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Apple acquires 45-Mile small hydropower project

04/15/2014

Electronics giant Apple has acquired a small hydroelectric plant near the company's data center in Prineville, Ore.

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Financiers agree to Indonesian small hydropower investment strategy

04/09/2014

Financial groups Mandiri Investment Management and Armstrong Asset Management have entered into a co-investment strategy that will emphasize small hydroelectric power development in Indonesia.

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Rep. McMorris Rodgers to be honored, speak at upcoming NHA conference

04/09/2014

The National Hydropower Association has announced Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will be honored as one of the organization's Legislators of the Year for her advocacy of hydroelectric power.

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Malawi seeks design for rehabilitation of Kamuzu Dam, evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2

04/09/2014

The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform detailed design and bid preparation for rehabilitation and raising of Kamuzu Dam as well as dam evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2.

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U.S. seeks lamprey passage study at Snake River hydro projects

04/08/2014

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

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Hydroelectric projects, dams could be win-win for Pakistan

04/08/2014

Pakistan's hydroelectric power operators could be significantly vulnerable to climate change given the country's significant lack of water storage capacity, according to a report published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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Hydroelectric power continues to play important role in Latin American energy mix, WEC says

04/04/2014

A recent report from the World Energy Council emphasizes hydroelectric power's role in helping Latin America and the Caribbean meet an increasing demand for energy.

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Investigation of cracked Wanapum Dam monolith pier continues

04/02/2014

A team has completed drilling six investigative holes into Wanapum Dam's spillway pier monolith No. 4 as the Grant County Public Utilities District continues its examining a fracture found earlier this year.

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Afghans seek dam safety, environmental-social panels for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project

04/02/2014

Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites applications from consultants to serve on a dam safety advisory panel and an environmental and social advisory panel for rehabilitation of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project on Afghanistan's Kabul River.

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NHA adds DOE Secretary Moniz, FERC Commissioner Clark to annual conference lineup

04/02/2014

The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Tony Clark as speakers at the upcoming NHA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. seeks fish pump system valve, channel modification at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

04/02/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bids to replace a currently inaccessible 10-inch valve in the fish pump system of 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

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HRF, NHA seek input from hydro industry members

04/01/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation and the National Hydropower Association are collaborating on a research and development survey of hydroelectric power industry members.

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Canada seeks public comment on Tazi Twe hydroelectric project

03/31/2014

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking public comment on the potential environmental effects of the proposed Tazi Twe hydroelectric plant.

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U.S. seeks biological studies in U.S. Snake, Columbia basins

03/31/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small firms able to perform biological studies in the Snake and Columbia river basins of the Pacific Northwest.

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Colombia utility seeks water quality modeling for 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project

03/27/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop water quality models for the proposed reservoir and downstream of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

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NHA seeks nominations for 2014 Henwood Award

03/26/2014

The National Hydropower Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Dr. Kenneth Henwood Award.

Sediment Management for Rangit Dam in India

03/20/2014

Rangit River, a major tributary of River Teesta, in the Eastern Himalaya supplies the 60 MW Rangit Hydro Power Station which was commissioned in February 2000 by NHPC. However, the river transports a large quantity of silt with its water during the monsoon months of May to September and during an incident in 2006 the project's powerhouse was flooded.

Selecting Sustainability for Hydropower Designs

03/20/2014

The hydropower industry has expended tremendous effort to ensure that new projects are developed with environmental and social sustainability in mind.

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U.S. seeks instream flow measurement to protect fish habitat in Idaho forests

03/19/2014

The U.S. Forest Service seeks bids to perform hydrologic and aquatic resource measurement to help protect fish habitat on Forest Service lands in the Intermountain West.

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OWA adds to best practices for hydroelectric power developers

03/19/2014

The Ontario Waterpower Association has released two new best management practices (BMPs) for hydroelectric power development in conjunction with Canada Water Week.

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