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    Gambia River agency seeks technical, environmental management consultants for 128-MW Sambangalou, 240-MW Kaleta

    06/21/2013

    The Gambia River development agency invites expressions of interest from technical-legal and environmental management consultants to advance development of the 128-MW Sambangalou and 240-MW Kaleta hydroelectric projects and 1,677 kilometers of transmission lines in Africa's Gambia River Basin.

    Bosnia seeks design to refurbish, expand 9.4-MW Una Kostela hydro project

    06/21/2013

    Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform preliminary design to refurbish the 9.4-MW Una Kostela hydro project and to construct the 6.4-MW Una Kostela Annex in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Dominican Republic seeks dam design and construction of 2-MW La Dos Bocas hydro project

    06/20/2013

    Dominican Republic hydro generator Empresa de Generacion Hidroelectrica Dominicana (Egehid) seeks bids for dam design and construction of the 2-MW La Dos Bocas hydroelectric project.

    Statkraft, Norfund restructuring emphasizes hydroelectric power development

    06/20/2013

    Utility company Statkraft and the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) have signed an agreement expressing the group's intention to restructure and prolong their cooperation within renewable energy -- particularly as it pertains to hydroelectric power.

    Italy hydro operator seeks turbine-generators for 2.6-MW Fontanamora

    06/20/2013

    Italian hydropower utility Edison S.p.A. seeks bids to supply two turbine-generators and other equipment for the 2.6-MW Fontanamora hydroelectric project to be built in Bagolino, Italy.

    West Virginia exploring new sources for micro hydro power

    06/19/2013

    Marshall University has announced plans to install a 1.3 kW micro hydro plant to be used as a demonstration and education project in the Morris Creek Watershed near Montgomery.

    Costa Rica seeks hydro consultant panel, electro-mechanical equipment for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

    06/19/2013

    Costa Rica's electric utility has issued solicitations for a hydro consultant panel and for electro-mechanical equipment for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

    FERC, California issue draft agreement on hydropower pre-licensing cooperation

    06/17/2013

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the California Water Resources Control Board have issued a draft memorandum of understanding under which the agencies would coordinate pre-application activities for proposed FERC-licensed hydropower projects.

    Suweco says 600-kW Cawayan micro hydro project to be operational soon

    06/17/2013

    Renewable energy developer Southwest Water and Electric Company (Suweco) will commission its 600-kW Cawayan micro hydro project later this week.

    Statkraft prepares for Devoll hydroelectric project construction

    06/17/2013

    Norwegian utility Statkraft A.S. has announced its intent to begin construction on the Devoll hydroelectric complex in Albania, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Toshiba wins award for Laos' Nam Ou 5 hydropower project

    06/14/2013

    Toshiba Hydro Power Co., Ltd. (THPC), a subsidiary of global technology conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, has been awarded a contract to supply three 80 MW hydro turbines for the Nam Ou 5 hydroelectric plant in Laos.

    Uganda to resume work on 600-MW Karuma hydropower project

    06/14/2013

    Uganda has received a US$500 million credit from China that will allow for construction of the 600-MW Karuma hydropower project, sources have reported.

    European bank seeks consultants for Kazakhstan renewable energy development plan, including hydro

    06/13/2013

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invites expressions of interest from consultants to advance a renewable energy development plan in Kazakhstan that includes hydropower.

    AfDB increases Grand Inga hydropower project financing

    06/13/2013

    Two African Development Bank (AfDB) grants totaling US$5.25 million awarded to the Democratic Republic of Congo will help provide technical assistance for the development of the Inga 3 hydropower project.

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    06/12/2013

    Innergex secures deal for Northwest Stave River project

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    06/12/2013

    FERC director backs development legislation before Congress

    Viewpoints from the Boardroom: Enduring Energy and Enduring Hydro

    06/12/2013

    Kristina M. Johnson took her expertise in renewable energy from government service to the private sector, founding Enduring Energy LLC and Enduring Hydro LLC in 2011. She says the foundation of these businesses is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy such as hydropower.

    HydroVision International 2013: A Must-Attend Event for Hydro

    06/12/2013

    Why should you attend HydroVision International 2013? It provides the tools you need to do your job better, all under one roof: the opportunity to attend organization meetings, tour hydro facilities, participate in specialized workshops, hear presentations from high-level speakers, connect with hydro professionals from throughout the world and much more.

    Perspectives: Brewpubs, Monkey Business, and Regulatory Efficiency

    06/12/2013

    Looking at the title of this month's column, you may think you are reading the wrong magazine. When have you EVER used the words brewpubs, monkey business, and regulatory efficiency to describe hydropower?!

    Chilean small hydro project nears completion

    06/12/2013

    Work on a 6.3-MW Renaico small hydropower project in Chile's Bio Bio region should be completed soon, according to the country's Ministry of Energy.


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