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HydroVision Brasil extends Hydroelectric Projects of the Year nomination deadline


The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines have extended the deadline to nominate hydropower projects for the HYdroVision Brasil 2013 Projects of the Year program.

OPG celebrates century of production at Healey Falls hydropower project


Dignitaries from Ontario's Ministry of Energy, the Ontario Waterpower Association, and members of the Campbellford community and hydroelectric power industry joined Ontario Power Generation earlier today in celebrating the centennial of the Healey Falls Generating Station.

Hatchet Lake Denesuline First Nation to participate in Tazi Twe hydropower project environmental studies


The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has allocated about US$50,000 to the Hatchet Lake Denesuline First Nation for its participation in federal environmental assessments of the proposed Tazi Twe hydroelectric project.

India's Supreme Court halts hydropower project development in Uttarakhand


India's Supreme Court has prohibited central and state governments from granting any further environmental or forest clearances for hydroelectric projects in the country's northern Uttarakhand state until further notice.

Ecuador seeks studies of Olmedo water resources project


Ecuador's investment institute invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform pre-feasibility and feasibility studies and final design of the Olmedo multi-purpose water resources project in Ecuador's Manabi Province.

Hydroelectric power industry leaders, policy makers react to bill enactment


Hydroelectric power's place in America's energy mix has been cemented following the enactment of House Resolutions 267 and 678 by President Barack Obama this past week, industry advocates said.

HydroVision International 2013 Attendee Choice Awards announced



The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines announced the HydroVision International 2013 Attendee Choice Award recipients during recent event's closing luncheon.

Brazilian trade group urges hydroelectric project development


The development Brazil's hydroelectric power sector was a key topic of discussion during FIESP's 14th International Meeting of Energy in Sao Paulo.

North Carolina again tries to thwart FERC relicensing of 210-MW Yadkin hydro project


The state of North Carolina has filed suit against Alcoa Power Generating Inc., challenging the company's ownership of riverbeds beneath its 210-MW Yadkin hydroelectric project.

Small hydro comes to England's Blenheim Palace


England's Blenheim Palace is taking a cue from Windsor Castle in embracing small hydro power.

Best Technical Papers awards presented at HydroVision International 2013


At the awards and luncheon closing finale for HydroVision International 2013 in Denver last week, the winners of the Best Technical Papers awards were announced by Hydro Review Senior Editor Elizabeth Ingram.

Dates set for HydroVision International 2014


HydroVision International -- the world's largest event dedicated entirely to the hydroelectric power industry -- is heading to Nashville, Tenn., in 2014.

U.S. seeks removable spillway work at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for modifications to a removable spillway weir used for fish passage at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam in Washington.

Corps seeks bids for lamprey fish passage at 1,780-MW Dalles, 2,160-MW John Day


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to modify fish passage to aid Pacific lamprey at the 1,780-MW Dalles and 2,160-MW John Day hydroelectric projects on the Columbia River.

HydroVision Russia extends call for abstracts


The advisory board of HydroVision Russia has extended the deadline to its original deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2014 conference and exhibition.

Afghans seek consultants for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project


Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites expressions of interest from consultants to help initiate a new rehabilitation project for the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project on Kabul River.

U.S. seeks firms for fish passage studies at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of performing fish passage studies at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Removal of Maine's Veazie Dam begins


Removal of the Veazie Dam on Maine's Penobscot River has begun, continuing efforts that will restore nearly 1,000 miles of habitat for a number of sea-run fish species.

New EIB guidelines could benefit hydropower projects, technology


A set of guidelines recently adopted by the European Investment Bank could benefit the development of hydroelectric power as the lending institution reinforced its support for European renewable and energy efficiency investments.

MWH Global chairman shares insight during HydroVision International keynote


Speaking to hundreds gathered during HydroVision International 2013's opening session earlier this week, MWH Global chairman and CEO Alan Krause shared his insight and experience gained in developing hydroelectric power on an international scale.

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