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First Nations, CEBC sign agreement for small hydro development in British Columbia

07/03/2014

A memorandum of understanding signed this past week sets up an agreement between BC First Nations and the Clean Energy Association of BC (CEBC) to cooperate in developing British Columbia's renewable sector, including hydroelectric power.

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Developer submits EIS for 110-MW Oco 2010 hydropower project

07/02/2014

Developer Ocona Hydro has filed an environmental impact assessment with Peru's Ministerio de Energia y Minas for the development of a 110 MW hydropower project.

Cabin Creek Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project

FERC relicenses 336-MW Cabin Creek Pumped-Storage, issues two more licenses in May

07/02/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensed the 336-MW Cabin Creek Pumped-Storage project, issued original licenses for small projects in New York and Idaho, and received applications for two more projects in Alaska and Oregon during May.

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Inaugural class of Women with Hydro Vision Award recipients announced

07/01/2014

The PennWell Hydro Group is pleased to announce the inaugural class of recipients of the Women with Hydro Vision award.

Admiralty Inlet Tidal power Project

Unintentional state waiver lets FERC pre-empt state Coastal Zone rules

06/26/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a declaratory order that FERC hydropower licensing under the Federal Power Act pre-empts state regulation under the Coastal Zone Management Act in an instance in which the state of Washington unintentionally waived its CZMA permit authority.

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FERC licenses 1,300-MW Eagle Mountain Pumped-Storage project

06/25/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an original license to the 1,300-MW Eagle Mountain Pumped-Storage project, proposed for an inactive iron mine in Riverside County, Calif.

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Navigant Consulting earns industry honors

06/25/2014

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

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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.

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Alstom board accepts General Electric offer

06/24/2014

American conglomerate General Electric has completed a multi-billion dollar deal that gives the company significant shares in Alstom's power and grid businesses.

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ZAMCOM awards contract for Zambezi Water Information System modernizations

06/23/2014

The Zambezi Watercourse Commission has awarded a US$940,288 contract to DHI DK to help modernize the Zambezi Water Information System to meet needs of Zambezi riparian countries in Africa.

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Report says negligence caused tragic Larji hydropower project discharge

06/23/2014

A report submitted this week to the Himachal Pradesh High Court said that "gross negligence" by the operators of the 126-MW Larji hydropower plant was to blame for the death of 24 students and a tour guide earlier this month.

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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.

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Senate panel endorses nominations of LaFleur, Bay to FERC

06/20/2014

In a contentious meeting, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee endorsed June 18 President Obama's nominations of Cheryl LaFleur and Norman C. Bay to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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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.

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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.

Marine Hydrokinetics

06/18/2014

News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for June 2014

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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.

How North America can Benefit from UK Know-How in Ocean Energy

06/18/2014

The United Kingdom is known for its pioneering work in wave, tidal and ocean current energy. The U.S. and Canada have vast marine resources and would benefit from partnerships with UK companies in a number of ways, including building expertise, sharing lessons learned and fostering industry growth.

Perspectives: Making a Personal Connection

06/18/2014

I recently attended PennWell's POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe events in Cologne, Germany. This event attracted more than 11,000 registrants ... in a time when the electric power market sector in Europe is, in a word, struggling.

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Bill dictates treatment of non-federal hydroelectric power on USACE infrastructure

06/16/2014

Text contained in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act clarifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' regulatory process for private hydroelectric power development on federally-owned infrastructure.

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