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Venezuela extends call for engineering to upgrade 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

10/24/2014 Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has extended the deadline f...

Venezuela names Dongfang to refurbish six units at 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

10/24/2014 Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has awarded a contract to D...

FERC approves formula for BPA curtailment of wind generation in favor of excess hydro

10/24/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a cost allocation method by which trans...

Canada developer certifies commercial operation of 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydro project

10/23/2014 Canada's AltaGas Ltd. announced its 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydropower project in British Columbi...

U.S. seeks firms for hydraulic, hydrologic engineering in Northwest

10/23/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform hydraulic and hyd...

Finland firm to provide automation, electrical work to upgrade 72-MW Harjavalta hydro project

10/23/2014 Project operator Lansi-Suomen Voima Oy has awarded a contract to equipment supplier VEO to su...

Macedonia water agency seeks repairs, maintenance of hydropower plants

10/23/2014 Macedonia water management agency JP Strezevo seeks bids for repairs and maintenance of equip...

Schottel completes full-scale test of marine turbine in Strangford Lough

10/23/2014 German marine propulsion manufacturer Schottel has announced successful tests of a full-scale...

Corps invites registration for Little Rock District industry days for hydro, other work

10/23/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock District invites registration to attend fiscal ...
PTFE Bearing

Reversible PTFE thrust bearing commissioned at OPG plant, a first in North America

10/22/2014 This month, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) commissioned the first successfully reversible pol...

Gallo to succeed Frank as president and CEO of hydro equipment manufacturer Voith Hydro

10/22/2014 Bob Gallo, current executive director of the Voith Corporate Service Center in North America,...
Grand Rapids Hydro Project

Canada utility seeks engineering for fire protection systems at 479-MW Grand Rapids hydro project

10/22/2014 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to serve as advocate engineer for design of fire p...

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Gallo to succeed Frank as president and CEO of hydro equipment manufacturer Voith Hydro

Bob Gallo, current executive director of the Voith Corporate Service Center in North America, will succeed Kevin Frank as president and CEO of hydro equipment manufacturer Voith Hydro in York, Pa. 

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.

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