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World Bank “Action Plan” developed to address resettlement issues

03/06/2015 On March 4, the World Bank released a report, “Action Plan: Improving the Management of Safeg...
Karnali River

Nepal seeks geotechnical, hydropower engineers for 900-MW Upper Karnali hydro project

03/06/2015 The Investment Board of Nepal invites expressions of interest from engineering geology and ge...
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Durban sees potential for small hydro on existing infrastructure

03/06/2015 A grant from the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) has been used to ...
Bonneville Dam technical tour

Tours, tours, tours: So many offerings at HydroVision International 2015

03/06/2015 Attendees at HydroVision International 2015 have the opportunity to choose from several diffe...
Lower Monumental Dam

U.S. sets site visit for rewind, cavitation repair at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

03/06/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a site visit to outline proposed generator rew...
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Study: Hydroelectric power popular -- but underused -- in Europe

03/05/2015 Hydroelectric power remains a significant component in Europe's energy transition, according ...
Site C hydro lawsuit filed

Update: Premier weighs in on labor dispute for Site C hydro project in Canada

03/05/2015 British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has instructed Jessica McDonald, executive officer of ...
Erzhausen Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project

Firms sought to expand storage of Germany's 220-MW Erzhausen Pumped-Storage

03/05/2015 A unit of European utility Statkraft invites applications for pre-qualification to expand the...
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Corps awards contract for Southwestern Division hydrologic services

03/05/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to WEST Consultants Inc. to provide h...
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Canada's Snare Falls hydropower plant still off line after turbine failure

03/05/2015 Repairs to the 7.4-MW Snare Falls hydropower plant in Canada's Northwest Territories could ta...
Catawba-Wateree Hydropower Project

FERC receives South Carolina water quality certification for 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydro project

03/05/2015 The state of South Carolina has filed a revised water quality certification allowing the Fede...
Eliot Meyer

Eliot Meyer: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

03/04/2015 The Hydro Research Foundation is actively supporting graduate students to conduct research re...

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Site C hydro lawsuit filed

Update: Premier weighs in on labor dispute for Site C hydro project in Canada

03/05/2015 British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has instructed Jessica McDonald, executive officer of BC Hydro, to change the contract terms for the 1,100-MW Site C hydro project to allo...
720-MW Karot Hydroelectric Project

Pakistan awards US$1.4 billion contract for 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on Jhelum River

03/04/2015 Pakistan's Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it has awarded a US$1.4 billion contract for development of the 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on the Jhe...
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Mega First signs agreement for development of Don Sahong hydropower project in Laos

03/03/2015 Mega First Corp. Bhd. has signed an agreement with Laotian utility Electricite du Laos to regulate its participation in developing the 240- to 360-MW Don Sahong hydropower proje...
Karuma Hydroelectric Plant

Alstom receives turbine order for Uganda's 600-MW Karuma hydropower plant

03/03/2015 Chinese engineering and construction company Sinohydro has awarded Alstom a US$65 million contract to provide equipment and technical services for Uganda's Karuma hydropower pla...
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Gravity Renewables acquires New York's 3.5-MW Stillwater hydropower project

02/27/2015

Small hydro developer Gravity Renewables has completed the acquisition of the 3.5-MW Stillwater hydropower plant on New York's Hudson River.

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