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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...
Albuquerque Dam Locations

U.S. seeks civil works planning, design in Corps' Albuquerque District

03/04/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites applications for qualification to provide architect-...
OWA studying waterpower reference centre

Information-sharing center studied for waterpower in Canadian province of Ontario

03/04/2015 The Ontario Waterpower Association has awarded a contract to complete a feasibility study for...
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Mongolia seeks feasibility study of dam construction on Orkhon River

03/04/2015 The government of Mongolia invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop a feas...
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Guide hopes to encourage small hydro growth in Pennsylvania

03/04/2015 A new guide released earlier this month by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council aims to spu...
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U.S. seeks firms for geotechnical, environmental engineering services

03/04/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to provide geotechnical and ...

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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


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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