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Bhutan seeks project engineer, implementation specialists for hydropower, clean energy program

06/30/2014

Bhutan's Department of Renewable Energy invites expressions of interest for project implementation specialists to serve as project engineer and two project officers for its hydropower and clean energy development program.

Statkraft announces sale of Finnish hydroelectric power assets

06/27/2014

European energy producer Statkraft has entered into an agreement with a Finnish consortium for the sale of hydropower assets in Finland.

Papua New Guinea seeks hydro program consultant, EPC contractor for 3-MW Ramazon hydro project

06/27/2014

Papua New Guinea utility PNG Power Ltd. invites expressions of interest for a program implementation specialist as well as bids for engineering, procurement and construction of the 3-MW Ramazon hydroelectric project on Papua New Guinea's Ramazon River.

Sharif breaks ground on Pakistan's 4,320-MW Dasu hydropower plant

06/27/2014

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other government officials officially broke ground on the 4,320-MW Dasu hydropower plant earlier this week.

Sinohydro signs civil works contract for San Jose hydropower project

06/26/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation has signed a contract to carry out large-scale civil works associated with the construction of Bolivia's 124-MW San Jose hydropower project.

Navigant Consulting earns industry honors

06/25/2014

Chicago-based Navigant has earned a number of honors in the Corporate INTL Awards.

HydroVision International: A cornucopia of events “under one roof”

06/25/2014

A stator winding maintenance workshop. A 5K fun run. Meetings of multiple organizations affiliated with the hydroelectric power industry. Research updates and findings. These and many more co-located events are being offered “under one roof” with HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville.

AfDB commits to Burundi's Jiji, Mulembwe hydropower projects

06/24/2014

The African Development Bank Group's board of directors has approved a US$22 million grant to help fund development of the 31.5-MW Jiji and 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects.

Colombia extends call for technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/24/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

Bolivia seeks EPC construction of two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydro project

06/23/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) invites expressions of interest to construct the two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydroelectric project in La Paz Department.

Ivory Coast seeks hydropower site studies below 270-MW Soubre hydro project

06/23/2014

The government of Ivory Coast invites expressions of interest from consultants to conduct a feasibility study of hydroelectric development sites downstream of the 270-MW Soubre Dam hydropower project.

DOE report explores relationship between water and power generation

06/20/2014

A new U.S. Department of Energy report focuses on the connections between water and its role in energy production and generation, including hydroelectric power.

Burundi seeks social, environmental assessment of 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

06/20/2014

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a social and environmental assessment of the 31.5-MW Jiji and 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydroelectric projects being developed in Burundi's Bururi Province.

20 for 20: Celebrating 20 Years of HydroVision International

06/19/2014

To celebrate HydroVision International's 20th year, HydroWorld.com will highlight a facet of the upcoming conference and exhibition in each of the 20 days leading to the event.

Solomon Islands extends call for developers of 20-MW Tina River hydro project

06/19/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop the 20-MW Tina River hydroelectric project on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

DOE still accepting solicitations for hydroelectric power, MHK notices of intent

06/19/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy & Renewable Energy is still accepting solicitations for three notices of intent designed to fund research in both the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) and conventional hydroelectric power fields.

Canadian Spotlight

06/18/2014

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada for June 2014

Tajik minister provides update on 3,600-MW Rogun hydropower plant

06/18/2014

Tajik Deputy Minister of Energy and Water Resources Poulod Muhiddinov affirmed the country's commitment to the 3,600-MW Rogun hydropower project during a conference this week.

Generating Hydropower's Future: HRF Working to Attract New Employees

06/18/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation is working to combat the impact of the aging workforce in the hydroelectric industry by bringing along a new generation of hydro professionals through educational opportunities, funding and mentorship.

Los Andes Copper, Icafal announce plans for 30 MW hydroelectric project in Chile

06/18/2014

Vancouver-based Los Andes Copper Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Icafal Inversiones SA to develop and finance a 28-30 MW hydroelectric plant on the Rocin River in Chile.

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