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Haiti seeks instrumentation for 54-MW Peligre, Canneau dams

09/29/2014

Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to supply gages and monitoring instrumentation at the 54-MW Peligre Dam hydroelectric project and at Canneau Dam on Haiti's Artibonite River.

Wales developer wins funding for initial work at 49.4-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage

09/29/2014

Wales developer Quarry Battery Co. announced its Snowdonia Pumped Hydro unit has received 3 million pounds (US$4.8 million) in private funding for initial work at the 49.9-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage project near Llanberis in Wales.

Gilkes completes work on 700-kW Neaty micro hydro plant

09/29/2014

The 700-kW Neaty micro hydroelectric project is now in operation, according to equipment supplier Gilkes Energy.

Welsh capital seeks 400-kW Radyr Weir hydro project for 19th century weir

09/29/2014

The City of Cardiff Council invites expressions of interest to construct the 400-kW Radyr Weir hydropower project utilizing a 19th century weir owned by the Welsh capital city.

Sue Nee Tan: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

09/29/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation is actively supporting graduate students to conduct research related to conventional and pumped storage hydropower. These students are funded through the Department of Energy’s Water Power Program and industry partners.

Dam Safety and Security

09/26/2014

Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures

R&D Forum

09/26/2014

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Marine Hydrokinetics

09/26/2014

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

Canadian Spotlight

09/26/2014

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

Tech Briefs

09/26/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

How Advanced Pumped-Storage Technologies Contribute to the System

09/26/2014

Pumped-storage technologies are ideally suited to support integration of variable renewables.

Ranking Options: A Simple Way to Identify Priorities

09/26/2014

How to prioritize multiple organizational objectives to allocate human and financial resources

U.S. again extends deadline for circuit breakers, transformers at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

09/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to replace main unit circuit breakers and instrument transformers at the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Brazil authorizes operation of 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project

09/26/2014

Brazil's energy regulator has authorized commercial operation of the first unit of the 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project on Brazil's Jari River.

Defining and Implementing Shoreline and Recreation Management Goals

09/26/2014

Managing multiple challenges with regard to shoreline and recreation management

Cameroon seeks construction of 30-MW hydro plant at Lom Pangar Dam

09/26/2014

Cameroon utility Electricity Development Corp. (EDC) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 30-MW hydroelectric plant at Lom Pangar Dam, which is being built on Cameroon's Sanaga River.

Area hydro projects shut down, endangered by California fire

09/26/2014

Several hydropower projects in California's Sierra Nevada shut down temporarily due to danger from a giant California wildfire but no major damage was reported to hydro facilities.

No Ordinary Fish Tale: Design-Build of a New Powerhouse for Lower Baker

09/26/2014

Adding a new 30-MW powerhouse at Lower Baker to improve fish passage

What's Hot in Underwater Work at Dams and Hydro Plants

09/25/2014

Divers and ROVs: A cost-effective solution when performing underwater work

How Canada Deals with Dam Safety Issues

09/25/2014

Canada's push toward the use of a risk-informed approach to dam safety


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