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Canada releases energy strategy

Premiers release Canadian Energy Strategy, hydro’s contribution recognized

07/31/2015

Canada’s Premiers have released the Canadian Energy Strategy, and hydro is recognized for its significant contribution to electricity generation in the country.

IHA board members elected

07/31/2015

The International Hydropower Association has announced results of its election of IHA board members who will serve to October 2017. 

AHC to supply US$78 million in equipment to Nigerian 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project

07/30/2015 Alstom Hydro China (AHC) was awarded a contract worth about US$78 million by China National Electric Engineering Co., Ltd. to provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the US$1.3 billion 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project on the middle and upper reaches of the Kaduna River...

Nepal awards contract for first large-scale pumped-storage hydropower project

07/30/2015

Engineering firm Lahmeyer International GmbH and sub-consultant Manitoba Hydro International have been awarded a contract by Tanahu Hydropower Ltd. to provide a number of services associated with the development of the 140-MW Tanahu pumped-storage project in Nepal.

Nepal awards contract for first large-scale pumped-storage hydropower project

07/30/2015

Engineering firm Lahmeyer International GmbH and sub-consultant Manitoba Hydro International have been awarded a contract by Tanahu Hydropower Ltd. to provide a number of services associated with the development of the 140-MW Tanahu pumped-storage project in Nepal.

Financing Long-term Hydropower Requires Mitigating Risks Prior to ROI

07/29/2015 Financing Long-term Hydropower Requires Mitigating Risks Prior To ROI The long-term, relatively steady amount of money generated from producing power at hydroelectric facilities is alluring to investors, but developers must provide investors clear pathways from conception to return on investment.

Hydro Ottawa acquires 10 run-of-river hydro projects from Fortis

07/29/2015

The acquisition of 10 hydroelectric projects by Hydro Ottawa from Fortis, Inc., adds about 31 MW of cumulative capacity to the Canadian utility's fleet.

New head of OPG

Lyash named new president, CEO of Ontario Power Generation

07/29/2015

Jeffrey J. Lyash is the new president and chief executive officer of Ontario Power Generation, effective Aug. 21.

Lund joins dams practice

Lund joins Gannett Fleming as a dams and hydraulics engineer

07/28/2015

Guy S. Lund, P.E., is now principal engineer in Gannett Fleming’s Dams and Hydraulics Practice.

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 management structure for the 125-MW Kandadji Dam hydroelectric project on the Niger River.

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