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FERC receives license application for 260-MW Mineville underground pumped-storage project

04/01/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission received a final license application in February fro...

British Columbia unveils zebra, quagga mussel defense plan

04/01/2015 British Columbia has increased its efforts to protect itself against invasive zebra and quagg...

Another bid extension issued for impeller replacement, stator rewind at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

04/01/2015 Another deadline extension has been issued by the Bureau of Reclamation for bids to supply im...

Philippines NIA announces plan to bid up to 200 micro hydropower plants

04/01/2015 The Philippines National Irrigation Administration has said it plans to bid between 150 and 2...

Technical audit sought for plunge pool rehab at Africa's Kariba Dam

03/31/2015 The European Union invites applications for pre-qualification to conduct regular technical au...

Crow Tribe announces partnership with Interior, Reclamation to complete 8-MW Yellowtail Afterbay hydropower project

03/31/2015 The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Crow Tribe have announced an agreement to develop...

U.S. further extends call for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

03/31/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation further extended bidding for unit circuit breakers and associated e...
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Brazil's Aneel increases auction rate for small hydroelectric plants

03/31/2015 Brazilian power regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletricqa (Aneel) has announced a plan ...

Albania seeks dams risk management expert for rehabilitation of 11 dams

03/30/2015 Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration invites express...
Atlantis Tidal Turbine

Lockheed Martin to construct tidal turbines for Atlantis' MeyGen array

03/30/2015 Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has awarded a construction contract to manufac...
Keeyask Hydropower Plant

Canada utility seeks cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

03/30/2015 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply a draft tube crane and an intake monorai...

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Hydro to be included in Montana RPS

Montana considers bill to include existing hydro in its RPS

03/31/2015 The Governor of Montana currently is considering a bill that would revise the Montana Renewable Power Production and Rural Economic Development Act to, among other things, inclu...

Brazilian drought costs CPFL about US$53 million in lost revenue

03/30/2015 Brazilian renewables developer CPFL Energias Renováveis S.A. (CPFL) lost about US$53 million in 2014, in part, because of increased spending to offset its loss of energy produce...
SMUD announces executive team changes

Hydro project operator SMUD announces several changes to executive team


Several executive appointments have been made, along with changes in the organizational structure, at hydro project operator Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

Hydropower flow control company Rodney Hunt

Rodney Hunt celebrates 175 years of hydropower flow control


Rodney Hunt is celebrating 175 years of providing flow control systems for hydropower, dams and wastewater.

Proof for investors: Top 25 performing utilities include companies with hydroelectric facilities

03/25/2015 In 2013, according to published reports, a record US$36.6 billion in green bonds was issued as investors worldwide increasingly added utilities to their portfolios, utilities th...
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