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    U.S. sets another new bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

    01/20/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for bids to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

    New study ups tidal energy potential in Scotland's Pentland Firth

    01/20/2014

    Tidal energy produced in the Pentland Firth could potentially power half of Scotland, according to new research by engineers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh.

    Latin bank extends calls for modernization, expansion of 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydro project

    01/20/2014

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to advance modernization and expansion of the bi-national 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydroelectric project on the border of Argentina and Uruguay.

    Lignum Vitae installs new bearing at Alabama's Neely Henry hydropower plant

    01/20/2014

    Lignum Vitae North America LLA has supplied a new water-lubricated main guide bearing for the 72.9-MW Neely Henry hydropower project in Alabama.

    Developer signs agreement for 62.5 MW Australian wave energy project

    01/17/2014

    Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency via its wholly-owned subsidy, Victorian Wave partners Pty Ltd, which will ultimately allow for the building of a wave power station off the coast of Portland, Australia.

    FERC staff reports on initial work to implement Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act

    01/17/2014

    In a report on implementing new hydropower legislation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff reports a handful of small project operators already have taken steps to leave FERC jurisdiction or to extend terms of their preliminary permits.

    Droughts worrisome for California hydroelectric power operators

    01/17/2014

    The effects of California's continuing drought are being felt by the state's utilities -- many of which obtain at least a portion of their supply from hydroelectric power sources.

    Argentina seeks small hydropower study of sites in Mendoza Province

    01/17/2014

    Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to survey and update studies of small hydropower sites in Mendoza Province.

    Alstom wins contract to outfit Ivory Coast's Soubre hydropower project

    01/17/2014

    China's Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. has awarded a contract to Alstom to provide electromechanical equipment and technical services for the 270-MW Soubre hydropower project.

    Voith installs first turbine unit at Ferreira Gomes hydropower project

    01/16/2014

    Voith has completed the installation of the first Kaplan turbine unit at Brazil's 252-MW Ferreira Gomes hydropower project.

    Corps seeks firms for geotechnical services in east-central U.S.

    01/16/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on architect-engineer firms able to provide geotechnical services for civil work and military projects in its five-state Louisville District.

    Hydro Research Foundation accepting nominations for graduate-level scholarship program

    01/16/2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Golden Field Office has sponsored a grant to the Hydro Research Foundation for establishing and presenting the Hydro Research Awards Program to graduate-level students.

    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.


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