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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...

Canada, B.C. agencies grant environmental approvals to 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydro project

10/16/2014 Environment Canada and the environment and forestry ministers of British Columbia have grante...

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generators for Serrieres hydro project

10/16/2014 Swiss utility Viteos SA seeks bids to supply turbine-generators for the Serrieres hydroelectr...

Austria utility completes rehabilitation of 12.62-MW Opponitz hydropower project

10/16/2014 Vienna utility Wien Energie GmbH has completed rehabilitation of the 90-year-old, 12.62-MW Op...

U.S. extends switchyard upgrade bidding again for 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

10/15/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has further extended bidding and is keeping the solicitation...

World Bank unit to assess feasibility of 1,000-MW Sounda Gorge hydro project in Congo Republic

10/15/2014 The World Bank's International Finance Corp. (IFC) has signed a project services agreement wi...

Liberia seeks construction camp for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project rehab

10/15/2014 The government of Liberia seeks bids to build the project construction camp and to provide ca...

Rhode Island renewables legislation advances development, use of hydropower

10/15/2014 Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed renewable energy legislation that includes provis...

U.S. aid agency again extends call for worldwide engineering work including hydropower

10/15/2014 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) again extended a call for info...

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

10/15/2014 A US$280 million loan facility has given the International Finance Corporation a minority equ...

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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.

U.S. awards hydro project funding to four Indian tribes

The federal Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development has awarded $1.9 million to four Indian tribes for hydroelectric projects, including acquisition of 194-MW Kerr Dam in Montana.

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