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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

DR Congo seeks staff recruitment for agency to promote Inga hydropower complex

10/29/2014 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest f...

Dam safety tender extended for plunge pool at Africa's Kariba Dam

10/28/2014 The European Development Fund has extended the deadline for applications...

DR Congo seeks strategic economic, social study of Inga hydropower complex

10/27/2014 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest t...
Mozambique

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

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

Asia/Oceania

India's BHEL to equip 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydro project

10/30/2014 THDC India Ltd. has named Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) to supply...

Pakistan seeks transformers for switchyard units of 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project

10/30/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to s...
Mekong Delta

Opposition to proposed hydroelectric 260-MW Stung Cheay Areng Dam in “biodiversity jewel” of Southeast Asia

10/29/2014 Using Chinese-backed funding, 260-MW Stung Cheay Areng Dam in Cheay Aren...

Bank trains Laos hydropower operator in environmental, social management

10/29/2014 The World Bank's International Finance Corp. (IFC) is helping train Laos...

Europe

EU on track to meet 2020 renewable energy targets

10/28/2014 Greenhouse gas emissions within the European Union fell by almost 2% bet...
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Investing in European hydropower

10/27/2014 News that a Dutch pension fund asset manager and an alternative investme...

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...

Latin America

Oderbrecht gets concession for Peru's 600-MW Chadin 2 hydropower plant

10/30/2014 The Peruvian government has granted Oderbrecht's AC Energia a definitive...

Brazil state grants environmental license to 807.5-MW Tres Irmaos hydro project

10/28/2014 State environmental regulator Companhia Ambiental do Estado de Sao Paulo...

Two hydro projects win Projects of the Year awards at HydroVision Brasil 2014

10/27/2014 The editors of HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide and Hydro Review magazines con...

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...

North America

U.S. to seek bridge crane rehabilitation at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

10/30/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for mechanical and s...

FERC revokes license for failure to build fish passage at 687-kW East Juliette hydro project

10/30/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has revoked the hydropower lice...

Maine names Kleinschmidt, ORPC, TRC to inventory hydropower potential

10/30/2014 The Governor's Energy Office has named Kleinschmidt Associates, in partn...

U.S. eyes labor agreements for hydro turbine work at 603-MW Ice Harbor, 980-MW McNary dams

10/30/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is surveying whether it would be approp...


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