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New Development

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Honoring the women of hydro

06/30/2014 For that reason, I am very proud to announce the PennWell Hydro Group’s ...

More than just one more meeting

05/13/2014 During the average week, I attend quite a few meetings. This week, I hav...

Mexico's 750-MW La Yesca hydropower plant receives $147 million

12/30/2013 Mexican construction firm ICA was granted $147 million on December 23 fo...

Projects of the Year Awards

08/08/2013 2012 Hydro project of the year and 2012 Small and Large Smart Grid proje...

DamWatch: New Monitoring Technology for Dam Safety

03/01/2013 Many parameters must be monitored and significant data recorded to ensur...

New Development

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Canada's Manitoba Hydro signs deal to provide 25 MW of power to SaskPower

07/22/2014 Manitoba Hydro has finalized a deal that will see the Canadian utility s...
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FERC draft environmental assessment backs licensing 50-MW R.C. Byrd hydro project

07/22/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a draft enviro...
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Zayas to address DOE's Hydropower Vision plan at HydroVision International 2014

07/21/2014 Taking part in the HydroVision International 2014 keynote session on Tue...
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Engineering and design firm AECOM acquires URS Corp.

07/17/2014 Engineering, construction and design firm AECOM has announced it will ac...
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Royal HaskoningDHV, TIRASA developming four small hydro projects in Indonesia

07/17/2014 Dutch consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV is developing four mini hydropower ...
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Czech utility seeks turbine-generator overhaul at 120-MW Lipno 1 hydro project

07/16/2014 Czech utility CEZ a.s. seeks bids for mechanical overhaul of turbine-gen...

Ocean/Tidal/Stream Power

Crown Estate awards seabed rights for ocean energy development

07/08/2014 The United Kingdom's Crown Estate has awarded seabed rights for six new ...
STG Tidal Energy Generator Unit

Black Rock Tidal releases details for Bay of Fundy ocean power project

07/02/2014 German marine propulsion manufacturer Schottel has announced details of ...

Marine Hydrokinetics

07/01/2014 News related to the worldwide marine hydrokinetics industry from July-Au...
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Nautricity, Fundy Tidal teaming up for Nova Scotia ocean energy project

06/30/2014 Ocean energy developers Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed...
Admiralty Inlet Tidal power Project

Unintentional state waiver lets FERC pre-empt state Coastal Zone rules

06/26/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a declaratory order ...
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HAE, GESA sign agreement for Colombian hydropower project development

06/25/2014 North American power company Hydro Alternative Energy, Inc., and South A...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Voith Hydro displays new StreamDiver hdyro turbine at HydroVision International 2014

07/22/2014 Technology and equipment manufacturer Voith Hydro is exhibiting a number...
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Canada utility seeks intake gates installation for 47-MW Ladore hydro project

07/18/2014 Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to install replacement intake gates...
Lower Granite Dam

U.S. seeks fish passage system overhaul at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

07/17/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform major constructio...
Fort Randall Dam

U.S. seeks bids for switchyard upgrades at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

07/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to upgrade the switchyard at...

Small Hydro

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Armstrong finances NKE, IDE for small hydropower development in Indonesia

07/21/2014 Asian financial firm Armstrong Asset Management has announced its plan t...
Nussdorf Hydropower Plant

Danube agency seeks fish ladder for Austria's 6.5-MW Nussdorf hydro project

07/17/2014 Austria's Danube River flood control agency Via Donau - Osterreichische ...
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Royal HaskoningDHV, TIRASA developming four small hydro projects in Indonesia

07/17/2014 Dutch consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV is developing four mini hydropower ...
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Mibugawa announces new small hydropower project for Fukushima

07/14/2014 Mibugawa Power and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Marubeni, have begun con...

Pumped Storage Hydro

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Raising of California's San Vicente Dam complete

07/18/2014 The San Diego County Water Authority has completed a raise of the San Vi...
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EIB provides loan for Austrian pumped-storage hydropower project

07/10/2014 Austria's state-owned utility Illwerke AG has received a US$381 million ...
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Hawaiian co-op expresses interest in small hydro, pumped-storage projects

07/09/2014 Power generated by a new Gay & Robinson Inc. small hydropower projec...


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