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Brazil state seeks two basin water resource plans

03/04/2014

Brazil's Bahia State invites expressions of interest from consultants to prepare water resource plans for the Verde and Jacare River Basin and for the Itapicuru River Basin in Bahia.

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Hydroelectric power key in Manitoba Hydro, Great River Energy memorandum

02/25/2014

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.

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U.S. seeks firms to repair fish pump at 980-MW McNary Dam

02/24/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of repairing Fishpump 2 at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

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

02/21/2014

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.

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

02/21/2014

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

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

02/18/2014

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

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Corps seeks firms for lamprey passage study at Snake River hydro projects

02/18/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to perform a lamprey migration and passage study at four hydroelectric projects on the lower Snake River.

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

02/17/2014

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.

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FERC offers to help hydro licensees respond to California drought

02/14/2014

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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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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