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

EIB, other lending institutions invest in Guinea hydropower plant upgrades

12/15/2014 Financing by the European Investment Bank will increase the cumulative o...

World Bank seeks investment analysis for Africa's Cubango-Okavango Basin

12/12/2014 The World Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to perfo...

Mozambique seeks Limpopo Basin water project, study of Mapai Dam

12/11/2014 Mozambique seeks firms for design and development of a large-scale water...

Burundi seeks financial management consultant for 31.5-MW Jiji, 16.5-MW Mulembwe hydro projects

12/10/2014 Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest to ...

Asia/Oceania

Parts needed for 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric

Afghans seek spare parts, consumables for 100-MW Naghlu hydro project

12/18/2014 Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) seeks...
Vietnam

Tunnel collapses at US$22.4 million Da Dang-Da Chromo hydroelectric project

12/17/2014 A tunnel collapse at the site of the US$22.4 million Da Dang-Da Chromo h...

Australia's 52-MW Burdekin hydropower plant tabled amidst energy goal squabbles

12/16/2014 Power developer Meridian Energy Australia is shelving plans for the 52-M...
Harvesting wood from a hydro reservoir

An interesting hydro harvest

12/12/2014 One of the fun things about my job is looking at all of the interesting ...

Europe

Parts needed for 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric

Afghans seek spare parts, consumables for 100-MW Naghlu hydro project

12/18/2014 Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) seeks...

US$2.24 trillion for green bonds coincide with standards for marine hydrokinetic risk management

12/17/2014 Standards and transparency. Managers who oversee trillions of investment...

Alstom, GDF Suez selected for pilot Raz Blanchard tidal energy project

12/11/2014 Engineering company Alstom and French utility GDF Suez have been selecte...
Gökçekaya Dam in Turkey

Turkey seeks ODA funding for pumped-storage hydroelectric project at 278-MW Gökçekaya Dam

12/09/2014 Turkey seeks an official development assistance (ODA) loan package after...

Latin America

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

12/16/2014 Venezuela's national utility further extended the deadline for expressio...
Électricité de France

Brazilian 400 MW hydroelectric project has French investment

12/15/2014 A France-based utility fills the void in a consortium for a 400 MW hydro...

At least 13 killed by collapse at Ecuador's Coca Codo Sinclair hydropower plant

12/15/2014 At least 13 people are dead and a dozen injured following the collapse o...

Happy consumption from hydro

11/21/2014 Hydro. For me, beginning work in October as an associate editor in the H...

North America

Ayres Associates purchases SAA Design Group

Ayres Associates announces plans to purchase SAA Design Group

12/18/2014 Ayres Associates, an engineering and architecture firm that works in the...

Senate approval of two bills could benefit America's hydroelectric power sector

12/17/2014 Legislative movement in Congress this week could benefit the United Stat...

Firms sought for biological services at U.S. hydro projects in Northwest

12/17/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to prov...

B.C. government approves 1,100-MW Site C hydropower project

12/17/2014 British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has approved BC Hydro's plans for...

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