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    Droughts causing concern for Brazilian hydroelectric power producers

    01/08/2013

    An extended drought has Brazilian officials worried about the country's ability to meet consumer energy demand with hydroelectric resources, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Droughts causing concern for Brazilian hydroelectric power producers

    01/08/2013

    An extended drought has Brazilian officials worried about the country's ability to meet consumer energy demand with hydroelectric resources, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Washington legislator wants state to count existing hydro power resources as renewable

    01/03/2013

    An amendment to Washington's state constitution might gain official recognition for hydropower as a renewable energy source, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Washington legislator wants state to count existing hydro power resources as renewable

    01/03/2013

    An amendment to Washington's state constitution might gain official recognition for hydropower as a renewable energy source, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Hydro power association announces partnership with China Society for Hydropower Engineering

    01/03/2013

    The International Hydropower Association and the China Society for Hydropower Engineering (CSHE) have announced a collaboration that will lead to the establishment of an IHA National Office in China.

    Hydro power association announces partnership with China Society for Hydropower Engineering

    01/03/2013

    The International Hydropower Association and the China Society for Hydropower Engineering (CSHE) have announced a collaboration that will lead to the establishment of an IHA National Office in China.

    FERC upholds order restricting BPA wind curtailment in favor of excess hydro

    01/02/2013

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has upheld its ruling that transmission operator Bonneville Power Administration must restrict its practice of curtailing wind generators to make room on the grid for free excess federal hydropower resulting from high river flows in the Pacific Northwest.

    FERC upholds order restricting BPA wind curtailment in favor of excess hydro

    01/02/2013

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has upheld its ruling that transmission operator Bonneville Power Administration must restrict its practice of curtailing wind generators to make room on the grid for free excess federal hydropower resulting from high river flows in the Pacific Northwest.

    Canadian News

    01/01/2013

    Muskrat Falls project gets federal loan guarantee

    Seattle City Light increasing salmon habitat

    12/26/2012

    Northwestern utility Seattle City Light completed the final purchase of 32.5 acres of land which will help protect key spawning areas for Chinook salmon in Washington's Skagit River.

    Hydro-economic analyses sought for countries' water management

    12/19/2012

    The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform hydro-economic analyses to ensure sustainable water resource management by the bank's various client countries.

    S.C. court deals setback to hydro relicensing of 724.74-MW Catawba-Wateree

    12/18/2012

    The South Carolina Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court finding that South Carolina waived its right to issue water quality certification necessary for the relicensing of Duke Energy's 724.74-MW Catawba-Wateree hydroelectric project.

    MWH selected for environmental studies of Pakistan's 83-MW Kurram Tangi

    12/17/2012

    Infrastructure development group MWH Global has been awarded a US$7.2 million contract for environmental assessment of Pakistan's 83-MW Kurram Tangi hydroelectric project.

    FERC environmental assessment backs relicensing two West Virginia projects

    12/13/2012

    An environmental assessment by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff finds no significant environmental effects that would prevent relicensing two Appalachian Power Co. hydroelectric projects in West Virginia totaling 43.56 MW.

    Serbia raising incentives for hydroelectric development

    12/11/2012

    A new renewable energy development plan could reward small hydroelectric development with higher incentives, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Metro Vancouver proposing hydro component for Cleveland Dam

    12/05/2012

    A new water usage plan could introduce hydroelectric production to British Columbia's Capilano and Seymore watersheds, Metro Vancouver recently announced.

    IHA emphasizes hydropower's importance at U.N.'s COP 18

    12/04/2012

    Hydroelectricity's role in the global energy mix was emphasized earlier today by the International Hydropower Association during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Qatar.

    Firms sought by U.S. to install spillway weir at 810-MW Lower Granite

    12/04/2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of installing an additional spillway weir to improve salmon passage at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

    Canadian News

    12/01/2012

    Cost estimates jump for 824-MW Muskrat Falls project

    Tech Briefs

    12/01/2012

    IEEE releases two new hydroelectric standards

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