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New Hydro Development

U.S. Department of Commerce official Chandra Brown joins HydroVision keynote lineup

07/02/2015 Organizers of the world's largest hydroelectric power event are pleased ...

Nepal seeks rehab construction of 640-kW Sundarijal hydro project

07/01/2015 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for construction and equipm...

Wave Energy Week will mix marine energy developers with traditional hydropower

07/01/2015 Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Democrat, has proclaimed “July 13-17, 2015 to be...

Burkina Faso seeks studies of three small hydropower projects

06/30/2015 The government of Burkina Faso invites expressions of interest from cons...

DR Congo seeks water intake, canal construction for Inga hydroelectric complex

06/30/2015 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks bids to construct a water i...

U.S. Reclamation invites small businesses to outreach event

06/29/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation invites small businesses seeking to do busines...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

Wave Energy Week will mix marine energy developers with traditional hydropower

07/01/2015 Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Democrat, has proclaimed “July 13-17, 2015 to be...

Australian company enters into technology agreement for MHK development within Indonesia

06/22/2015 Australia-based Bombora Wave Power announced on June 22 that it has ente...

Marine and hydrokinetic test bed EMEC announces restructuring

06/16/2015 The European Marine Energy Centre has announced its intention to restruc...

Commercial tidal energy project in The Netherlands will cost US$12.4 million

06/16/2015 Tocardo Tidal Turbines announced it would install the largest tidal ener...

Azura device deployed for 12 months at WETS to commercialize marine hydrokinetics testing

06/15/2015 Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) announced it successfully deployed i...

DCNS, Chilean government sign joint statement for marine and hydrokinetic research

06/12/2015 An agreement signed by Chilean and French officials in Paris this week w...

Rehabilitation & Repair

U.S. again extends bidding for arc flash mitigation at 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades hydro projects

07/02/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation again extended bidding to provide arc flash mi...

Turbine components sought for Peru's 210-MW Restitucion hydro project

07/02/2015 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to sup...

U.S. extends call to replace generator windings at 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

07/02/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to r...

Voith completes upgrades at Switzerland's 11-MW Ruchlig small hydropower plant

07/01/2015 The rehabilitation and upgrade of Switzerland's 11-MW Ruchlig hydropower...

Small Hydro

City asks FERC to reinstate, transfer licenses for Connecticut hydro projects

07/02/2015 Under terms of an act of Congress, the town of Canton, Conn., has asked ...

Nepal seeks rehab construction of 640-kW Sundarijal hydro project

07/01/2015 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for construction and equipm...

Alaska's 174-kW Packer Creek hydroelectric plant comes on line

06/30/2015 Alaska borough Chignik Lagoon is hoping to see decreased energy costs fo...

Staff updates FERC on work to implement Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act

06/26/2015 In a report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC staff has ...

Pumped Storage Hydro

Hydroelectric power included in U.S. bill pushing mandatory energy storage

06/24/2015 Legislation introduced to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natura...

San Diego authorities approve further study of proposed San Vicente pumped-storage plant

06/16/2015 San Diego's City Council voted unanimously to pursue a two-year, $900,00...

Voith ships massive component for Portugal's Frades 2 pumped-storage plant

05/26/2015 A spherical valve manufactured by Voith Hydro's manufacturing plant in C...

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