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Proposed 1000-MW Lipno-Aschach pumped-storage hydroelectric development

EU report listing US$1.6 trillion investment opportunities may spur hydropower development

A European Union (EU) report released Dec. 9, lists about €1.3 trillion (US$1.6 trillion) of potential investments across Europe that could “kick-start” ambitious plans for infrastructure development. One of the potential investments could result in an enormous pumped-storage hydro project for th...
Ayres Associates purchases SAA Design Group

Ayres Associates announces plans to purchase SAA Design Group

Ayres Associates, an engineering and architecture firm that works in the hydroelectric power industry, has signed a letter of intent to purchase planning and design firm SAA Design Group.

US$2.24 trillion for green bonds coincide with standards for marine hydrokinetic risk management

Standards and transparency. Managers who oversee trillions of investment dollars now have similar goals with those who are dedicated to marine hydrokinetic (MHK) development from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

MWH Global appoints chief strategy officer

Smith named chief strategy officer for MWH Global

David A. Smith is now chief strategy officer for MWH Global.

Électricité de France

Brazilian 400 MW hydroelectric project has French investment

A France-based utility fills the void in a consortium for a 400 MW hydroelectric project in Brazil on the Teles Pires River in the state of Mato Grosso. Brazilian company Alupar Investimento, which held a 51% stake in a consortium, decided to exit the project in August.

Gravity Renewables appoints new VP

Dollard appointed VP at small hydro developer Gravity Renewables

Jonathan Dollard, P.E., is now vice president of engineering with Gravity Renewables, a developer of small hydro projects. 

Harvesting wood from a hydro reservoir

An interesting hydro harvest

One of the fun things about my job is looking at all of the interesting stories out there related to hydroelectric power.

Voith Hydro posts increase in 2014

Global technology group Voith GmbH has reported an overall increase in its volume orders through its 2013-14 fiscal year, highlighted in part by a strong performance by its hydroelectric power arm.

American Governor wins industry honor from SmartCEO

Hydroelectric power technology manufacturer American Governor Co. has been honored by SmartCEO magazine as the recipient of its 2014 Circle of Excellence Award in Manufacturing.

Burundi seeks financial management consultant for 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest to serve as financial management consultant for the 31.5-MW Jiji and 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects being developed in Burundi's Bururi Province.

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