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    Development of Inga 3 moving forward with new plan for power exports


    A new power export plan could give new life to the Democratic Republic of Congo's 4,300-MW Inga 3 hydropower project, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Sales from 2,040-MW Cahora Bassa expected to increase through 2013


    Sales from Mozambique's 2,040-MW Cahora Bassa hydroelectric plant are expected to increase by 4.4% in the next year, according to figures provided in the country's Economic and Social Plan for 2013.

    China Hydroelectric announces sale of 30-MW Yuheng hydropower facility


    Small hydropower developer China Hydroelectric Corporation has entered into a Share Transfer Agreement for the sale of its 30-MW Yuheng hydro plant.

    Hydro Ottawa recognized by Ontario Energy Association for accomplishments


    Utility company Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. has been named the 2012 Large Company of the Year in the Ontario energy sector by the Ontario Energy Association.

    China Hydroelectric names interim CEO


    Energy developer China Hydroelectric Corp. has appointed an interim chief executive officer and assigned roles for the members of its board of directors, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Tocardo and Huisman form strategic partnership for offshore development


    Hydrokinetic turbine manufacturer Tocardo International has begun a long-term partnership with equipment manufacturer Huisman, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Klohn Crippen Berger recognized as one of British Columbia's top exporters


    Klohn Crippen Berger, an international engineering and environmental services firm, has been named a finalist for the BC Export Awards.

    Innergex closes deal on Miller Creek, Brown Lake hydropower facilities


    Canadian power developer Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has completed its acquisition of the 7.2-MW Brown Lake and 33-MW Miller Creek hydropower plants.

    Belarus seeking funds for new string of hydropower plants


    The Belarusian government is discussing the construction of a number of hydroelectric projects along the Dnieper River.

    Blackstone to invest in African hydropower projects


    Global investment and advisory firm Blackstone has announced its plan to spend US$3 billion improving Africa's power supply within the next year, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    China's Exim Bank approves loan for Ivory Coast hydroelectric construction


    Construction of a new 275-MW hydropower project in Ivory Coast could begin by the end of 2012 after China's Export-Import Bank approved a US$556 million loan this week.

    Hydrokinetic company Ocean Power Technologies selects Cryan for board


    Hydrokinetic energy developer Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has announced the election of Terence J. Cryan to the company's Board of Directors.

    China Hydroelectric announces settlement, new board of directors


    A month of turmoil at China Hydroelectric Corporation has led to the removal and replacement of a number of the company's top executives -- including former chief executive officer John D. Kuhns -- HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Linke to take over as Hydro Research Foundation executive director


    The Hydro Research Foundation's Board of Directors has selected Deborah Linke as its new executive director.

    GDF Suez increases share in Brazil's 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower plant


    An additional US$1.17 billion loan from the Brazilian Development Bank will increase the total project debt available to GDF Suez for the 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower project to $4.66 billion, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    REEEP makes Chalmers Director of Development


    Alstom acquires Rolls-Royce tidal turbine plant


    Alstom Power has signed an agreement that will give the company control of Rolls-Royce's Tidal Generation Limited (TGL), HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Germany's IWB buys stake in Switzerland's 900-MW Nant de Drance pumped-storage plant


    German utility Industrielle Werke Basel has signed an agreement with Switzerland's Alpiq AG that will see Alpiq transfer 15% of the company's capital in the Nant de Drance SA pumped-storage plant to IWB.

    SN Power announces cutbacks at Nepal office


    A number of setbacks are forcing renewable energy developer SN Power to reduce its presence in Nepal, the company has announced.

    EPRI selects Southern Company's Crosswhite for Board of Directors


    The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has appointed Mark Crosswhite, chief operating officer of Southern Company, as a member of its Board of Directors.

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