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Bank seeks study of hydropower developments in sub-Saharan Africa

06/17/2014

The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to prepare a study of hydropower developments in sub-Saharan Africa.

Scottish Enterprise provides funding for Bluemull Sound tidal energy array developer

06/17/2014

Tidal turbine developer Nova Innovation has been awarded US$3.14 million from the Scottish government to help build a marine energy array off the Shetland coast.

U.S. seeks bids to supply outlet bulkheads for 6,809-MW Grand Coulee Dam

06/17/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply two outlet bulkheads for the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee Dam hydroelectric project in Washington.

ADB provides loan, grant for Solomon Islands' 750-kW Fiu River hydropower plant

06/17/2014

The Asian Development Bank has signed grant and loan agreements with the Solomon Islands that will help the country's government develop the 750-kW Fiu River hydropower project in Malaita province.

India state again extends qualifying to build 300-MW Lakhwar hydro project

06/17/2014

State utility Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (UJVNL) again extended the deadline for applications for pre-qualification to construct the 300-MW Lakhwar multi-purpose hydroelectric project on the Yamuna River in India's Uttarakhand State.

Siemens, MHI unveil offer for Alstom assets

06/17/2014

International manufacturing powerhouses Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Siemens AG have announced a US$12.2 billion plan to take over French conglomerate Alstom.

U.S. seeks water facilities operation after Elwha River dams' removal

06/17/2014

The National Park Service seeks bids for operation and maintenance of water treatment and pumping facilities made necessary by removal of the 12-MW Elwha and 12-MW Glines Canyon dams from the Elwha River in Washington.

Bill dictates treatment of non-federal hydroelectric power on USACE infrastructure

06/16/2014

Text contained in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act clarifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' regulatory process for private hydroelectric power development on federally-owned infrastructure.

Venezuela seeks tech support for six-unit rehab at 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

06/16/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites expressions of interest to provide specialized technical support for rehabilitation of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

Voith Hydro ships distributors, stators to AMP's Smithland hydroelectric project

06/16/2014

Voith Hydro's manufacturing plant in Hannibal, Ohio, has made a shipment of three stators and three distributors to American Municipal Power's 72-MW Smithland hydroelectric project in Kentucky.

BHEL commissions fourth turbine unit at India's Rampur hydropower plant

06/16/2014

Equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has commissioned the fourth of six 68 MW turbine units at the 412-MW Rampur hydropower plant in India.

U.S. again seeks machining of mechanical components for 115-MW Ozark hydro project

06/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again seeks bids to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.

SSNNL receives permission to raise Sardar Sarovar Dam's height

06/13/2014

The Narmada Control Authority has approved plans to raise the dam wall of India's 1,450-MW Sardar Sarovar hydropower project from 400 feet to about 455 feet.

Bosnia seeks review of design to refurbish, expand 9.4-MW Una Kostela hydro project

06/13/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina invites expressions of interest from consultants to review preliminary design documentation for refurbishment of the 9.4-MW Una Kostela hydro project and construction of the 6.4-MW Una Kostela Annex in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Caverion wins Seitakorva hydropower project upgrade contract

06/12/2014

Finnish utility Kemijoki Oy has selected the Caverion Corporation to increase the capacity at its 110-MW Seitakorva hydropower plant.

Oregon wave testing center files FERC license notice, scoping documents

06/12/2014

Oregon State University's Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center has filed a notice of intent to license and environmental scoping documents for the nation's first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site.

Pennsylvania announces grant program for hydroelectric power, renewable development

06/12/2014

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and the state's Department of Environmental Protection have announced a new grant and loan program designed to encourage the deployment of renewable generating technologies, including hydroelectric power.

U.S. seeks firms to install governors at 11 Northwest hydro plants

06/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install new digital governors at 11 Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts.

World Bank funds Pakistan's 2,160-MW Dasu hydroelectric project

06/12/2014

The World Bank Group's International Development Association has approved a funding package to help develop the 2,160-MW Dasu Hydropower Stage-I (DHP-1) project on the Indus River in Pakistan.

Bolivia seeks bids to build two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydro project

06/11/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids to construct the two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydroelectric project.


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