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Scotland's EMEC developing new tidal energy monitoring system


The European Marine Energy Centre has been awarded a share of the Scottish Government's Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) which will be used to further the development of an "integrated site characterization and measurement platform".

California utility awards contract for small hydropower plant equipment


Manufacturer ORENCO Hydropower has been selected to supply a 320 kW water-to-wire equipment package for the Lincoln Metering and Hydroelectric Station.

U.S. seeks testing of station service, control system batteries at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform load testing of station service and power plant control system batteries at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

Officials sign agreement for Canary Islands wave power development


Officials from Langlee Wave Power and the Tenerife Island Council have signed an agreement to promote wave energy development off the coast of the Spanish island.

U.S. seeks stone processing, testing for Isabella Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform stone processing and aggregate testing at the site of Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.

Andritz wins supply contract for Angola's 2,070-MW Lauca hydropower project


Global technology group Andritz has been award a contract to supply electromechanical equipment for Angola's 2,070-MW Luaca hydropower plant.

DECC funds to further marine energy developer Minesto's Deep Green generating unit


Marine energy developer Minesto -- together with IT Power and National Physical Laboratory (NPL) -- has been awarded more than US$833,800 from the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as part of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund.

Voith Hydro airlifts turbine runner to 4,500-MW Bratsk hydropower plant


Voith Hydro has delivered the first of six massive runners to the 4,500-MW Bratsk hydroelectric plant, the global manufacturer announced.

Canada utility seeks air coolers for 67.5-MW Strathcona hydro project


Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to supply 16 air coolers for the 67.5-MW Strathcona hydroelectric project on the Campbell River in British Columbia.

Fortum leases site at UK ocean energy test bed


Energy producer Fortum has signed a leasing agreement with ocean energy developer Wave Hub to test marine and hydrokinetic technologies off the coast of Cornwall.

U.S. seeks firms to repair fish pump at 980-MW McNary Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of repairing Fishpump 2 at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Alstom to supply equipment for Georgia's 178.6 Shaukhevi hydropower project


An Alstom-led consortium has been awarded a US$41.23 million contract to equip the 178.6-MW Shaukhevi hydropower plant.

U.S. extends bidding for hydro turbine guide bearings at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to supply hydro turbine guide bearings for the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Andino wins turbine contract for 4.19-MW Belfiore small hydro project


Andino Hydropower Engineering Sarl has been awarded a US$10.3 million contract to supply and install electro-mechanical equipment at the Belfiore small hydropower project.

U.S. extends bidding for relays, switchboards for 90-MW Norfork, 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro projects


The Southwestern Power Administration has extended the deadline for bids to replace protective relay and control switchboard panels at two substations and at 90-MW Norfork and 340-MW Bull Shoals hydropower projects in Arkansas.

Nepal seeks turbine repair, trash rake, auxiliaries for rehab of 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project


Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for turbine parts and repair, a trash rake and a powerhouse auxiliary system for the 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydroelectric project on the Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal.

Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources receives EC funding, completes IPO


Tidal technology and project developer Atlantis Resources Limited has been awarded a US$10.55 million grant from the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.

Corps seeks firms for work on hydro, dams, other sites in Southeast


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform construction, rehabilitation and other work at hydroelectric projects, dams, and other facilities in its Savannah District.

U.S. seeks firms to refurbish, paint tainter gates at 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to refurbish and paint tainter gates at 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam on Arkansas' White River.

Corps seeks firms for lamprey passage study at Snake River hydro projects


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to perform a lamprey migration and passage study at four hydroelectric projects on the lower Snake River.

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