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Africa

World Bank via AGLI uses US$1 billion to support hydroelectric projects

05/21/2015 The World Bank Group announced US$1 billion to support the African Great...

“Ebola-free” Liberia resumes US$230 million rehabilitation project at 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric facility

05/20/2015 Rehabilitation and upgrade work was suspended at the 64-MW Mount Coffee ...

Aid group to seek turbine-generator for Tanzania's 1.7-MW Lugarawa hydro project

05/18/2015 Italian aid group Fondazione ACRA-CCS plans to seek bids to supply a tur...

Green bonds and traditional funding combine to finance hydroelectric projects

05/05/2015 As funding needs increase for all types of hydroelectric and additional ...

Asia/Oceania

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Global hydroelectric power could double by 2050, WEC report says

05/21/2015 Global hydroelectric power capacity could double to 2,000 GW by 2050 or ...
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Chinese consortium wins EPC contract for Pakistan's 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project

05/21/2015 A consortium that includes the Yangtze Three Gorges Technology & Eco...
Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks power swing control for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam, electrical equipment for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4

05/20/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to s...

Hedcor breaks ground on Philippines' 68.8-MW Manolo Fortich hydropower project

05/15/2015 Construction of the 68.8-MW Manolo Fortich hydroelectric plant in the Ph...

Europe

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Slovenia utility seeks refurbishment of 200-kW Goricane hydro project

05/22/2015 Slovenia hydropower utility Savske Elektrarne Ljubljana d.o.o. seeks bid...
Lairg Dam damaged by vandals

Vandals damage Lairg Dam in Scottish Highlands

05/21/2015 According to a report by Scottish television station STV, 18 boulders we...
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Wave energy developer Minesto establishes UK headquarters with Welsh funds

05/20/2015 The Welsh government has awarded US$14.45 million to marine energy devel...
Melje Hydropower Plant

Slovenia utility seeks transformer, other equipment for 2.26-MW Melje hydro project

05/19/2015 Hydro operator Dravske Elektrarne Maribor d.o.o. (DEM) seeks bids to sup...

Latin America

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Brazil's Aneel to auction operating concessions for 6 GW-worth of hydroelectric power capacity

05/19/2015 Brazilian power regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletricqa (Aneel) ...

Bolivia seeks supervision of construction, equipment for 120-MW Misicuni hydro project

05/15/2015 Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) invites expressi...
Hydropower investments in the Americas

Hydropower leads investments in power generation in the Americas, report says

05/14/2015 The major power generation sector in which major economies in the Americ...

SunEdison adds South American hydroelectric power to portfolio

05/08/2015 SunEdison Inc. has completed a deal that includes the acquisition of fiv...

North America

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FERC proposes new start date for hydro license annual charges

05/21/2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposes new rules that would c...
Trinity Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks intake refurbishment, extends call for generator rewinds at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

05/20/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for intake mechanical equipment ref...

Dam Safety & Security

05/20/2015 Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil st...

R&D Forum

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Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

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