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U.S. agency seeks bids to review license studies of 600-MW Susitna-Watana hydro project

06/04/2014

The National Marine Fisheries Service seeks bids to assist the agency in review of fisheries and aquatic studies for the proposed 600-MW Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project on Alaska's upper Susitna River.

Kiewit, HCMS to be featured in HydroVision International Exhibitor Showcases

06/04/2014

Now in its 20th year, the world's largest hydroelectric power event is pleased to feature two companies as part of a special Exhibiter Showcase at HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville, Tenn.

Alstom wins contract for Finland hydropower project modernization

06/04/2014

Project operator Lansi-Suomen Voima Oy has awarded a contract to equipment manufacturer Alstom to provide retrofit and upgrade services at its 72-MW Harjavalta hydropower plant in Finland.

Developer asks to surrender FERC license for first U.S. wave power project, 1.5-MW Reedsport

06/04/2014

Citing financial and regulatory challenges, Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has applied to surrender the license for its 1.5-MW Reedsport OPT Wave Park, the first commercial-scale wave power project to be licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Scottish Renewables calls for UK pumped-storage development

06/04/2014

European trade organization Scottish Renewables has announced a call for a new body intended to examine the potential of pumped-storage hydroelectric power within the United Kingdom.

O&M bidding further extended by U.S. for 14-MW Philpott hydro project

06/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again delayed the deadline for bids from small businesses to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

Pakistan seeks bids to develop 350-MW Athmuqam, 132-MW Rajdhani hydro projects

06/03/2014

Pakistan's Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) seeks bids to develop the 350-MW Athmuqam and 132-MW Rajdhani hydropower projects in Pakistan.

Bank lends funding for Bolivia's Palillada, Umapalca hydropower plants

06/03/2014

Financing from the Banco Central de Bolivia will help pay for a hydroelectric power complex in Inquisivi province that will add close to 200 MW of additional capacity to Bolivia's grid.

U.S. seeks dam safety site stabilization at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam

06/03/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for dam safety site stabilization work at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky.

Korean companies sign MOU for hydropower project development

06/03/2014

Asian firms Daelim, Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) and Lotte Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of hydropower projects in Pakistan and Indonesia.

Burundi seeks procurement consultants for 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

06/03/2014

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to carry out procurement for development of the 31.5-MW Jiji and 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects in Burundi's Bururi Province.

Deadline for PennWell Wall of Honor sponsorships, nominations is June 24

06/02/2014

The PennWell Corporation is proud to once again feature the Wall of Honor as a prominent part of all its 2014 North America Power Events.

Luebke to lead Bureau of Reclamation's Technical Service Center

06/02/2014

Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley has named Tom Luebke, P.E., as Director of Reclamation’s Technical Service Center, effective today.

 

U.S. extends bidding for cavitation repair at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee, 428-MW Hungry Horse

06/02/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for turbine runner cavitation repair at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project in Washington and the 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro project in Montana.

Saas-Balen contemplates 4.6 MW small hydropower project

06/02/2014

Swiss village Saas-Balen and German developer Kraftwerke Mattmark AG (KWM) have begun an investigation on the possible construction of a 4.6 MW hydropower plant above the Fellbach waterfall.

Colorado enacts small hydropower development legislation

06/02/2014

A bill enacted Saturday by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will help aid the development of small hydroelectric power within the state.

Italy water utility seeks aqueduct work to supply 973-kW Alcantara 1 hydro project

05/30/2014

Italian water utility Siciliacque SpA seeks bids to modify a water supply aqueduct to enable construction of the 973.77-kW Alcantara 1 hydroelectric project in Sicily.

India, Bhutan committed to joint venture hydropower projects

05/30/2014

A recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay affirmed the countries' commitment to constructing more than 2,100 MW of additional hydroelectric power capacity in Bhutan.

Hydro Research Foundation announces new class of hydroelectric power researchers

05/30/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation has announced the addition of 12 new Research Award Program recipients.

Corps Buffalo District seeks heavy construction in U.S. Northeast

05/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from firms to provide heavy and civil engineering construction in its Buffalo District and other areas of the U.S. Northeast.


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