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News and information related to the five regions of the world: Africa, Asia/Oceania, Europe, Latin America and North America.

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Africa

Chinese firm signs EPC deal for Ghana's 60-MW Hemang hydropower plant

11/21/2014 Ghana's Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has signed an engineering, proc...

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IHA calls for candidates for Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower

11/17/2014 The International Hydropower Association is now accepting proposals for ...

Morocco pre-qualifies builders for 350-MW Abdelmoumen pumped-storage

11/17/2014 Morocco utility Office National de l'Electricite et de l'Eau Potable (ON...

Asia/Oceania

Nepal seeks auxiliary system parts for rehab of 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project

11/25/2014 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for powerhouse auxiliary sy...
China

Run-of-river US$1.5 billion 510-MW Zangmu hydroelectric project begins generating power

11/25/2014 At a cost of US$1.5 billion, the 510-MW Zangmu hydroelectric project in ...

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Uri-II HEP India

Fire shuts down powerhouse at 240-MW Uri-II hydroelectric project in India

11/21/2014 A transformer ignited a fire in the main powerhouse of the 240-MW Uri-II...

Europe

Siemens announces plan to exit marine power sector

11/25/2014 Technology and equipment giant Siemens AG has decided to sell its tidal ...

Italian utility awards lots to outfit four micro hydro projects

11/24/2014 Municipal water supplier Romagna Acque-Societa delle Fonti S.p.A. has aw...

Serbia extends call for electro-mechanical equipment to refurbish eight small hydro projects

11/24/2014 Serbia utility Elektroprivreda Srbije has extended the deadline for bids...
Pelamis Wave Energy technology

Marine hydrokinetics company Pelamis Wave Power falls into “administration”

11/24/2014 Blair Nimmo and Gary Fraser of KPMG have been appointed as joint adminis...

Latin America

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Energisa hydropower plants acquired

Brookfield buying renewable portfolio, including hydropower, in Brazil

11/20/2014 Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP is buying a 488-MW renewable ene...

Dispute over Guatemala's Pojom hydro project sparks violence

11/20/2014 A dispute over the construction of the 25-MW Pojom hydroelectric project...

IHA calls for candidates for Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower

11/17/2014 The International Hydropower Association is now accepting proposals for ...

North America

FERC relicenses expanded Vermont project, receives filing for eight-dam New York project

11/25/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensed in October an expand...
Hydropower industry job changes at MWH

MWH announces multiple promotions, including hydroelectric power

11/25/2014 MWH Global has promoted three employees to senior vice president, accord...

Fitch: Issues have pushed back some hydro project work for AMP

11/25/2014 Fitch Ratings on Nov. 21 said it has affirmed the 'A' rating on bonds th...

U.S. seeks firms to replace transformers at 255-MW Davis hydro project

11/25/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of supplyin...

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