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New Development

India Cabinet approves investment in 1,000-MW Pakal Dul hydro project

09/19/2014 India's Union Cabinet has given investment approval for construction of ...

Pakistan council approves construction of 128-MW Keyal Khwar hydro project

09/18/2014 The Executive Committee of Pakistan's National Economic Council has appr...

Brazil reverses approval of concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

09/18/2014 A day after a complaint by environmentalist lobbying groups, Brazil's mi...

Brazil sets concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

09/17/2014 Brazil's mines and energy ministry has published guidelines for the conc...

Pakistan extends civil works solicitation for 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

09/16/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended th...

Peru recommends mitigation for 195-MW Araza River hydro complex

09/16/2014 Peru's agency for energy environmental affairs has recommended environme...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

FERC accepts license surrender by first U.S. wave power project, 1.5-MW Reedsport

08/27/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted the surrender of t...

TSB, OERA announce funding for tidal energy technology development

08/26/2014 The U.K. Technology Strategy Board and Nova Scotia's Offshore Energy Res...
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The growth of MHK hydropower

08/25/2014 According to new analysis, the evolution of marine hydro kinetic technol...

ABB to supply grid connection for 6-MW first phase of Scotland tidal project

08/21/2014 Power technology supplier ABB has received a contract from Atlantis Reso...

Atkins selected as client's engineer for 230-MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

08/20/2014 Design, engineering and project management consultancy group Atkins Glob...

University of Edinburgh opens new marine and hydrokinetics testing facility

08/07/2014 Scottish Member of Parliament Amber Rudd helped officials from the Unive...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Reserve a spot in the HydroVision Brasil 2014 VibroSystM Machine Condition Monitoring Course today

09/22/2014 VibroSystM's Machine Condition Monitoring Course being offered in conjun...

U.S. awards tainter gate repair contract for Nebraska's Harlan County Dam

09/22/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $25.7 million contract to...

U.S. seeks generator-motor stator replacement at 600-MW Carters Dam

09/22/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to manufacture replacement s...

Kyrgyzstan seeks consultants for refurbishment of 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

09/19/2014 Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks expressions of inte...

Small Hydro

New York: Construction to start by 2016 on 14.08-MW Cannonsville hydro project

09/19/2014 New York City's Department of Environmental Protection formally announce...

Burundi seeks accountant for 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

09/17/2014 Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest fro...

Canada invests in First Nation's 4.4-MW Winchie Creek hydro project

09/15/2014 The Canadian government announced it is investing C$554,487 (US$502,391)...

Latin lender funds Colombia's 19.9-MW El Molino, 19.9-MW San Matias hydro projects

09/12/2014 The Inter-American Investment Corp. (IIC) has approved a US$12 million l...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Voith wins award for Lam Ta Khong pumped-storage plant expansion

09/19/2014 The Electricity Generation Authority of Thailand has awarded a contract ...

Bank seeks study update of proposed 680-MW Bistrica Pumped-Storage project

09/03/2014 The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to perfo...

Duke files to relicense 876.6-MW Keowee-Toxaway hydro project

08/28/2014 Duke Energy filed an application Aug. 27 with the Federal Energy Regulat...


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