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Nile Lakes states pre-qualify firms to build, equip 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydro project

03/02/2015 Nile Equatorial Lakes states invite applications for pre-qualification to carry out civil wor...

Kuwait provides US$32 million for Pakistan's 969-MW Neelum Jhelum hydropower plant

03/02/2015 A deal signed in Islamabad will see the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) pro...
Mahoning Creek hydro facility

Mead & Hunt receives award for work on Mahoning Creek hydro development

03/02/2015 Mead & Hunt has received a 2015 Engineering Excellence State Finalist Award from ACEC Wis...

FERC affirms revocation of hydropower license for failure to build fish passage

03/02/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected a request for rehearing and affirmed its re...

U.S. seeks generator model validation testing at nine Corps hydro projects

02/27/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform generator model validation testing at ...

Commissioning of turbines at Brazil's 3,750-MW Jirau nearing halfway point

02/27/2015 Nearly half of the 50 turbine units at Brazil's 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower project have been c...
HRF new small hydro research report

Hydro Research Foundation announces New Pathways for Hydropower report

02/27/2015 The Hydro Research Foundation has released a new report, called New Pathways for Hydropower: ...
Simon Bolivar Hydropower Plant

Venezuela seeks substation upgrade, switchyard for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

02/27/2015 Venezuela's national utility seeks bids to modernize and expand a substation, construct a new...
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Gravity Renewables acquires New York's 3.5-MW Stillwater hydropower project

02/27/2015 Small hydro developer Gravity Renewables has completed the acquisition of the 3.5-MW Stillwat...
Mud Mountain Dam

U.S. extends call for fish passage design for Washington's Mud Mountain Dam

02/26/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from f...
Irrawaddy River Basin

World Bank’s US$100 million credit to Myanmar continues hydroelectric infrastructure development in Irrawaddy River Basin

02/26/2015 Some of the 20 planned hydropower plants for Myanmar (formerly Burma), which is located in So...
Mauritius Map

Mauritius seeks dam design experts for three dam construction projects

02/26/2015 The government of Mauritius invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve on an i...

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Gravity Renewables acquires New York's 3.5-MW Stillwater hydropower project


Small hydro developer Gravity Renewables has completed the acquisition of the 3.5-MW Stillwater hydropower plant on New York's Hudson River.

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Norway's Statkraft moves to take majority interest in Chilean hydropower company


European energy producer Statkraft has agreed to purchase a majority stake in Chilean hydropower company Empresa Electrica Pilmaiquen S.A.

Calcago joins Gannett Fleming security team

Calcagno, Gloschat join Gannett Fleming’s security team


Gannett Fleming announces two additions to its Security and Safety Services Team: Frank Calcagno, Jr., and Joachim A. Gloschat, Jr.

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Tidal energy turbine manufacturer Tocardo acquires Swanturbines


Hydrokinetic technology developer Tocardo Tidal Turbines has reached an agreement to acquire Swanturbines Intellectual Property, the Dutch company announced this week.

BC Hydro President Jessica McDonald

Reorganization takes place at Canadian utility BC Hydro

02/25/2015 The chief executive officer of BC Hydro, Jessica McDonald, has reorganized the company’s executive team, creating new business units and promoting former Executive Vice Presiden...
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