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New Development

We did it!

07/29/2014 I’m not sure about you, but the moment I complete something huge, I can’...
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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...

New Development

Peru seeks hydropower studies in seven river basins

07/30/2014 The government of Peru invites expressions of interest from consultants ...

India's Reliance Group acquires 1,800 MW of hydroelectric power assets from Jaiprakash

07/30/2014 Indian financial firm Reliance Group has signed a memorandum of understa...

CKD Blansko to supply hydro turbine-generator for Plav project

07/29/2014 Utility company Jihocesky Vodarensky Svaz has awarded a contract CKD Bla...

Niger seeks prime contractor, operational audit for 125-MW Kandadji Dam

07/29/2014 The government of Niger invites expressions of interest to serve as prim...

Pakistan seeks consultants to prepare 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension

07/28/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites express...
John Hart Hydroelectric Plant

Replacement of Canada's John Hart hydroelectric plant now under way

07/23/2014 The replacement of the 126-MW John Hart hydroelectric plant has begun, f...

Ocean/Tidal/Stream Power

Marine Hydrokinetics

07/21/2014 News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for J...

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 ...

Rehabilitation & Repair

BNDES credit line includes hydropower plant maintenance

07/30/2014 Brazil's Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES) ha...

U.S. seeks intake screens, frames for 130-MW Barkley, 184-MW Kentucky locks, dams

07/30/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for fabrication of intake sc...

U.S. extends bidding for fish passage overhaul at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

07/29/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to p...

Canada utility extends bidding for gates installation at 47-MW Ladore hydro project

07/29/2014 Canadian utility BC Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to install ...

Small Hydro

Hydroelectric power returns to England's Cragside estate

07/30/2014 The world's first home to be lit by hydroelectricity is once again being...

Contract awarded for Rochetaillee small hydropower plant installation

07/29/2014 The town of Saint-Etienne has awarded a contract worth US$1 million to C...
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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 ...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Eagle Mountain pumped-storage hydropower plant integral for California, GEI Consultants says

07/28/2014 With pumped-storage hydroelectric power being a key topic of national in...
San Vicente Dam

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...
Silvretta Reservoir

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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