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Oregon wave testing center files FERC license notice, scoping documents

06/12/2014

Oregon State University's Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center has filed a notice of intent to license and environmental scoping documents for the nation's first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site.

U.S. seeks firms to install governors at 11 Northwest hydro plants

06/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install new digital governors at 11 Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts.

Bolivia seeks bids to build two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydro project

06/11/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids to construct the two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks firms for hydro generator machining at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam

06/11/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to perform machining services for equipment from a hydroelectric generator at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam on California's American River.

Durham city center receives 100 kW hydroelectric power project

06/11/2014

Developers of a mixed-use project in Durham City, England, have installed a 100 kW Archimedes screw turbine that will provide about 75% of the energy needed by the complex.

OpenHydro to manufacture, install tidal turbines near Brittany

06/10/2014

Irish manufacturer OpenHydro has been selected to supply two tidal turbines for installation at Paimpol-Brehat in Brittany.

U.S. bumps O&M bidding another month for 14-MW Philpott hydro project

06/10/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extended the bidding deadline nearly another month to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

Canada utility seeks powerhouse cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

06/09/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply powerhouse cranes for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

BOEM grants lease for Gulf Stream tidal turbine tests

06/09/2014

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University have signed a five-year lease agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) allowing FAU to test small-scale ocean tidal turbines near Fort Lauderdale.

Important HydroVision deadlines are approaching

06/09/2014

We've still got several weeks before reaching what I'd generally consider to be the dog days of summer, but being in a slight doldrums now just a bit over a month until HydroVision International 2014, I thought I'd take a quick second this week just to take care of a few housekeeping items.

Indonesia seeks hydraulic metal works for 1,040-MW Upper Cisokan pumped-storage

06/06/2014

Indonesia utility PT PLN Persero invites applications for pre-qualification to supply hydraulic metal works for construction of the 1,040-MW Upper Cisokan pumped-storage hydroelectric project in Indonesia.

University opens marine energy research facility

06/06/2014

University of Edinburgh officials have inaugurated a giant wave tank designed to test marine energy devices.

Gilkes breaks ground on 900-kW Kames small hydro project

06/05/2014

Work has begun on the 900-kW Kames small hydropower project along the eastern short of Loch Awe in Argyll and Bute.

Wave energy developer wins research grant

06/05/2014

Australian ocean energy developer Perpetuwave Power Pty Ltd. has received a US$105,000 grant to test its "Wave Harvester" technology in southeast England.

Kiewit, HCMS to be featured in HydroVision International Exhibitor Showcases

06/04/2014

Now in its 20th year, the world's largest hydroelectric power event is pleased to feature two companies as part of a special Exhibiter Showcase at HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville, Tenn.

Alstom wins contract for Finland hydropower project modernization

06/04/2014

Project operator Lansi-Suomen Voima Oy has awarded a contract to equipment manufacturer Alstom to provide retrofit and upgrade services at its 72-MW Harjavalta hydropower plant in Finland.

Deadline for PennWell Wall of Honor sponsorships, nominations is June 24

06/02/2014

The PennWell Corporation is proud to once again feature the Wall of Honor as a prominent part of all its 2014 North America Power Events.

Luebke to lead Bureau of Reclamation's Technical Service Center

06/02/2014

Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley has named Tom Luebke, P.E., as Director of Reclamation’s Technical Service Center, effective today.

 

U.S. extends bidding for cavitation repair at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee, 428-MW Hungry Horse

06/02/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for turbine runner cavitation repair at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project in Washington and the 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro project in Montana.

Hydro Research Foundation announces new class of hydroelectric power researchers

05/30/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation has announced the addition of 12 new Research Award Program recipients.

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