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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

Lesotho seeks bids to develop Polihali Dam; hydro project studied

01/29/2015 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority invites proposals to impleme...
IRENA reports on low renewable energy costs

Renewable costs (including hydro) competitive with fossil, report finds

01/22/2015 The cost to generate power from renewable sources (including hydro) has ...

Kenya seeks owner's engineer for construction of Mwache Dam

01/22/2015 The government of Kenya invites expressions of interest to serve as owne...

Dam safety and rehabilitation at 1,050-MW Kariba hydroelectric project require about US$300 million

01/16/2015 After being constructed on the Zambezi River between 1956 and 1959 by th...

Asia/Oceania

JICA to provide funding for 168-MW Baluchaung 2 hydropower plant upgrades

01/29/2015 The Japan International Cooperation Agency has agreed to provide US$67 m...

India state seeks trash rake for 111-MW Sawra Kuddu hydro project

01/29/2015 India's Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. (HPPC) seeks bids to supply a ...

World Bank commits funding to Pakistan's 108-MW Gulpur hydropower project

01/28/2015 The World Bank's International Finance Corporation group has agreed to f...

Jordan seeks pipeline, small hydro plant at Khaw Reservoir

01/27/2015 The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) invites applications for pre-qualifi...

Europe

Hydroelectric power returns to Scotland's historic Blair Castle

01/28/2015 A hydropower plant located at Blair Castle in Scotland's Highland Perths...

Basin agency seeks design of two French reservoirs, possible hydro projects

01/23/2015 France's Adour River Basin agency seeks bids to design and manage constr...
IRENA reports on low renewable energy costs

Renewable costs (including hydro) competitive with fossil, report finds

01/22/2015 The cost to generate power from renewable sources (including hydro) has ...
Den of Airlie

Scotland moves forward on a 10-MW small hydroelectric project in Den of Arlie

01/19/2015 Development in Den of Airlie will move forward now that the Scottish Env...

Latin America

IRENA reports on low renewable energy costs

Renewable costs (including hydro) competitive with fossil, report finds

01/22/2015 The cost to generate power from renewable sources (including hydro) has ...
Sogamoso hydro online in Colombia

820-MW Sogamoso hydro project begins operating in Colombia

01/21/2015 The 820-MW Sogamoso project in Colombia is now complete, following six y...

Voith ships massive turbine runner to Brazil's 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydropower plant

01/19/2015 Voith Hydro has shipped the largest runner ever produced at its manufact...
CFE awards contract to build Chicoasen 2 hydro

More than $380 million awarded to build 240-MW Chicoasen 2 hydro plant in Mexico

01/13/2015 Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) of Mexico has awarded a $386.4 mi...

North America

Marine energy symposium accepting asbtracts

Submit abstracts by Feb. 9 for Marine Energy Technology Symposium

01/30/2015 There is still time to submit an abstract for presentation during the Ma...

U.S. seeks hydrographic surveying, mapping in Northwest

01/30/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest from fi...

RG&E receives Treasury Department grant for Station 5 hydropower plant upgrades

01/30/2015 A grant from the U.S. Treasury Department will help Rochester Gas & ...

U.S. extends bidding for station service replacement at 36-MW Kortes hydro project

01/29/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to perform ...

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