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Dam Safety & Security


Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures

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Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Marine Hydrokinetics


News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for October 2014

FERC approves power system physical security reliability standard

11/20/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued new rules approving, with modifications, ...

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The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

Tech Briefs


Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Reivax wins awards for exciter replacements at two North American hydropower projects

11/20/2014 Power technology group Reivax North America has received a pair of rehabilitation and upgrade...

U.S. seeks gantry crane for Idaho's Ririe Dam

11/20/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply and install a five-ton monorail gantry crane a...

Dispute over Guatemala's Pojom hydro project sparks violence

11/20/2014 A dispute over the construction of the 25-MW Pojom hydroelectric project has left at least tw...

Testing a Power System Frequency Control Product

11/19/2014 Hydro-Québec in Canada and Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden have used a new power system frequency ...

Restoring Production at Innergex's Miller Creek Facility

11/19/2014 Rehabilitation and upgrades of the Miller Creek Hydroelectric Facility have allowed new owner...

Adding Power to a Non-Powered Dam: Mahoning Creek

11/19/2014 More than 70 years in the making but less than a year in the execution, the 6-MW Mahoning Cre...


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The selfie craze has reached PennWell's Hydro Group! Check out this slide show of selfies taken near dams around the world. Do you see somebody - or some dam - you know?


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Business & Finance

JSW buys 300-MW Baspa II, 1,091-MW Karcham Wangtoo hydroelectric plants in India for US$1.8 billion

JSW Energy Ltd. (JSW) and Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd. (JPVL) executed an acquisition deal worth about US$1.8 billion for two of three power-generating facilities listed on a ...

NorthWestern Energy closes deal to purchase PPL Montana hydroelectric facilities

NorthWestern Energy has closed on the previously announced $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric facilities with a total capacity of 633 MW, as well as one storage reservoir...

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World Bank seeks consultant to evaluate, expand Central Asia energy, water program

The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to evaluate the Central Asia Energy-Water Development Program and provide data to guide the program in the future.

Wanapum, Priest Rapids rehab projects contribute to Grant PUD rate increase

Ongoing repairs and upgrades to the Wanapum and Priest Rapids dams will translate to slightly higher rates for ratepayers, according to the Grant County Public Utilities District.
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