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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

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...

Nile Lakes states seek water quality, ecological studies for 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydro project

01/13/2015 Nile Equatorial Lakes states invite expressions of interest from consult...

Asia/Oceania

Fire starts in Asia’s only underground switchyard, housed at India’s 120-MW Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna hydroelectric project

01/23/2015 Indian media sources say fire broke out in transformer units within the ...

Repairs to Nepal's 10-MW Sunkoshi hydropower plant estimated at more than US$2.4 million

01/22/2015 Repairs to the Nepal Electricity Authority's 10-MW Sunkoshi hydropower p...
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 ...

Laos hydropower program seeks power sector reform options

01/21/2015 The government of Laos invites expressions of interest from consultants ...

Europe

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...

French agency seeks bottom outlet refurbishment at 5.9-MW Panneciere hydro project

01/19/2015 France's Seine River Basin agency seeks bids to rehabilitate the bottom ...

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

U.S. DOE anounces funding opportunity for renewable energy technology R&D

01/23/2015 The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects-Energy (ARPA-...

Canada utility seeks crane inspection, repair for Manitoba hydro projects

01/23/2015 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for crane and hoist inspectio...

Energy Projects Director Wright retires from FERC; Miles named director

01/22/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced Jeff Wright, director...
Proposed Keeyask Generation Station

Bomb threat received at 650-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project work site

01/22/2015 A bomb threat called into the construction site of the 650-MW Keeyask hy...

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