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New Hydro Development

Kyrgyzstan seeks development of two small hydro projects

11/26/2014 The government of Kyrgyzstan invites applications for pre-qualification ...

Kiesewetter, Easton join management at hydro project developer American Municipal Power

11/26/2014 American Municipal Power, which is currently developing several hydro pr...
China

Run-of-river US$1.5 billion 510-MW Zangmu hydroelectric project begins generating power

11/25/2014 At a cost of US$1.5 billion, the 510-MW Zangmu hydroelectric project in ...

Fitch: Issues have pushed back some hydro project work for AMP

11/25/2014 Fitch Ratings on Nov. 21 said it has affirmed the 'A' rating on bonds th...

Chinese firm signs EPC deal for Ghana's 60-MW Hemang hydropower plant

11/21/2014 Ghana's Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has signed an engineering, proc...

Dutch pension fund invests in hydroelectric power development

11/21/2014 The Dutch General Pension Fund for Public Employees (ABP) has closed an ...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

Siemens announces plan to exit marine power sector

11/25/2014 Technology and equipment giant Siemens AG has decided to sell its tidal ...
Pelamis Wave Energy technology

Marine hydrokinetics company Pelamis Wave Power falls into “administration”

11/24/2014 Blair Nimmo and Gary Fraser of KPMG have been appointed as joint adminis...

Happy consumption from hydro

11/21/2014 Hydro. For me, beginning work in October as an associate editor in the H...

U.K. seeks energy specialists, including hydropower, marine energy

11/21/2014 The United Kingdom seeks proposals from energy technical specialists, in...
Torcado Aqua Inshore

Isle of Man prepares for marine hydrokinetic development

11/21/2014 Manx Tidal Energy Ltd. and Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd. have been selected ...
BlueTEC Tidal Energy

BlueTEC hydrokinetic device set for tests in The Netherlands

11/11/2014 A 200-kW prototype of the hydrokinetic Bluewater Tidal Energy Converter ...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Ukraine seeks rehab of control, protection systems for 444-MW Kaniv hydro project

11/26/2014 PJSC UkrHydroEnergo seeks bids for rehabilitation of control and protect...

U.S. seeks concrete saw cutting for bulkhead system at Ohio River's Emsworth Dam

11/26/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform concrete saw cutt...

Nepal seeks auxiliary system parts for rehab of 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project

11/25/2014 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for powerhouse auxiliary sy...

U.S. seeks firms to replace transformers at 255-MW Davis hydro project

11/25/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of supplyin...

Small Hydro

FERC relicenses expanded Vermont project, receives filing for eight-dam New York project

11/25/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensed in October an expand...

Italian utility awards lots to outfit four micro hydro projects

11/24/2014 Municipal water supplier Romagna Acque-Societa delle Fonti S.p.A. has aw...

Adding Power to a Non-Powered Dam: Mahoning Creek

11/19/2014 More than 70 years in the making but less than a year in the execution, ...

Serbia seeks inventory of small hydropower projects, sites

11/18/2014 The government of Serbia invites applications for pre-qualification to p...

Pumped Storage Hydro

KIUC gets go-ahead for 25-MW Hawaiian pumped-storage proposal

11/18/2014 Hawaii's Board of Land and Natural Resources has given its unanimous app...

Chris Schleicher: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

11/18/2014 Chris Schleicher will graduate this fall with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engi...

Morocco pre-qualifies builders for 350-MW Abdelmoumen pumped-storage

11/17/2014 Morocco utility Office National de l'Electricite et de l'Eau Potable (ON...

Hydro Industry Financials

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