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

Ethiopia-China consortium to construct 385-MW Geba 1,2 hydro project in Ethiopia

09/12/2014 The government of Ethiopia has awarded a contract to an Ethiopia-China c...

Angola plans five hydroelectric projects on middle Cuanza River

09/11/2014 Angola's agency for development of the middle Cuanza River says five new...

Mainstream Energy approves studies for Nigerian hydropower project rehabilitation

09/04/2014 Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd. has approved feasibility studies for th...

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan advance water, impact studies of 6,000-MW Grand Renaissance hydro project

09/03/2014 Water ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to establish a ...

Asia/Oceania

Alstom to supply turbine, generator for EVN's Thac Mo hydroelectric plant expansion

09/17/2014 Asian utility Electricity of Vietnam has awarded Alstom a US$16.9 millio...

Pakistan extends civil works solicitation for 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

09/16/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended th...

MWH Global wins contracts for two Pakistani hydropower projects

09/12/2014 Colorado-based water and natural resources consultancy MWH Global has be...

Norway agency seeks hydropower consulting for Myanmar

09/11/2014 The Norwegian water resources and energy directorate seeks bids to provi...

Europe

Developer seeks construction of 38.12-MW Mati hydro complex in Albania

09/10/2014 Austria hydropower developer Enso Hydro seeks bids to construct the thre...

Utility EB selects supplier for Dovikfoss hydropower plant equipment repairs

09/10/2014 European utility Energiselskapet Buskerud (EB) has selected Alstom to re...

Norway water, energy agency seeks dam safety consultants

09/09/2014 The Norwegian water resources and energy directorate seeks bids from fir...

French engineer seeks turbine renovation at 4-MW Bazacle hydro project

09/05/2014 Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to renovate turbines and anc...

Latin America

Brazil sets concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

09/17/2014 Brazil's mines and energy ministry has published guidelines for the conc...

Peru recommends mitigation for 195-MW Araza River hydro complex

09/16/2014 Peru's agency for energy environmental affairs has recommended environme...

Brazil seeks dam safety studies to rehabilitate 164 dams

09/12/2014 Brazil's Ministry of National Integration invites expressions of interes...

Latin lender funds Colombia's 19.9-MW El Molino, 19.9-MW San Matias hydro projects

09/12/2014 The Inter-American Investment Corp. (IIC) has approved a US$12 million l...

North America

U.S. seeks gate roller chains for three hydro projects in Northwest

09/17/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to fabricate and supply inta...

Corps ups releases at four hydro projects to reduce Missouri River flood risk

09/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing water releases at the fou...

U.S. extends calls for penstock valves, wicket gate seals for 49-MW Lost Creek Dam

09/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadlines for bids to ...

Voith Hydro wins contract for Priest Rapids hydro turbine rehabilitations

09/16/2014 Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade 10 K...


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