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U.S. seeks gate roller chains for three hydro projects in Northwest

09/17/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to fabricate and supply intake gate roller chains...

Alstom to supply turbine, generator for EVN's Thac Mo hydroelectric plant expansion

09/17/2014 Asian utility Electricity of Vietnam has awarded Alstom a US$16.9 million contract to supply ...

Corps ups releases at four hydro projects to reduce Missouri River flood risk

09/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing water releases at the four hydropower projects...

Pakistan extends civil works solicitation for 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

09/16/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended the deadline for applic...

Peru recommends mitigation for 195-MW Araza River hydro complex

09/16/2014 Peru's agency for energy environmental affairs has recommended environmental approval of the ...

U.S. extends calls for penstock valves, wicket gate seals for 49-MW Lost Creek Dam

09/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadlines for bids to supply replacement pe...

Voith Hydro wins contract for Priest Rapids hydro turbine rehabilitations

09/16/2014 Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade 10 Kaplan turbine units a...

Report: FERC nominee's confirmation hearing on hold due to spouse's death

09/15/2014 A Senate confirmation hearing is on hold due to the death of the husband of Federal Energy Re...
Wanapum Dam

Wanapum Dam rehabilitation continues with anchor tendon installation

09/15/2014 Grant County Public Utilities District and its contractors have completed the installation of...

Canada invests in First Nation's 4.4-MW Winchie Creek hydro project

09/15/2014 The Canadian government announced it is investing C$554,487 (US$502,391) in the Tla-o-qui-aht...

Ethiopia-China consortium to construct 385-MW Geba 1,2 hydro project in Ethiopia

09/12/2014 The government of Ethiopia has awarded a contract to an Ethiopia-China consortium to construc...

MWH Global wins contracts for two Pakistani hydropower projects

09/12/2014 Colorado-based water and natural resources consultancy MWH Global has been selected to serve ...

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Canada invests in First Nation's 4.4-MW Winchie Creek hydro project

The Canadian government announced it is investing C$554,487 (US$502,391) in the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation's 4.4-MW Winchie Creek hydroelectric project to be built in British Columbia.

Alterra completes financing for 62-MW Jimmie Creek hydro plant, wind project

Alterra Power Corp. has closed a C$110 million (US$100.5 million) loan facility to finance construction of the 62-MW Jimmie Creek hydro plant in British Columbia and the 204-MW Shannon wind power project in Texas.

Muller named to new position with Reclamation

Bruce C. Muller, Jr., is now Director of Security, Safety and Law Enforcement with the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation.

Vermont city buys 7.4-MW Winooski One hydroelectric project

The city of Burlington has completed purchase of the 7.4-MW Winooski One hydroelectric project from developer Winooski One Partnership.

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