized by Trade Show Executive as one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the United States.

Ederline Small Hydropower Plant

Gilkes Energy completes work on 1.9-MW Ederline small hydropower plant

02/11/2014

Scotland's 1.9-MW Ederline micro hydropower project is now generating energy, developer Gilkes Energy Ltd. has announced.

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Hydroelectric power and Russia's energy future

02/10/2014

With the eyes of the world on Russia as Sochi hosts the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide chief editor David Appleyard and HydroWorld.com online editor Michael Harris turn their eyes to the state of Russia's power market.

Matthew Chan

Parsons Brinckerhoff names new head of western hydroelectric power operations

02/06/2014

Infrastructure developer and operator Parsons Brinckerhoff has announced Dr. Matthew Chan will take over as Assistant Vice President and West Hydropower Operations Manager in the group's Portland, Ore., office.

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Volta Basin Authority seeks hydrological studies of African basin

02/04/2014

The Volta Basin Authority invites expressions of interest to review and recommend a hydrological management system for the six-nation Volta Basin of Africa.

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Hydroelectric power to remain strong in China, IBISWorld says

01/31/2014

Hydroelectric power represents one of China's fastest growing industries, according to a recent study by global market research group IBISWorld.

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Corps seeks firms to perform hydraulic, hydrologic work in Great Lakes, Ohio River Division

01/29/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of providing hydraulic studies for dam break analysis, hydrologic data, drainage system design, flood planning, water quality monitoring and navigation studies.

Corps awards contract for Hydrologic Engineering Center services

01/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maximum US$6.4 million contract to Northwest Hydraulic Consultant Inc. to provide hydrologic and hydraulic planning, analysis, modeling, software development and other services for its Hydrologic Engineering Center.

Industry News

01/25/2014

Hydro important to Reclamation's sustainable energy strategic plan

European Commission

European Commission aims to increase ocean power development

01/23/2014

A new European Commission action plan seeks to further development of Europe's ocean energy sector.

Denison Dam

Proposals could impact production at 80-MW Denison hydropower project

01/23/2014

A Lake Texoma community organization is requesting changes to water use laws that could have an impact on hydroelectric power generation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Denison Dam.

Fish

U.S. PIT tag tender seeks sample group for testing

01/23/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply passive integrated transponder tags for fish passage monitoring in the Columbia River Basin.

Salto Grande Hydropower Project

Latin bank extends calls for modernization, expansion of 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydro project

01/20/2014

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to advance modernization and expansion of the bi-national 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydroelectric project on the border of Argentina and Uruguay.

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Droughts worrisome for California hydroelectric power operators

01/17/2014

The effects of California's continuing drought are being felt by the state's utilities -- many of which obtain at least a portion of their supply from hydroelectric power sources.

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Argentina seeks study of four-plant 220-MW Las Canas-Gastona-Medina hydro complex

01/16/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to study a multi-purpose water complex on the Las Canas, Gastona and Medina rivers that would include four hydroelectric projects totaling 220 MW.

Missouri River

U.S. seeks firms for sturgeon studies, hatchery work on Missouri River

01/15/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform studies and hatchery work aimed at propagation of endangered pallid sturgeon on the Missouri River.

HydroVision Brasil 2014

HydroVision Brasil board invites industry members to share expertise

01/15/2014

The advisory board for HydroVision Brasil is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

Itaipu Hydropower Plant

Brazil's Itaipu hydroelectric plant sets new production record

01/14/2014

Brazil's 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant has broken its own world record for annual power production, operator Itaipu Binacional announced recently.

Mozambique seeks hydraulic, flood study of Limpopo River Basin

01/14/2014

Mozambique's national water directorate invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a hydraulic and flood study of the Limpopo River Basin in Mozambique.

So, hydroelectric power isn't renewable...?

01/14/2014

I was already in a fairly poor mood while watching the Oklahoma City Thunder get dismantled by Denver earlier this month, but the new ExxonMobil ad campaign featured during almost every commercial break did little to help the situation.

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