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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.

Norway's Statkraft moves to take majority interest in Chilean hydropower company

02/26/2015

European energy producer Statkraft has agreed to purchase a majority stake in Chilean hydropower company Empresa Electrica Pilmaiquen S.A.

Calcagno, Gloschat join Gannett Fleming’s security team

02/26/2015

Gannett Fleming announces two additions to its Security and Safety Services Team: Frank Calcagno, Jr., and Joachim A. Gloschat, Jr.

Tidal energy turbine manufacturer Tocardo acquires Swanturbines

02/26/2015

Hydrokinetic technology developer Tocardo Tidal Turbines has reached an agreement to acquire Swanturbines Intellectual Property, the Dutch company announced this week.

Reorganization takes place at Canadian utility BC Hydro

02/25/2015

The chief executive officer of BC Hydro, Jessica McDonald, has reorganized the company’s executive team, creating new business units and promoting former Executive Vice President Chris O’Riley to deputy CEO. This is according to reports by multiple Canadian news sources. 

Cube Hydro acquires 10 small hydroelectric projects from Harbor Hydro

02/25/2015

Renewables developer Cube Hydro Partners LLC has acquired a 100% interest in 10 run-of-river hydroelectric projects from Harbor Hydro LLC, the New York-based company reported.

World Bank releases Alstom from debarment

02/25/2015

The World Bank Group has removed Alstom SA from debarment after the bank's Integrity Compliance Office determined the company fulfilled conditions for its release.

RusHydro, K-Water sign agreement for joint exploration of hydro projects

02/23/2015

Electricity giants JSC RusHydro and the Korea Water Resources Corporation have signed a letter of understanding designed to encourage cooperation in developing hydroelectric power and other renewable energy sources.

Canadian developer acquires two Indian small hydropower plants

02/23/2015

Canadian renewable energy developer P2 Solar Inc. has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to acquire the 5-MW Barkote 2 hydropower project in India.

CDA 2015 annual conference theme is “Dams for the People”

02/19/2015

The Canadian Dam Association (CDA) is seeking abstracts of technical papers in order to consider the papers for presentation at its 2015 annual conference, which is themed, “Dams for the People.” The conference is scheduled at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel & Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, on Oct. 3-8.  

Study concludes hydroelectric pumped-storage development should expand in Germany

02/19/2015

On Feb. 13, at Voith Hydro’s headquarters in Heidenheim, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, company officials met with Roderich Kiesewetter to discuss findings from a study it commissioned on the priority of expanding pumped-storage development. Kiesewetter, a member of the German Bundestag (parliament), visited the Brunnenmühle research and development center at Heidenheim -- Voith’s main hydro division -- to learn about “utilizing regional know-how for the expansion of pumped-storage power plants." 

A Decade of Sustainable Hydropower Development – What Have We Learned?

02/17/2015

The way the World Bank Group approaches hydropower has changed and the lessons learned from this re-engagement are informing those undertaking large projects – especially in emerging economies.

Add It Up: The Cost of Renewable Energy

02/17/2015

Setting aside environmental concerns, investing in renewable energy sources is a popular decision for businesses and governments around the world. What's the outlook for renewable energy and which methods have the lowest costs? The Online Accounting Schools explore.

Sweeney named recipient of NWHA’s annual Pamela E. Klatt Award

02/13/2015

Charles “Chick” Sweeney, P.E., senior technical fellow with Alden, has been named recipient of the Pamela E. Klatt Award, given by the Northwest Hydroelectric Association (NWHA).

Becker, Chad appointed to positions at hydro operator Bureau of Reclamation

02/12/2015

Hydro operator the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation recently announced new appointments for two people: Brian Becker, P.E., and Carolyn Chad.

DR Congo seeks communications consultant for 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute, medium hydro

02/12/2015

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop and implement a communications strategy for the agency managing the proposed 4,800-MW Inga Basse Chute hydroelectric project and several proposed medium-sized hydro projects in the DRC.

India’s CCI approves US$1.8 billion acquisition of two hydroelectric projects in Himachal Pradesh for a combined 1,391 MW

02/12/2015

Officials from the antihegemonic Competition Commission of India (CCI) announced it has granted approval to JSW Energy Ltd. to acquire the 300-MW Baspa II and 1,091-MW Karcham Wangtoo hydroelectric projects, both located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. JSW said the acquisition would make it “the largest private sector hydropower generator in India,” bringing its “operating hydropower capacity to 1,391 MW.” 

NYPA hydroelectric power allocations key in spurring New York's economy

02/11/2015

The New York Power Authority's efforts to stimulate economic development through the allocation of low-cost hydroelectric power created or retained more than 18,500 jobs in 2014, the utility said.

Andritz, GE receive contract for 320-MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

02/10/2015

A consortium that includes General Electric and Andritz Hydro has been selected by developer Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay PLC (TLSB) as the preferred bidder for the supply of electromechanical equipment for the proposed 320-MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon in Wales.

Pellettieri joins ORENCO Hydropower as European development manager

02/09/2015

Luciano Pellettieri will serve as European Business Development Manager for ORENCO Hydropower.

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