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Korean companies sign MOU for hydropower project development

06/03/2014

Asian firms Daelim, Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) and Lotte Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of hydropower projects in Pakistan and Indonesia.

Burundi seeks procurement consultants for 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

06/03/2014

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to carry out procurement for development of the 31.5-MW Jiji and 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects in Burundi's Bururi Province.

Deadline for PennWell Wall of Honor sponsorships, nominations is June 24

06/02/2014

The PennWell Corporation is proud to once again feature the Wall of Honor as a prominent part of all its 2014 North America Power Events.

Luebke to lead Bureau of Reclamation's Technical Service Center

06/02/2014

Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley has named Tom Luebke, P.E., as Director of Reclamation’s Technical Service Center, effective today.

 

U.S. extends bidding for cavitation repair at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee, 428-MW Hungry Horse

06/02/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for turbine runner cavitation repair at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project in Washington and the 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro project in Montana.

Saas-Balen contemplates 4.6 MW small hydropower project

06/02/2014

Swiss village Saas-Balen and German developer Kraftwerke Mattmark AG (KWM) have begun an investigation on the possible construction of a 4.6 MW hydropower plant above the Fellbach waterfall.

Colorado enacts small hydropower development legislation

06/02/2014

A bill enacted Saturday by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will help aid the development of small hydroelectric power within the state.

Italy water utility seeks aqueduct work to supply 973-kW Alcantara 1 hydro project

05/30/2014

Italian water utility Siciliacque SpA seeks bids to modify a water supply aqueduct to enable construction of the 973.77-kW Alcantara 1 hydroelectric project in Sicily.

India, Bhutan committed to joint venture hydropower projects

05/30/2014

A recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay affirmed the countries' commitment to constructing more than 2,100 MW of additional hydroelectric power capacity in Bhutan.

Hydro Research Foundation announces new class of hydroelectric power researchers

05/30/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation has announced the addition of 12 new Research Award Program recipients.

Corps Buffalo District seeks heavy construction in U.S. Northeast

05/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from firms to provide heavy and civil engineering construction in its Buffalo District and other areas of the U.S. Northeast.

NYPA recognized for restoration work at Robert Moses hydropower plant

05/29/2014

The New York Power Authority has been recognized for superior work practices related to the repair and restoration of the dam face at the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant by the Western New York Chapter of the American Concrete Institute.

Liberia seeks operation, maintenance for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project

05/29/2014

The government said applicants mainly should be power companies, although it would consider applications from joint ventures of a hydropower generator and a hydropower design consultant.

Study shows potential for pumped-storage hydropower project in Queensland

05/29/2014

A study released this week by Leyshon Resources Ltd. shows potential for an up to 40 MW pumped-storage hydroelectric plant at Mount Leyshon in Queensland.

FERC licenses three hydro projects totaling 121 MW

05/29/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licensed three hydroelectric projects in Louisiana and Illinois totaling 121 MW in April.

Putin signs decree allowing for issuance of RusHydro shares

05/29/2014

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree allowing Russian energy giant JSC RusHydro to issue additional shares, providing that the government's ownership in the share capital of the company does not fall below 60.5%.

Canada utility seeks circuit breakers for five hydro projects

05/29/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to replace low-voltage circuit breakers and related equipment at five hydroelectric projects in British Columbia.

EMEC study shows cost-saving measures for marine energy developers

05/28/2014

Results from an ongoing study have shown the potential for "considerable" cost savings using the capabilities of smaller support vessels in the marine and hydrokinetics sector, according to a release from the European Marine Energy Centre.

Solomon Islands again seeks developers for 20-MW Tina River hydro

05/28/2014

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

Alstom wins contracts for two Swiss hydropower project rehabillitations

05/28/2014

Equipment manufacturer Alstom has been awarded contracts worth more than US$12.2 million to modernize two hydropower projects in Switzerland's Canton Glarus and Canton Valais.


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