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    Greece's PPC synchronizes first unit at 160-MW Ilarion hydroelectric plant

    01/27/2014

    Public Power Corporation S.A.-Hellas has synchronized the first unit of its 160-MW Ilarion hydropower plant with the national grid, the Greek utility announced earlier this week.

    U.S. extends bidding to refurbish another jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam

    01/27/2014

    The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to refurbish another 72-inch hollow jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho.

    French commune awards contract for micro hydro projects

    01/27/2014

    Ecowatt has been awarded a US$306,278 contract from the French commune of Voiron to supply and install two micro hydro projects on a drinking water system.

    Industry News

    01/25/2014

    Hydro important to Reclamation's sustainable energy strategic plan

    When 20% of Your Workforce is Retiring: Employment Challenges for Electric Power

    01/25/2014

    Between now and 2018, about 17% of the current electric power workforce in the Pacific Northwest is expected to retire, and it is becoming more challenging to fill open positions. What are employers to do?

    Hydro Currents

    01/25/2014

    House Committee holds field hearing on Columbia River Treaty

    Perspectives: Why Discriminate against Small Hydro?

    01/25/2014

    What is the basis for this discrimination toward existing hydroelectric power plants, and why are they not getting any of these subsidies to stay in business?

    USSD announces key dates for 2014 annual conference

    01/24/2014

    The U.S. Society on Dams has announced a number of deadlines in advance of its Annual Meeting and Conference.

    TVA has near-record peak demand during cold streak

    01/24/2014

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has met a record-breaking winter demand for electricity this morning by providing an estimated 33,345 MW, the agency announced.

    Andritz wins contract for upgrades at Kazakhstan's Shardarinkskaya hydropower project

    01/24/2014

    Global technology group Andritz Hydro has received an order from JSC Shardarinskaya HPP to upgrade equipment at the 100-MW Shardarinkskaya hydropower project.

    European Commission aims to increase ocean power development

    01/23/2014

    A new European Commission action plan seeks to further development of Europe's ocean energy sector.

    Upgrades to Ontario's Lower Mattagami hydropower project ahead of schedule

    01/23/2014

    Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation has announced that a new 67 MW turbine unit is now generating power at its 138-MW Little Long hydropower plant.

    Pakistan seeks governor, turbine parts for 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha

    01/23/2014

    Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply spare parts for the governor system as well as for turbines and auxiliaries of the 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha hydropower project.

    Proposals could impact production at 80-MW Denison hydropower project

    01/23/2014

    A Lake Texoma community organization is requesting changes to water use laws that could have an impact on hydroelectric power generation at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Denison Dam.

    Connecticut town considering Archimedes Screw hydropower plant

    01/23/2014

    The Manchester town board has approved a bid waiver from the New England Hydropower Company that will allow the Massachusetts-based group to explore the feasibility of a new small hydropower project at the town's Union Pond Dam.

    U.S. PIT tag tender seeks sample group for testing

    01/23/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply passive integrated transponder tags for fish passage monitoring in the Columbia River Basin.

    India approves three hydropower projects

    01/22/2014

    India's Cabinet Committee on Investment has given the go-ahead for three hydropower projects that have been long been awaiting environmental approval, Asian sources have report.

    U.S. seeks station service replacement at 980-MW McNary Dam

    01/22/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for replacement, rehabilitation and modernization of the station service electrical power system at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

    Corps awards contract for conduit and lining replacement at Blakely Mountain hydropower project

    01/22/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$1.58 million contract to the Hartman-Walsh Painting Co. to replace hydropower conduit coating and lining systems at the 75-MW Blakely Mountain hydropower project.

    On the value of "bad" news

    01/22/2014

    I was that kid in college.

    The one who had done all the reading before class started, had completed an outline of the chapters, and probably had gotten a jump on next week’s assignment too.


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