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    Argentina seeks study of four-plant 220-MW Las Canas-Gastona-Medina hydro complex

    01/16/2014

    Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to study a multi-purpose water complex on the Las Canas, Gastona and Medina rivers that would include four hydroelectric projects totaling 220 MW.

    Hydroplus wins contracts for two dam projects

    01/16/2014

    Fusegate system developer Hydroplus Inc. has been awarded a pair of contracts for work on two Pennsylvania dams.

    FERC final EIS backs relicensing 82.3-MW Toledo Bend hydro project

    01/15/2014

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a final environmental impact statement recommending the relicensing of the 81-MW Toledo Bend hydroelectric project on the Sabine River including a 1.3-MW expansion unit for total installed capacity of 82.3 MW.

    New wave energy, marine renewables test center for Scotland

    01/15/2014

    A new Marine Renewables Test Centre that aims to support the development, design and testing of marine renewable construction materials and prototype foundations has been created at the University of Dundee.

    U.S. seeks firms for sturgeon studies, hatchery work on Missouri River

    01/15/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform studies and hatchery work aimed at propagation of endangered pallid sturgeon on the Missouri River.

    Privatization possibility for Chinese hydropower project developer

    01/15/2014

    Investment firm NewQuest Capital Partners has agreed to acquire the China Hydroelectric Corporation in a US$190 million deal that could take the company private.

    HydroVision Brasil board invites industry members to share expertise

    01/15/2014

    The advisory board for HydroVision Brasil is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

    Brazil's Itaipu hydroelectric plant sets new production record

    01/14/2014

    Brazil's 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant has broken its own world record for annual power production, operator Itaipu Binacional announced recently.

    Mozambique seeks hydraulic, flood study of Limpopo River Basin

    01/14/2014

    Mozambique's national water directorate invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a hydraulic and flood study of the Limpopo River Basin in Mozambique.

    Peru grants concessions for two hydropower plant proposals

    01/14/2014

    Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines has granted temporary concessions for a pair of hydropower project proposals in the country's Cusco department, according to a recent resolution.

    U.S. seeks gantry crane refurbishment at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

    01/14/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to refurbish a 35-ton tailrace gantry crane at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

    Russia's Power Machines to outfit Turkey's 140-MW Kigi hydropower project

    01/14/2014

    Russian hydro turbine manufacturer Power Machines OJSC has signed a contract with Turkish company DSI to provide equipment for the 140-MW Kigi hydropower project.

    So, hydroelectric power isn't renewable...?

    01/14/2014

    I was already in a fairly poor mood while watching the Oklahoma City Thunder get dismantled by Denver earlier this month, but the new ExxonMobil ad campaign featured during almost every commercial break did little to help the situation.

    Macedonia seeks dam construction for 70-MW Boskov Most hydro project

    01/13/2014

    Macedonia utility AD Elektrarni na Makedonija (Elem) seeks bids to construct the dam and other civil works of the 70-MW Boskov Most hydroelectric project on the Mala Reka River in western Macedonia.

    Bearings manufacturer Kingsbury breaks ground on new plant in California

    01/13/2014

    Turbine bearings manufacturer Kingsbury Inc. has broken ground on a new 33,000-square-foot repair and service facility in Yuba City, Calif., the Philadelphia-based company announced today.

    Minnesota county seeks efficiency study of 2.2-MW Byllesby small hydro project

    01/13/2014

    Dakota County, Minn., seeks proposals from engineers or manufacturers to evaluate ways to increase the generating efficiency of the 2.2-MW Byllesby Dam hydroelectric project on Minnesota's Cannon River.

    Corps awards architect-engineer contract for Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

    01/13/2014

    Tetra Tech/Pond & Co. has won a US$9.5 million contract for architect-engineer services for a range of military and civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

    Dam collapses at India's 4.8-MW Alea hydropower project

    01/13/2014

    A reservoir burst at the 4.8-MW Aleo hydropower project sent thousands of cubic meters of water rushing downstream, though no casualties have been reported.

    Reclamation reduces releases from Nimbus Dam during dry spell

    01/10/2014

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has announced its plan to reduce flows in the lower American River in order to protect steelhead that will be spawning in January and February.

    French department seeks dams rehab, fish passage construction

    01/10/2014

    France's Somme Department seeks bids to rehabilitate three dams and to construct fish passage at two of them on the Somme River.


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