News from Around the World

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

Mozambique

Mozambique approves negotiations for 1,000-MW Chemba hydro project

10/22/2014 Mozambique's Council of Ministers has approved a resolution authorizing ...

World Bank unit to assess feasibility of 1,000-MW Sounda Gorge hydro project in Congo Republic

10/15/2014 The World Bank's International Finance Corp. (IFC) has signed a project ...

Liberia seeks construction camp for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project rehab

10/15/2014 The government of Liberia seeks bids to build the project construction c...

Dam safety work sought on plunge pool of Africa's Kariba Dam

10/14/2014 The European Development Fund invites applications for pre-qualification...

Asia/Oceania

Haiti seeks hydro-mechanical equipment rehab for Canneau Dam

10/21/2014 Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to renovate hydro-mechanical equ...

U.S. seeks engineering review of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

10/20/2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks bids to perf...

IFC gains equity stake in Indonesia's 180-MW Asahan 1 hydropower project

10/15/2014 A US$280 million loan facility has given the International Finance Corpo...

Nepal seeks four-river basin plans including hydropower assessment

10/14/2014 The Nepal Water and Energy Commission Secretariat invites expressions of...

Europe

Venezuela extends call for engineering to upgrade 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

10/24/2014 Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has ex...

Finland firm to provide automation, electrical work to upgrade 72-MW Harjavalta hydro project

10/23/2014 Project operator Lansi-Suomen Voima Oy has awarded a contract to equipme...

Macedonia water agency seeks repairs, maintenance of hydropower plants

10/23/2014 Macedonia water management agency JP Strezevo seeks bids for repairs and...

Schottel completes full-scale test of marine turbine in Strangford Lough

10/23/2014 German marine propulsion manufacturer Schottel has announced successful ...

Latin America

Venezuela names Dongfang to refurbish six units at 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

10/24/2014 Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has aw...

Marine Hydrokinetics

10/10/2014

News and updates on wave energy, tidal energy, and ocean energy

Small Hydro

10/10/2014 The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from September-...

Tech Notes

10/10/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

North America

Brayman Construction appoints Piedimonte president and COO

10/24/2014 Frank A. Piedimonte, P.E., is now president and chief operating officer ...

Missouri firm to refurbish, paint tainter gates at Arkansas' 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam

10/24/2014 Hartman-Walsh Painting Co. has received a $3.8 million contract to refur...

FERC approves formula for BPA curtailment of wind generation in favor of excess hydro

10/24/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a cost allocation ...

Canada developer certifies commercial operation of 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydro project

10/23/2014 Canada's AltaGas Ltd. announced its 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydropower proje...


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