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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.

Nile agency seeks water resources monitoring for Nile River Basin


The multi-nation Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) of eastern Africa invites expressions of interest for hydro-meteorological monitoring of water resources of the Nile River Basin. 

Stillwater Ecosystem wins award for Soda Springs Dam fish study


The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a US$34,733 contract to Stillwater Ecosystem Watershed Riverine to perform a lamprey habitat study upstream of Oregon's 11-MW Soda Springs hydropower project.

U.S. seeks information for fish passage upgrade at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from experienced contractors about its proposal to upgrade the juvenile fish passage facility at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

FERC refuses to force Alaska hydro project applicant to perform climate change studies


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has rejected an attempt by a federal fisheries agency to force the Alaska Energy Authority to perform speculative climate change studies as part of licensing the 600-MW Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project on Alaska's upper Susitna River.

Download the free HydroVision International 2013 companion app


With everything HydroVision International 2013 has to offer, navigating the world's largest hydroelectric power event might seem overwhelming.

HydroVision Russia 2014 accepting abstracts through August 2


The advisory board of HydroVision Russia is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

McCarthy takes over as new head of EPA


The U.S. Senate confirmed Gina McCarthy to take over as new head of the Environmental Protection Agency with a 59-40 vote.

U.S. hydropower operator seeks systems to control quagga, zebra mussels


The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to provide underwater pulsed pressure generating systems and expertise to control invasive quagga and zebra mussels.

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