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    Corps of Engineers awards anodes contract for McNary hydropower plant rehab project


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$20,682 contract to B&H International to supply 380 anodes for main unit intake gates that the 980-MW McNary hydropower plant.

    LIHI certifies two small hydropower plants to end 2013


    The Low Impact Hydropower Institute's governing board awarded low-impact certification status to two projects in December.

    Voith's turbines improving fish passage at Holtwood hydroelectric project


    Recent expansions to the Holtwood hydropower plant not only improved the 100-year old facility's generating capacity, but also the environment and habitat for fish as well, equipment manufacture Voith Hydro said.

    BC Hydro seeks to upgrade powerhouse cranes at 2,480-MW Revelstoke hydro project


    Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to upgrade two powerhouse cranes at the 2,480-MW Revelstoke hydroelectric project on the Columbia River in British Columbia.

    Hydrotec to develop eight small hydropower projects in Manilla


    Hydrotec Renewables Inc. has received a number of contracts from the Philippine Department of Energy that will add up 30 MW of cumulative small hydroelectric capacity to the country's grid.

    FERC seeks pilot projects to test a two-year hydro licensing process


    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeks pilot projects from developers to test a two-year licensing process for hydropower development at existing non-powered dams and at closed-loop pumped-storage projects.

    First unit at Pakistan's 130-MW Duber Khwar hydroelectric plant generating power


    The first unit of Pakistan's 130-MW Duber Khwar hydropower plant is now sending power to the country's national grid, project officials told Asian media sources earlier this week.

    Italian utility awards contract for small hydropower plant supply


    Utility Edison S.p.A. has awarded a contract to Hydro Energia S.r.l. to supply two turbine generators and other equipment for the 2.6-MW Fontanamora hydroelectric project.

    More firms sought for biological studies in U.S. Snake, Columbia basins


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued another call for information on firms able to perform biological studies in the Snake and Columbia river basins of the Pacific Northwest.

    Tidal energy company names new non-executive chairman


    Tidal technology and project developer Atlantis Resources Limited has named a new non-executive chairman as it moves toward an initial share sale on the London Stock Exchange, the Singapore-based group has announced.

    Bank seeks consultants to develop atlas of hydropower development sites in Guinea


    The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop an atlas of hydropower development sites in Guinea.

    Water impoundment begins at Cambodia's lower Russei Chrum Krom hydropower plant


    Development progresses on Cambodia's 338-MW Russei Chrum Krom hydropower project as water is now being impounded at the complex's lower reservoir, according to the China Gezhouba (Group) Corporation.

    FERC sets geographic limits on municipal preference


    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has for the first time established geographic limits on the granting of municipal preference in the issuance of preliminary permits to study developing hydroelectric projects.

    Eighth unit operating at RusHydro’s 3,000-MW Boguchanskaya hydropower plant


    The eighth hydroelectric generating unit at JSC RusHydro’s Boguchanskaya plant began operating Dec. 30.

    U.S. again extends bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam


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

    Funding approved for new Pakistani hydroelectric training center


    Officials from the French Development Agency, the European Union and the French government have signed an agreement to establish a hydroelectric training center in Pakistan.

    Liberia seeks substation, transmission lines for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project


    The government of Liberia seeks bids to construct a substation and transmission lines for the 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project in Liberia.

    NHA accepting nominations for Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship program


    The National Hydropower Association is now accepting nominations for its Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship program.

    Bids extended again to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant


    The Bureau of Reclamation further extended the deadline for bids to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at the 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant in Washington.

    NorthWestern Energy files to acquire 11 hydropower plants


    Utility company NorthWestern Energy has submitted a formal request to the Montana Public Service Commission for the purchase of 11 hydroelectric power projects and related assets from PPL Montana.

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