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Albania seeks dams risk management expert for rehabilitation of 11 dams

03/30/2015 Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration invites express...
Atlantis Tidal Turbine

Lockheed Martin to construct tidal turbines for Atlantis' MeyGen array

03/30/2015 Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has awarded a construction contract to manufac...
Keeyask Hydropower Plant

Canada utility seeks cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

03/30/2015 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply a draft tube crane and an intake monorai...
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Toshiba wins turbine contract for Myanmar's 308-MW Upper Yeywa hydropower plant

03/30/2015 The Toshiba Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise ...
Golovnaya Hydropower Plant

Tajikistan seeks rehab construction of 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project

03/30/2015 Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. seeks bids for construction and completion of the...
NHA Annual Conference

NHA adds Rep. Tonko, White House adviser Dorgelo to annual conference keynote

03/27/2015 The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce the addition of Congressman Paul T...
BHEL contract for Rammam hydro project

Contract awarded to supply 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant in India

03/27/2015 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has been awarded a contract worth INR2.25 billion (US$36 mil...
Summersville Dam

U.S. issues new call for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

03/26/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a new call for bids to supply a fixed cone valve ...
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Nigeria commits to developing hydroelectric power during World Water Day 2015 event

03/26/2015 An official from Nigeria's Ministry of Water Resources has said it will include or add hydroe...
Warsak Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks tendering agent for rehab of 243-MW Warsak hydro project

03/26/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to serve as tendering age...

DOE, Army, Interior extend partnership for hydroelectric power development

03/25/2015 The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of the Arm...
Salmon study results

2014 record year for Columbia River salmon, concerns raised

03/25/2015 Salmon returns in the Columbia River, counted at Bonneville Dam, were the largest in 2014 tha...

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Brazilian drought costs CPFL about US$53 million in lost revenue

03/30/2015 Brazilian renewables developer CPFL Energias Renováveis S.A. (CPFL) lost about US$53 million in 2014, in part, because of increased spending to offset its loss of energy produce...
SMUD announces executive team changes

Hydro project operator SMUD announces several changes to executive team


Several executive appointments have been made, along with changes in the organizational structure, at hydro project operator Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

Hydropower flow control company Rodney Hunt

Rodney Hunt celebrates 175 years of hydropower flow control


Rodney Hunt is celebrating 175 years of providing flow control systems for hydropower, dams and wastewater.

Proof for investors: Top 25 performing utilities include companies with hydroelectric facilities

03/25/2015 In 2013, according to published reports, a record US$36.6 billion in green bonds was issued as investors worldwide increasingly added utilities to their portfolios, utilities th...
Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project

NEA forms committee to mediate worker strike at 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi hydropower plant

03/24/2015 Officials are hoping that talks mediated by a four-member committee will allow construction to resume on Nepal's 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi hydroelectric plant and end a strike that...
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