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New Hydro Development

Ameren Missouri 20-year plan includes adding 28 MW of hydropower

10/21/2014 Although dominated by additions of wind power and natural-gas-fired gene...

U.S. seeks engineering review of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

10/20/2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks bids to perf...
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On the road in Canada

10/19/2014 There are a number of reasons I'm very much excited about sitting here a...

Canada utility seeks governors for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

10/16/2014 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply governors for the 6...

Canada, B.C. agencies grant environmental approvals to 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydro project

10/16/2014 Environment Canada and the environment and forestry ministers of British...

World Bank unit to assess feasibility of 1,000-MW Sounda Gorge hydro project in Congo Republic

10/15/2014 The World Bank's International Finance Corp. (IFC) has signed a project ...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

Prudential to invest in U.K.'s 320-MW Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay power project

10/21/2014 Insurer and financial services firm Prudential has agreed to become a &q...
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Aquamarine Power Ltd. hires new CEO and dives into hydro technology deployment

10/21/2014 Aquamarine Power Ltd. continues its development of new hydro technology ...

MHK technology developer Minesto honored with WWL Orcelle Award

10/14/2014 Marine energy technology developer Minesto AB was honored as the 2014 re...

Increased study requirements, loss of DOE backing end Admiralty Inlet tidal pilot project

10/10/2014 Snohomish County Public Utility District announced it is abandoning plan...

Alstom unveils updated Oceade tidal turbine

10/02/2014 Improvements make Alstom's new Oceade tidal stream turbine more efficien...

Minesto, Atlantis win EU award for joint tidal energy research

09/24/2014 Marine energy companies Minesto and Atlantis Resources Ltd. have been aw...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Haiti seeks hydro-mechanical equipment rehab for Canneau Dam

10/21/2014 Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to renovate hydro-mechanical equ...

U.S. to seek rewinds for 86.4-MW Blue Mesa, excitation for three hydro projects

10/20/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids to rewind two generators at...
New York Power Authority’s 2,525-MW Niagara Power Project

NYPA awards $5.3 million for infrastructure rehabilitation at two hydropower facilities

10/20/2014 Infrastructure rehabilitation is headed to the east coast after Johnson ...

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generators for Serrieres hydro project

10/16/2014 Swiss utility Viteos SA seeks bids to supply turbine-generators for the ...

Small Hydro

Gravity Renewables, Skidmore College partner for hydroelectric power deal

10/20/2014 Small hydroelectric power developer Gravity Renewables Inc. has partnere...

U.S. stimulus money helps upgrade 8.5-MW Station 2 hydro project in New York

10/13/2014 The federal government has awarded $2.8 million in stimulus money to Roc...

Small Hydro

10/10/2014 The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from September-...

Burkina Faso seeks siltation study of 16-MW Bagre Dam hydropower project

10/09/2014 The government of Burkina Faso invites expressions of interest to study ...

Pumped Storage Hydro

FERC orders renew plans for pumped storage in California, Ohio

10/16/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ruled in two pumped-storage...

U.S. seeks impeller replacements, stator rewinds at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

09/30/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply impeller replacements and...

Wales developer wins funding for initial work at 49.4-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage

09/29/2014 Wales developer Quarry Battery Co. announced its Snowdonia Pumped Hydro ...


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