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Hydro Research Foundation announces 2015 class of researchers


The Hydro Research Foundation has released its list of researchers for 2015.

World Bank via AGLI uses US$1 billion to support hydroelectric projects

05/21/2015 The World Bank Group announced US$1 billion to support the African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) through various programs to help the countries in the region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) improve their health and education services, expand cross-border trade and finance hydroelect...
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Chinese consortium wins EPC contract for Pakistan's 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project


A consortium that includes the Yangtze Three Gorges Technology & Economic Development Co. and China Machinery Engineering Corp. has been awarded a US$1.277 billion engineering, procurement and construction contract for Pakistan's 720-MW Karot hydropower plant.

“Ebola-free” Liberia resumes US$230 million rehabilitation project at 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric facility


Rehabilitation and upgrade work was suspended at the 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric facility near Monrovia, Liberia, on the Saint Paul River in early August 2014, following the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 4,600 people.  

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Brazil's Aneel to auction operating concessions for 6 GW-worth of hydroelectric power capacity


Brazilian power regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletricqa (Aneel) has announced it will hold an auction in September for six lots of hydropower plants totaling close to 6 GW of cumulative generating capacity.

Wall of Honor deadline approaching

05/19/2015 In April 2011, PennWell Corp. company officials decided to create the Wall of Honor, a traveling memorial that lists the names of past and present members of the United States military. The Wall of Honor is an 8 feet tall by 10 feet wide vertical panel designed to spark remembrance, reflection an...

Gravity Renewables acquires Vermont's Nantanna Mill small hydropower plant


Small hydro developer Gravity Renewables has completed the acquisition of the 222-kW Dog River hydropower project, giving the Colorado-based company its second plant in Vermont.

Canada's hydropower future

Canadian government shows continued support for hydropower


The history of hydropower is almost as old as Canada itself, and this clean electricity source is a responsible choice, according to Kelly Block, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources.

EBRD announces financing for Georgia's 280-MW Nenskra hydropower plant


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has agreed to provide US$200 million for Georgia's 280-MW Nenskra hydropower plant.

Hydropower investments in the Americas

Hydropower leads investments in power generation in the Americas, report says


The major power generation sector in which major economies in the Americas will invest is hydropower, according to a report released by Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center.

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