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    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) News

    FERC sets conferences on critical infrastructure, system reliability

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an agenda and discussion topics for a technical conference April 29 on Critical Infrastructure ...

    FERC backs state in blocking 401 certification for 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydro project

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has agreed with a South Carolina appeals court that found the state did not waive its right to issue water...

    Inspector general orders FERC to restrict sensitive power system information

    Citing lapses in control of sensitive power system information, the Energy Department's Office of Inspector General has ordered the Federal Energy ...

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    FERC sets conferences on critical infrastructure, system reliability

    04/24/2014

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an agenda and discussion topics for a technical conference April 29 on Critical Infrastructure Protection issues.

    Gimbel named Bureau of Reclamation deputy commissioner

    04/23/2014

    Jennifer Gimbel was named Reclamation's Deputy Commissioner for External and Intergovernmental Affairs in March, according to a release from the Bureau of Reclamation. 

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    Bhutan, India sign hydroelectric power development agreement

    04/22/2014

    The governments of India and Bhutan have signed an agreement for the joint development of a number of hydropower projects earlier today in capital city Thimphu.

    Panama

    IDB rural electrification program could include hydroelectric power

    04/22/2014

    The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US$20 million loan to Panama that could include hydroelectric power as part of an effort to electrify rural parts of the country.

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    Developer announces public hearing on proposed Tulumayo 4 hydropower project

    04/21/2014

    Peruvian developer Egenjunin Tulumayo IV S.A.C. will hold a public hearing in May to meet socioeconomic requirements for the proposed Tulumayo 4 hydropower project.

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    DOE announces new opportunities for hydroelectric power technology developers

    04/21/2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy has made a pair of announcements designed to promote the development of hydroelectric power and other renewable energy technologies in support of the Obama administration's "all-of-the-above" plan.

    Catawba-Wateree Hydro Project

    FERC backs state in blocking 401 certification for 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydro project

    04/17/2014

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has agreed with a South Carolina appeals court that found the state did not waive its right to issue water quality certification necessary for the relicensing of Duke Energy's 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydroelectric project.

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    Executives at Brazilain hydroelectric power operators Cemig, CESP resign

    04/17/2014

    Two high-ranking board members from Brazilian utilities Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) and Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo (CESP) have resigned, according to separate announcements from both companies.

    Government & Regulatory Policies

    Gimbel named Bureau of Reclamation deputy commissioner

    04/23/2014 Jennifer Gimbel was named Reclamation's Deputy Commissioner for External...

    Bhutan, India sign hydroelectric power development agreement

    04/22/2014 The governments of India and Bhutan have signed an agreement for the joi...

    Developer announces public hearing on proposed Tulumayo 4 hydropower project

    04/21/2014 Peruvian developer Egenjunin Tulumayo IV S.A.C. will hold a public heari...

    DOE announces new opportunities for hydroelectric power technology developers

    04/21/2014 The U.S. Department of Energy has made a pair of announcements designed ...

    Energy Incentives

    IDB rural electrification program could include hydroelectric power

    04/22/2014 The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US$20 million loan to...

    Senate committee approves hydroelectric power tax credit extension

    04/03/2014 A bill that would extend tax credits for hydroelectric power was approve...

    World Bank's Meike van Ginneken to speak during HydroVision International keynote

    03/10/2014 The organizers of HydroVision International 2014 are pleased to announce...

    Hydroelectric power and Russia's energy future

    02/10/2014 With the eyes of the world on Russia as Sochi hosts the 22nd Winter Olym...


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