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New Hydro Development

Peru seeks supervision of hydropower studies in seven river basins

05/27/2015 The government of Peru invites expressions of interest from consultants ...
Romaine hydro project under construction

Hydro-Quebec posts net $1.8 billion in profit for first quarter 2015

05/27/2015 Canadian provincial utility Hydro-Quebec reports its net profit was near...
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Global hydroelectric power could double by 2050, WEC report says

05/21/2015 Global hydroelectric power capacity could double to 2,000 GW by 2050 or ...
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FERC proposes new start date for hydro license annual charges

05/21/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposes new rules that would c...
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Chinese consortium wins EPC contract for Pakistan's 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project

05/21/2015 A consortium that includes the Yangtze Three Gorges Technology & Eco...
Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks power swing control for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam, electrical equipment for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4

05/20/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to s...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

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Wave energy developer Minesto establishes UK headquarters with Welsh funds

05/20/2015 The Welsh government has awarded US$14.45 million to marine energy devel...

European Commission awards grant for Fortum-led wave energy research

05/08/2015 Finnish utility Fortum has received a US$19.12 million grant from the Eu...

Maine ocean energy developer expands to Ireland

05/07/2015 U.S.-based Ocean Renewable Power Company has announced that it will esta...

Orkney marine hydrokinetics test sites prepare to use hybrid EMECOFS

05/06/2015 Wave and tidal energy research test facilities that the European Marine ...

Atlantis strikes deal to acquire marine energy tech company from Siemens

05/01/2015 Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has reached an agreement ...

DOE looking for tech boom with new Wave Energy Prize

04/27/2015 A new prize purse announced by the U.S. Department of Energy could feed ...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Afghans extend call for turbine-generator rehabilitation at 100-MW Naghlu hydro project

05/27/2015 Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) has e...

U.S. again extends station service bidding for 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project

05/26/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation again extended the deadline for bids to replac...
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Kyrgyzstan seeks electrical components, instrumentation to refurbish 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

05/26/2015 Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) again seeks bids to repla...
McNary Dam

U.S. seeks 128 generator brake pad replacements for 980-MW McNary Dam hydro project

05/26/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply 128 generator brak...

Small Hydro

Iran to build dozens of small hydro plants in Indonesia through 2020

05/27/2015 The Iranian government has finalized a deal to develop 48 small hydropow...

Vandals damage 3.3-MW Sanford small hydroelectric project on Tittabawassee River

05/26/2015 Power generation ceased as divers removed debris thrown into waters imme...

Gravity Renewables acquires Vermont's Nantanna Mill small hydropower plant

05/18/2015 Small hydro developer Gravity Renewables has completed the acquisition o...

Canton, Conn., seeks developer for 950-kW Upper Collinsville Dam hydro project

05/15/2015 The town of Canton seeks proposals to redevelop the 700- to 950-kW Upper...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Voith ships massive component for Portugal's Frades 2 pumped-storage plant

05/26/2015 A spherical valve manufactured by Voith Hydro's manufacturing plant in C...
Hydro foundation announces researchers

Hydro Research Foundation announces 2015 class of researchers

05/22/2015 The Hydro Research Foundation has released its list of researchers for 2...

FERC reports Ludington Pumped-Storage ups capacity 127.5 MW

05/04/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reports the Ludington Pumped-St...

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