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Jordan seeks pipeline, small hydro plant at Khaw Reservoir

01/27/2015 The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) invites applications for pre-qualification to design and ...

Tunnel flood kills three at Vietnam's 38-MW Thuan Hoa hydropower plant

01/27/2015 Three Chinese workers were killed and another injured this past week when water flooded a tun...

U.S. seeks turbine cavitation repair at 58-MW Clarence Cannon Dam

01/27/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for turbine cavitation repair at the 58-MW Claren...
TVA hires Quirk as general counsel

Hydro project operator TVA adds Quirk as executive vice president, general counsel

01/27/2015 Sherry Quirk has been named executive vice president and general counsel for hydro project op...

Canada utility extends call for crane, hoist services at B.C. hydropower projects

01/26/2015 Canadian utility BC Hydro has extended the deadline for applications for pre-qualification to...

U.S. DOE announces funding opportunity for renewable energy technology R&D

01/23/2015 The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects-Energy (ARPA-E) has issued a third...

Basin agency seeks design of two French reservoirs, possible hydro projects

01/23/2015 France's Adour River Basin agency seeks bids to design and manage construction of two reservo...

Fire starts in Asia’s only underground switchyard, housed at India’s 120-MW Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna hydroelectric project

01/23/2015 Indian media sources say fire broke out in transformer units within the underground switchyar...

Canada utility seeks crane inspection, repair for Manitoba hydro projects

01/23/2015 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for crane and hoist inspection and repair services...

Repairs to Nepal's 10-MW Sunkoshi hydropower plant estimated at more than US$2.4 million

01/22/2015 Repairs to the Nepal Electricity Authority's 10-MW Sunkoshi hydropower plant are estimated at...

Energy Projects Director Wright retires from FERC; Miles named director

01/22/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced Jeff Wright, director of FERC's Office of ...
Proposed Keeyask Generation Station

Bomb threat received at 650-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project work site

01/22/2015 A bomb threat called into the construction site of the 650-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project o...

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TVA hires Quirk as general counsel

Hydro project operator TVA adds Quirk as executive vice president, general counsel

01/27/2015

Sherry Quirk has been named executive vice president and general counsel for hydro project operator Tennessee Valley Authority.

IRENA reports on low renewable energy costs

Renewable costs (including hydro) competitive with fossil, report finds

01/22/2015 The cost to generate power from renewable sources (including hydro) has reached parity with or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies in many parts of the ...

Canada’s US$2.2 billion Lower Mattagami hydroelectric project provides power and empowerment

01/21/2015 Total capacity has increased from 486 MW to 924 MW at four fully operational redeveloped hydroelectric projects on the Mattagami River, according to Ontario Power Generation (OP...

TransAlta pulls proposal for 100-MW Dunvegan hydropower plant

01/21/2015 Canada's TransAlta has rescinded its application to build the 100-MW Dunvegan hydropower plant on the Peace River, according to a letter filed this week with the Alberta Utiliti...

HydroVision Russia 2015 keynote address to include World Energy Council, Russian Federation involvement

01/16/2015 The organizers of HydroVision Russia and POWER-GEN Russia are pleased to announce the support of the Russian Federation's Ministry of Energy and other industry leaders, making t...
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