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New Hydro Development

Come on get happy

07/27/2015 I recently took my daughters to see the Pixar movie Inside Out, so I’ve ...

ASDSO awards dam safety scholarship to South Carolina student

07/24/2015 The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) has awarded its 20...
Cannonsville Dam leaking

Cannonsville Dam: Work being performed to repair leak at future hydro site

07/24/2015 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced work ...

Hydroelectric power represented well in new bipartisan Senate bill

07/23/2015 Bipartisan energy legislation submitted to the U.S. Senate yesterday inc...

Niger seeks management structure for 125-MW Kandadji Dam hydro project

07/23/2015 The government of Niger invites expressions of interest to determine a m...
NHPC transferred hydro projects

Four Indian hydro projects transferred to National Hydroelectric Power Corporation

07/23/2015 The government of West Bengal in India has transferred ownership of four...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

COER competition could help marine hydrokinetic development

07/27/2015 A combination multi-agency team may have an affect on marine hydrokineti...

Hydroelectric power represented well in new bipartisan Senate bill

07/23/2015 Bipartisan energy legislation submitted to the U.S. Senate yesterday inc...
MHK development in Canada

Canadian provinces sign MOU to develop marine renewable energy

07/21/2015 The Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and British Columbia have signed a...
Diver dies at Nova Scotia tidal facility

Diver dies while inspecting Canadian tidal facility

07/17/2015 A diver died while inspecting the 20-MW Annapolis Royal tidal barrage ow...

Schottel Hydro receives MeyGen tidal turbine parts contract

07/09/2015 German marine propulsion manufacturer Schottel Hydro has received a cont...

More than 90 teams enter U.S. DOE's Wave Energy Prize program

07/08/2015 The U.S. Department of Energy has selected 92 teams from industry and ac...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Corps awards contract for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

07/23/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth $875,000 t...

U.S. seeks tainter gates replacement at Illinois' Dresden Island Dam

07/23/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply as many as four re...

Pakistan seeks supervision of turbine-generator refurbishment at 1,000-MW Mangla hydro project

07/23/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites express...

U.S. seeks spillway gate rehab at Oregon's Blue River Dam

07/22/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to rehabilitate spillway gat...

Small Hydro

Dewey Lakes, River Mill and Prairie du Sac join Hydro Hall of Fame

07/27/2015 Representatives for three facilities inducted into the Hydro Hall of Fam...

Union Group acquires Peru's 5.3-MW Canchayllo small hydropower plant

07/22/2015 The Union Group has acquired the 5.3-MW Canchayllo hydropower project in...

FERC license received for 5.25-MW Braddock Locks and Dam hydro project

07/22/2015 Hydro Green Energy LLC announced it received its Federal Energy Regulato...
Agricultural hydropower in Hawaii

Hawaii likely to pass bill to expand agricultural hydropower

07/13/2015 News sources are reporting that Hawaii Gov. David Ige is expected to sig...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Lesotho seeks design, supervision of Polihali Dam, studies of 1,200-MW Kobong Pumped-Storage, conventional hydro

07/16/2015 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) seeks design and supe...
Developing the JD Pool pumped storage project

Update: Status of the JD Pool Pumped Storage Project

07/09/2015 Public Utility District No. 1 of Klickitat County, Washington, is advanc...

Eagle Crest buys site for 1,300-MW pumped-storage hydro project

07/07/2015 Eagle Mountain LLC has agreed to buy the Kaiser Eagle Mountain mine near...

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