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New Development

ABB to supply electrical equipment to India's 96-MW Dikchu hydro project

08/27/2014 Power equipment supplier ABB has won a contract to supply electrical bal...

IRS clarifies beginning of construction to qualify for PTC

08/26/2014 The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice helping clarify what is...

Deadline approaching for 2014 Power Engineering & REW Projects of the Year award nominations

08/26/2014 Time is running out to submit nominations for the Power Engineering and ...

Ibama approves permit for Brazil's 700-MW Sao Manoel hydropower plant

08/26/2014 Brazil's Institute of the Environment and Natural Resources, Ibama, has ...

South Africa Cabinet advances treaty to develop 40,000-MW Grand Inga hydropower complex

08/26/2014 South Africa's Cabinet has advanced to Parliament a treaty for joint dev...

U.S. park service seeks consulting for FERC licensing work

08/25/2014 The National Park Service seeks proposals to provide environmental consu...

Marine & Hydrokinetics (MHK)

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...

University of Edinburgh opens new marine and hydrokinetics testing facility

08/07/2014 Scottish Member of Parliament Amber Rudd helped officials from the Unive...

Marine Hydrokinetics

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

Rehabilitation & Repair

Slovenia utility seeks debris removal, outlet repairs at 21-MW Moste hydro project

08/27/2014 Slovenia hydropower utility Savske Elektrarne Ljubljana d.o.o. seeks bid...

U.S. awards dam safety site stabilization at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam

08/25/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $950,088 contract to Aspen Co...

Voith to upgrade generator at 440-MW Waldeck 2 Pumped-Storage in Germany

08/25/2014 German utility E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH has awarded a contract to Voith to m...

European bank funds Poland renewables, hydro project refurbishment

08/22/2014 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to lend up to 295 million ...

Small Hydro

Vietnam utility seeks bids to equip 2.8-MW So Vin hydro project

08/26/2014 Vietnam hydropower developer Son La Power Co. seeks bids to supply turbi...

Italian province seeks civil construction of 4.19-MW Belfiore small hydro project

08/25/2014 Verona's municipal utility seeks bids for civil works to complete constr...

U.K. developer begins construction of 750-kW Allt Choire small hydro project

08/20/2014 Scottish energy developer Green Highland Renewables began construction i...

Dominican Republic utilities to optimize small hydro production

08/14/2014 Hydropower utility Empresa de Generacion Hidroelectrica Dominicana (EGEH...

Pumped Storage Hydro

FERC licenses 400-MW Iowa Hill pumped-storage as part of California hydro project

08/20/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorized construction of ...

FERC draft EIS backs relicensing three Susquehanna River hydro projects

08/13/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has issued a draft enviro...

HydroVision International 2014 Attendee Choice Awards announced

08/11/2014 The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines ann...


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