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NHA accepting nominations for Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship program

01/02/2014

The National Hydropower Association is now accepting nominations for its Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship program.

Tech Notes

01/01/2014

Assessing Options for Managing Sediment during Design of Sambor Dam

01/01/2014

By George W. Annandale, Prakash Kaini and Jennifer Patterson
When it comes to passing sediment downstream, proper dam design can make a significant difference. The authors present an alternative design for Sambor Dam in Cambodia that could create a sustainable reservoir with more than 70% of its capacity

Africa's Hydropower Future

01/01/2014

By David Appleyard
A gradual process of development has started yielding results for African hydropower, with a swathe of international hydro and associated power export projects under way or planned.

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U.S. extends call for fish passage spillway fix at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam

12/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to modify a spillway to improve fish passage at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

U.S. seeks firms for habitat creation on Lower Colorado River

12/18/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of performing design and construction of habitat creation projects on the Lower Colorado River in three states. 

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Canadian government works out loan guarantee for Lower Churchill hydroelectric projects

12/16/2013

Canadian officials on Dec. 10 announced the finalization of a federal loan guarantee for Nalcor Energy's Lower Churchill hydroelectric projects.

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U.S. renews call for fish passage spillway fix at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam

12/12/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reissued a call for bids to modify a spillway to improve fish passage at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

R&D Forum

12/11/2013

EPRI, NYPA testing concrete crawler robot

Canadian News

12/11/2013

Hydroelectric power's future in Ontario strong, minister says

Tech Briefs

12/11/2013

ASME releases book on fluid mechanics, water hammer

Avista Fund: Being a Good Neighbor

12/11/2013

The bluesy tune of a saxophone is heard through the trees by more than 1,000 attendees at a blues festival at Pilgrim Creek Park in Noxon, Mont.

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Corps awards contract for water quality services

12/10/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$5 million contract to GKY & Associates to provide water resources engineering services for hydropower projects in its Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

Perspectives: When is Dam Removal the Best Option?

12/09/2013

We report on dam removal fairly regularly on our website, HydroWorld.com, as part of our commitment to bring you comprehensive news on the hydroelectric power industry. Avoiding this particular subset of the industry, despite the overt negative connotations, would be an obvious oversight. Dam removal happens, and we need to talk about it.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife seeks architect-engineers for 15 states

12/09/2013

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites expressions of interest from architectural-engineering firms to perform infrastructure work and studies in up to 15 states, primarily in the Pacific Northwest.

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REW-Asia invites papers from hydroelectric power industry

12/09/2013

The Advisory Committee of Renewable Energy World Asia extended the deadline for submitting paper abstracts for its 2014 conference until December 13.

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Venezuela extends call for environmental, emergency plan training for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

12/03/2013

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to train staff in hydro-meteorological and limnological monitoring and in emergency response and environmental education for the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

Expansions of Holtwood hydropower project complete

12/03/2013

PPL Holtwood has completed work on a 125-MW powerhouse at the Holtwood hydropower plant, the company announced earlier this week.

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U.S. seeks firms to modify fish collection channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

11/26/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to modify a juvenile fish collection channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

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NHA extends deadline for Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters awards to December 13

11/26/2013

The National Hydropower Association has extended the nomination period for its annual Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters Awards program to Dec. 13, 2013.

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