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    105-MW Ambuklao hydroelectric project earns EMS certification

    04/24/2014

    The 105-MW Amuklao hydroelectric plant passed a TUV Rheinland certification audit for Environmental Management System (EMS) with "zero" non-conformity earlier this month.

    Alterra, Fiera announce partnership for Canada's 62-MW Jimmie Creek hydropower project

    04/24/2014

    The Alterra Power Corp. and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. have announced a partnership agreement for the ownership and construction of the 62-MW Jimmie Creek hydroelectric plant.

    U.S. seeks firms for rewind, cavitation repair at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

    04/24/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform generator rewinds and turbine cavitation repairs at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

    New control system on line at 6.8-GW Grand Coulee hydropower plant

    04/24/2014

    A new control system implemented by communications technology company Real-Time Innovations is now operational at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric plant.

    French waterways agency seeks refurbishment of Plancher-Bas Dam

    04/24/2014

    France's navigable waterways agency, Voies Navigables de France (VNF), seeks bids for rehabilitation of Plancher-Bas Dam on the Rahin River in France's Haute-Saone Department.

    California hydroelectric power operator names new CEO

    04/24/2014

    The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has announced the selection of Arlen Orchard as its new general manager and chief executive officer, effective April 12.

    FERC sets conferences on critical infrastructure, system reliability

    04/24/2014

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an agenda and discussion topics for a technical conference April 29 on Critical Infrastructure Protection issues.

    Satellites could help Brazil's hydroelectric power operators forecast weather patterns

    04/23/2014

    Brazilian researchers have met to discuss the use of satellites to collect hydrometeorological data to better forecast weather-related events.

    U.S. seeks spillway channel excavation at Canton Lake Dam

    04/23/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform the remaining excavation that will allow flows into a new auxiliary spillway at Canton Lake Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma.

    Gimbel named Bureau of Reclamation deputy commissioner

    04/23/2014

    Jennifer Gimbel was named Reclamation's Deputy Commissioner for External and Intergovernmental Affairs in March, according to a release from the Bureau of Reclamation. 

    EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

    04/23/2014

    Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding units for Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant.

    Comments sought on proposed environmental study of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

    04/23/2014

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks comments on a draft statement of work for an environmental and social impact assessment of Pakistan's proposed 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

    World Bank provides loan for Burundi hydropower plants

    04/23/2014

    The World Bank has approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi for the construction of two hydropower plants along the Jiji and Mulembwe rivers.

    California utility seeks design, engineering for 2.7-MW New Slab Creek hydro plant

    04/22/2014

    Sacramento Municipal Utility District seeks bids to provide owner's engineering services for development of the 2.7-MW New Slab Creek powerhouse in California.

    MHK is hydro…and here to stay

    04/22/2014

    I've had MHK on the brain for quite a while now. And for good reason.

    Bhutan, India sign hydroelectric power development agreement

    04/22/2014

    The governments of India and Bhutan have signed an agreement for the joint development of a number of hydropower projects earlier today in capital city Thimphu.

    India utility seeks digital governors for 180-MW Baira Siul hydro project

    04/22/2014

    India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to replace existing governors with microprocessor-based digital governor systems at the 180-MW Baira Siul hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State.

    Snohomish PUD could save millions with damless hydropower project

    04/22/2014

    The Snohomish County Public Utilities District No. 1 will be able to save itself US$10 million by not constructing a dam, weir or other barriers as part of a proposed 30 MW hydroelectric project on Washington's South Fork Skykomish River.

    U.S. extends bidding for operation and maintenance of 14-MW Philpott hydro project

    04/22/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids from small businesses to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

    IDB rural electrification program could include hydroelectric power

    04/22/2014

    The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US$20 million loan to Panama that could include hydroelectric power as part of an effort to electrify rural parts of the country.


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