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Report says negligence caused tragic Larji hydropower project discharge

06/23/2014

A report submitted this week to the Himachal Pradesh High Court said that "gross negligence" by the operators of the 126-MW Larji hydropower plant was to blame for the death of 24 students and a tour guide earlier this month.

Ivory Coast seeks hydropower site studies below 270-MW Soubre hydro project

06/23/2014

The government of Ivory Coast invites expressions of interest from consultants to conduct a feasibility study of hydroelectric development sites downstream of the 270-MW Soubre Dam hydropower project.

DOE report explores relationship between water and power generation

06/20/2014

A new U.S. Department of Energy report focuses on the connections between water and its role in energy production and generation, including hydroelectric power.

Counting down to HydroVision International

06/20/2014

The pace is accelerating here at the PennWell offices as we gear up for HydroVision International 2014 next month in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

U.S. seeks temperature transmitters for 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

06/20/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply temperature transmitters for installation at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

Senate panel endorses nominations of LaFleur, Bay to FERC

06/20/2014

In a contentious meeting, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee endorsed June 18 President Obama's nominations of Cheryl LaFleur and Norman C. Bay to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Burundi seeks social, environmental assessment of 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

06/20/2014

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a social and environmental assessment of the 31.5-MW Jiji and 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects being developed in Burundi's Bururi Province.

20 for 20: Celebrating 20 Years of HydroVision International

06/19/2014

To celebrate HydroVision International's 20th year, HydroWorld.com will highlight a facet of the upcoming conference and exhibition in each of the 20 days leading to the event.

U.S. seeks radial gate repairs at 13.5-MW Nimbus Dam

06/19/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to repair radial gates and perform other refurbishment at 13.5-MW Nimbus Dam on California's American River.

RusHydro to construct three small hydropower plants in North Caucasus region

06/19/2014

Russian energy giant RusHydro will develop three small hydropower plants in the North Caucasus region after the projects were selected for implementation through a recent renewable energy sources auction.

Dam Safety & Security

06/19/2014

Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures for June 2014

Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant Hosts Annual Wildlife Festival

06/19/2014

Aspiring entrepreneurs have tried to capture the raw power of Niagara Falls since the late 1800s and, in the process, helped develop the science behind low-cost, reliable hydroelectricity.

R&D Forum

06/19/2014

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower for June 2014

Solomon Islands extends call for developers of 20-MW Tina River hydro project

06/19/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop the 20-MW Tina River hydroelectric project on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

DOE still accepting solicitations for hydroelectric power, MHK notices of intent

06/19/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy & Renewable Energy is still accepting solicitations for three notices of intent designed to fund research in both the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) and conventional hydroelectric power fields.

U.S. seeks thrust bearing shoe refurbishment at 810-MW Lower Monumental, 603-MW Ice Harbor dams

06/19/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to refurbish thrust bearing shoes at 810-MW Lower Monumental and 603-MW Ice Harbor dams on the Snake River in Washington.

Marine Hydrokinetics

06/18/2014

News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for June 2014

Canadian Spotlight

06/18/2014

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada for June 2014

Mechanical Couplings Replace Welding at Canoe Creek

06/18/2014

With its lush greenery and old-growth trees, the Pacific Rim Rainforest is a beautiful place to visit. But it can be a difficult place to work: annual precipitation is among the highest in the world, and the terrain can be steep and uneven.

Studying Net Evaporation from the Eastmain-1 Reservoir

06/18/2014

A first-of-its-kind study of net evaporation at a hydroelectric facility reveals that the project has very little effect on the loss of water to the atmosphere as compared with pre-impoundment conditions.


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