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New Hydro Development

Crow Tribe announces partnership with Interior, Reclamation to complete 8-MW Yellowtail Afterbay hydropower project

03/31/2015 The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Crow Tribe have announced an...

Brazilian drought costs CPFL about US$53 million in lost revenue

03/30/2015 Brazilian renewables developer CPFL Energias Renováveis S.A. (CPFL) lost...
SMUD announces executive team changes

Hydro project operator SMUD announces several changes to executive team

03/30/2015 Several executive appointments have been made, along with changes in the...
Keeyask Hydropower Plant

Canada utility seeks cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

03/30/2015 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply a draft tube crane ...
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Toshiba wins turbine contract for Myanmar's 308-MW Upper Yeywa hydropower plant

03/30/2015 The Toshiba Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Myanmar Elect...
NHA Annual Conference

NHA adds Rep. Tonko, White House adviser Dorgelo to annual conference keynote

03/27/2015 The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce the addition ...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

Atlantis Tidal Turbine

Lockheed Martin to construct tidal turbines for Atlantis' MeyGen array

03/30/2015 Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has awarded a constructio...

EMEC collaboration gives wave and tidal energy tech developers free opportunity to test components

03/24/2015 A collaboration between the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and the...
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Marine and hydrokinetic energy taking center stage at new event

03/13/2015 The inaugural International Marine Renewable Energy Conference (IMREC) a...
Nautricity Tidal Turbine

Nautricity tidal turbine begins testing at EMEC's Fall of Warness site

03/10/2015 Tidal turbine manufacturer Nautricity has secured a grid-connected test ...
Tocardo Tidal Turbine

Tidal energy turbine manufacturer Tocardo acquires Swanturbines

02/26/2015 Hydrokinetic technology developer Tocardo Tidal Turbines has reached an ...

German marine hydrokinetics subsidiary appoints new Managing Director, tests new SIT

02/23/2015 Earlier this February, Schottel Group appointed Niels Alexander Lange, 3...

Rehabilitation & Repair

Technical audit sought for plunge pool rehab at Africa's Kariba Dam

03/31/2015 The European Union invites applications for pre-qualification to conduct...

U.S. further extends call for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

03/31/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation further extended bidding for unit circuit brea...
Golovnaya Hydropower Plant

Tajikistan seeks rehab construction of 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project

03/30/2015 Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. seeks bids for construction ...
Summersville Dam

U.S. issues new call for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

03/26/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a new call for bids to suppl...

Small Hydro

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Brazil's Aneel increases auction rate for small hydroelectric plants

03/31/2015 Brazilian power regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletricqa (Aneel) ...

After C$505,000 in repairs, 7.4-MW Snare Falls hydroelectric plant is operational

03/23/2015 Electricity to supply communities in Canada’s Northwest Territories is a...
Nine hydro plants up for sale

Nine U.S. hydropower plants to be sold by Eversource Energy

03/20/2015 Eversource Energy is selling nine hydropower plants as part of an agreem...

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generator for 570-kW Morteratsch hydro project

03/19/2015 Swiss-based generator Repower AG seeks bids to supply a replacement turb...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Vianden Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project

Voith awarded contract for 1,045-MW Vianden pumped-storage plant upgrades

03/24/2015 Equipment manufacturer Voith has been awarded a contract by owner Societ...
Muddy Run Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant

Final FERC EIS endorses relicensing three Susquehanna River hydro projects

03/18/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a final enviro...
Erzhausen Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project

Firms sought to expand storage of Germany's 220-MW Erzhausen Pumped-Storage

03/05/2015 A unit of European utility Statkraft invites applications for pre-qualif...

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