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New Hydro Development

Bosnia names seven pre-qualifiers for construction of 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

09/30/2014 Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina has pre-qualified seve...

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014 Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equi...

Canadian Spotlight

09/26/2014

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

Brazil authorizes operation of 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project

09/26/2014 Brazil's energy regulator has authorized commercial operation of the fir...

Cameroon seeks construction of 30-MW hydro plant at Lom Pangar Dam

09/26/2014 Cameroon utility Electricity Development Corp. (EDC) invites application...

No Ordinary Fish Tale: Design-Build of a New Powerhouse for Lower Baker

09/26/2014 Adding a new 30-MW powerhouse at Lower Baker to improve fish passage

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

Minesto, Atlantis win EU award for joint tidal energy research

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

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...

Rehabilitation & Repair

U.S. awards mechanical component machining contract at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

09/30/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.16 million contract to...

Dam Safety and Security

09/26/2014 Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil st...

Canadian Spotlight

09/26/2014

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada

U.S. again extends deadline for circuit breakers, transformers at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

09/26/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to...

Small Hydro

Georgia seeks study, construction of 4.6-MW Marelisi hydro project

09/30/2014 Georgia's Ministry of Energy invites expressions of interest from firms ...

Haiti seeks instrumentation for 54-MW Peligre, Canneau dams

09/29/2014 Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to supply gages and monitoring i...

Gilkes completes work on 700-kW Neaty micro hydro plant

09/29/2014 The 700-kW Neaty micro hydroelectric project is now in operation, accord...

Solomon Islands again pre-qualifies developers of 20-MW Tina River hydro project

09/23/2014 The government of the Solomon Islands again issued an invitation for pre...

Pumped Storage Hydro

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 ...

How Advanced Pumped-Storage Technologies Contribute to the System

09/26/2014 Pumped-storage technologies are ideally suited to support integration of...


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