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Prudential to invest in U.K.'s 320-MW Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay power project

10/21/2014 Insurer and financial services firm Prudential has agreed to become a "cornerstone inves...

Ameren Missouri 20-year plan includes adding 28 MW of hydropower

10/21/2014 Although dominated by additions of wind power and natural-gas-fired generation, Ameren Missou...
Aquamarine Power Ltd. Oyster 800

Aquamarine Power Ltd. hires new CEO and dives into hydro technology deployment

10/21/2014 Aquamarine Power Ltd. continues its development of new hydro technology and the Edinburgh, Sc...

Haiti seeks hydro-mechanical equipment rehab for Canneau Dam

10/21/2014 Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to renovate hydro-mechanical equipment at Canneau Dam...

BC Hydro upgrades canal, replaces switchgear at two hydro projects

10/21/2014 BC Hydro crews have drained Kootenay Canal in order to upgrade the canal lining at the 572.2-...

U.S. to seek rewinds for 86.4-MW Blue Mesa, excitation for three hydro projects

10/20/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids to rewind two generators at the 86.4-MW Blue Mes...
New York Power Authority’s 2,525-MW Niagara Power Project

NYPA awards $5.3 million for infrastructure rehabilitation at two hydropower facilities

10/20/2014 Infrastructure rehabilitation is headed to the east coast after Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) w...

U.S. seeks engineering review of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

10/20/2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks bids to perform a technical engin...

Gravity Renewables, Skidmore College partner for hydroelectric power deal

10/20/2014 Small hydroelectric power developer Gravity Renewables Inc. has partnered with New York's Ski...

FERC names dam safety geotechnical engineering consultant

10/16/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has awarded a contract worth a maximum of $850,000 f...

FERC orders renew plans for pumped storage in California, Ohio

10/16/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ruled in two pumped-storage project cases, allow...

Canada utility seeks governors for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

10/16/2014 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply governors for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroel...

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Gravity Renewables, Skidmore College partner for hydroelectric power deal

Small hydroelectric power developer Gravity Renewables Inc. has partnered with New York's Skidmore College in an agreement that will enable the university to meet 18% of its energy needs with power generated at the Chitten...

IFC gains equity stake in Indonesia's 180-MW Asahan 1 hydropower project

A US$280 million loan facility has given the International Finance Corporation a minority equity stake in energy producer Bajradaya Sentranusa (BDSN), supporting the operation of the 180-MW Asahan 1 hydropower project in I...

Austria firms to sell stake in developer Energy Eastern Europe Hydro Power

Vienna utility Wien Energie GmbH and its Austrian partners invite expressions of interest to purchase from 49 percent to 100 percent of Balkans hydropower developer Energy Eastern Europe Hydro Power GmbH.

Four groups bid to build Argentina's 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydro project

Argentine officials from several agencies opened financial proposals October 8 from four consortia bidding to construct the 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydroelectric project on the Neuquen River in Argentina's Neuquen Province.

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