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New Hydro Development

Supreme Court ruling allows work to resume on Panama's 29-MW Barro Blanco hydropower project

07/31/2015 Panama's Supreme Court overruled a temporary suspension of hydroelectric...
Laos hydropower development

Laos seeks consultants to advance independent hydropower project development

07/29/2015 The government of Laos invites expressions of interest from consultants ...
Upper Lillooet hydro

Firefighters set up at temporarily out-of-service Upper Lillooet Hydro Project

07/27/2015 BC Wildfire Service personnel have been using the project construction c...

Come on get happy

07/27/2015 I recently took my daughters to see the Pixar movie Inside Out, so I’ve ...

ASDSO awards dam safety scholarship to South Carolina student

07/24/2015 The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) has awarded its 20...
Cannonsville Dam leaking

Cannonsville Dam: Work being performed to repair leak at future hydro site

07/24/2015 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced work ...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

OPT deploys marine hydrokinetic device off New Jersey coast

07/28/2015 Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPT) announced today it has successfully ...

COER competition could help marine hydrokinetic development

07/27/2015 A combination multi-agency team may have an effect on marine hydrokineti...

Hydroelectric power represented well in new bipartisan Senate bill

07/23/2015 Bipartisan energy legislation submitted to the U.S. Senate yesterday inc...
MHK development in Canada

Canadian provinces sign MOU to develop marine renewable energy

07/21/2015 The Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and British Columbia have signed a...
Diver dies at Nova Scotia tidal facility

Diver dies while inspecting Canadian tidal facility

07/17/2015 A diver died while inspecting the 20-MW Annapolis Royal tidal barrage ow...

Schottel Hydro receives MeyGen tidal turbine parts contract

07/09/2015 German marine propulsion manufacturer Schottel Hydro has received a cont...

Rehabilitation & Repair

U.S. seeks spillway gates rehabilitation at 34.5-MW Hills Creek hydro project

07/31/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to rehabilitate three spillw...

Dam Safety & Security

07/31/2015 Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil st...

Equipment Failure Survey Quantifies Outage Impacts

07/30/2015 The cost and schedule impacts of delaying investment in hydropower equip...

Flow Tests Lead to Increased Efficiencies and Benchmark Measurements

07/30/2015 Measuring water flow to generating units at the 1,520-MW Manic-5 powerho...

Small Hydro

U.S. Army seeks micro-hydropower project at West Point

07/30/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites applications for qualification ...

Hydro Ottawa acquires 10 run-of-river hydro projects from Fortis

07/29/2015 The acquisition of 10 hydroelectric projects by Hydro Ottawa from Fortis...

Small Hydro

07/28/2015 The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from July-Augus...

Southeast Asia Goes Small

07/28/2015 Southeast Asia is home to some large hydropower projects currently under...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Nepal awards contract for first large-scale pumped-storage hydropower project

07/30/2015 Engineering firm Lahmeyer International GmbH and sub-consultant Manitoba...

Nepal awards contract for first large-scale pumped-storage hydropower project

07/30/2015 Engineering firm Lahmeyer International GmbH and sub-consultant Manitoba...

Uprating of the Czech Republic's 325 MW Pump Turbine Power station Dlouhé Stráneˇ

07/27/2015 With a rated output of 325 MW, Europe's largest pump turbines were insta...

Hydro Industry Financials

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