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

World Bank unit to assess feasibility of 1,000-MW Sounda Gorge hydro project in Congo Republic

10/15/2014 The World Bank's International Finance Corp. (IFC) has signed a project ...

Liberia seeks construction camp for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project rehab

10/15/2014 The government of Liberia seeks bids to build the project construction c...

Dam safety work sought on plunge pool of Africa's Kariba Dam

10/14/2014 The European Development Fund invites applications for pre-qualification...

Marine Hydrokinetics

10/10/2014

News and updates on wave energy, tidal energy, and ocean energy

Asia/Oceania

Haiti seeks hydro-mechanical equipment rehab for Canneau Dam

10/21/2014 Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to renovate hydro-mechanical equ...

U.S. seeks engineering review of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

10/20/2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks bids to perf...

IFC gains equity stake in Indonesia's 180-MW Asahan 1 hydropower project

10/15/2014 A US$280 million loan facility has given the International Finance Corpo...

Nepal seeks four-river basin plans including hydropower assessment

10/14/2014 The Nepal Water and Energy Commission Secretariat invites expressions of...

Europe

Prudential to invest in U.K.'s 320-MW Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay power project

10/21/2014 Insurer and financial services firm Prudential has agreed to become a &q...
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Aquamarine Power Ltd. hires new CEO and dives into hydro technology deployment

10/21/2014 Aquamarine Power Ltd. continues its development of new hydro technology ...

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generators for Serrieres hydro project

10/16/2014 Swiss utility Viteos SA seeks bids to supply turbine-generators for the ...

Austria utility completes rehabilitation of 12.62-MW Opponitz hydropower project

10/16/2014 Vienna utility Wien Energie GmbH has completed rehabilitation of the 90-...

Latin America

Marine Hydrokinetics

10/10/2014

News and updates on wave energy, tidal energy, and ocean energy

Small Hydro

10/10/2014 The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from September-...

Tech Notes

10/10/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Lessons Learned: Spurious SCADA

10/10/2014 George was annoyed. Almost every hydroelectric power project he had work...

North America

Ameren Missouri 20-year plan includes adding 28 MW of hydropower

10/21/2014 Although dominated by additions of wind power and natural-gas-fired gene...

BC Hydro upgrades canal, replaces switchgear at two hydro projects

10/21/2014 BC Hydro crews have drained Kootenay Canal in order to upgrade the canal...

U.S. to seek rewinds for 86.4-MW Blue Mesa, excitation for three hydro projects

10/20/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids to rewind two generators at...
New York Power Authority’s 2,525-MW Niagara Power Project

NYPA awards $5.3 million for infrastructure rehabilitation at two hydropower facilities

10/20/2014 Infrastructure rehabilitation is headed to the east coast after Johnson ...


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