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Manitoba Hydro CEO Scott Thomson stepping down

07/02/2015

Manitoba Hydro's Scott A. Thomson has announced he will step down as president and CEO of the provincial utility effective September 22.

Gregory named chairman of GEI’s board of directors

07/01/2015

Gillian M. Gregory, PhD, is the new chairman of GEI Consultants Inc.’s Board of Directors.

How Seattle City Light Personnel Became Fire and Rescue Experts

06/26/2015

In "The Great Northwest," a hydroelectric project owner partnered with local communities to improve the level of safety and security in and around its facilities by taking the initiative to train company personnel to regulatory standards as emergency responders.

Cemig has operating right for 242-MW Jaguara hydropower plant revoked

06/26/2015

The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled this week that utility company Cemig has no right to renew its contract to continue operating the 424-MW Jaguara hydropower plant.

FWEE sponsors geocaching activity to take place at HydroVision International

06/25/2015

The Foundation for Water and Energy Education is hosting a geocaching activity at HydroVision International 2015 next month in Portland, Ore.

Report looks at how states are advancing clean energy, including hydro

06/24/2015

A new report -- Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies -- investigates how U.S. states are advancing clean energy, including hydro.

Innergex closed financing for 40.6-MW Big Silver Creek hydropower plant

06/22/2015

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has closed US$160.2 million in non-recourse construction and term project financing for the 40.6-MW Big Silver Creek hydropower project in British Columbia.

Australian company enters into technology agreement for MHK development within Indonesia

06/22/2015

Australia-based Bombora Wave Power announced on June 22 that it has entered into a Technology Evaluation Agreement with Anoa Power of Indonesia in which Anoa would evaluate suitable deployment sites for Bombora marine hydrokinetic devices (MHK) while Bombora will confirm electricity generation capability across these locations. 

Mali, developer sign deal for 42-MW Kenie hydropower plant

06/19/2015

Power and water utility Eranove Group has signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Republic of Mali to finance, develop, build and operate a 42 MW hydropower project on the Niger River.

Marine and hydrokinetic test bed EMEC announces restructuring

06/16/2015

The European Marine Energy Centre has announced its intention to restructure following a year of change in the global wave and tidal energy market.

Azura device deployed for 12 months at WETS to commercialize marine hydrokinetics testing

06/15/2015

Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) announced it successfully deployed its Azura wave energy device earlier this month at the U.S. Navy Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii.  

Dawnus to perform main civil works rehab at Liberia's 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project

06/11/2015

UK-based construction firm Dawnus International Ltd. has signed a US$62 million contract to construct main civil works associated with the reconstruction of Liberia's 64-MW Mount Coffee hydropower plant.

U.S.-based ContourGlobal completes deal for Armenia's 405-MW Vorotan hydropower project

06/10/2015

New York-base CountourGlobal has finalized a $US180 million deal to acquire Armenia's 405-MW Vorotan hydroelectric plant, ending more than year of deliberations with the Armenian government.

World Bank's IFC invests in Pakistan's 102-MW Gulpur hydroelectric plant

06/08/2015

The International Finance Corporation has announced a US$50 million investment in Pakistan's 102-MW Gulpur hydropower plant and the mobilization of an additional $72 million for the project.

TLSB selects Chinese company for Wales' Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

06/05/2015

Energy developer Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay PLC has named China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. as the preferred bidder for the 320-MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in Wales.

Argentine government provides financing for 443-MW Los Blanco hydropower complex

06/04/2015

Argentina's federal government has announced it will provide US964 million in financing for the construction of the country's 443-MW Los Blancos hydropower complex, according to state news service Telam.

IIC approves financing for Peru's 17.4-MW Yaracaya hydroelectric plant

06/03/2015

The Inter-American Investment Corporation has approved a loan of up to US$12 million to Peruvian company Huaura Power Group S.A. to fund the construction and operation of the 17.4-MW C.H. Yarucaya hydropower plant.

Lucid, Cadiz enter agreement to develop in-pipe hydroelectric power system

06/02/2015

Renewable power developer Lucid Energy and land and water resources development company Cadiz Inc. have agreed to a joint venture collaboration to generating hydroelectric power from a planned 43-mile-long water conveyance pipeline in California.

President of hydro plant owner PG&E plans to retire by end of year

05/29/2015

Christopher P. Johns, president of hydro plant owner Pacific Gas and Electric Company, notified the company this week of his intention to retire at the end of 2015.

Hydro-Quebec posts net $1.8 billion in profit for first quarter 2015

05/27/2015

Canadian provincial utility Hydro-Quebec reports its net profit was nearly $1.8 billion for the first quarter of 2015.

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