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

Zambia seeks consultants for multi-purpose dam planning, small dams design

07/31/2014 The government of Zambia invites expressions of interest to consolidate ...

Uganda seeks economic study of water resources development

07/29/2014 Uganda's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development invites expressions ...

Niger seeks prime contractor, operational audit for 125-MW Kandadji Dam

07/29/2014 The government of Niger invites expressions of interest to serve as prim...
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African bank seeks feasibility studies of three small hydro projects in Liberia

07/23/2014 The African Development Bank invites expressions of interest from consul...

Asia/Oceania

Tunneling complete at Turkey's 104-MW Kargi hydropower plant

08/01/2014 A tunnel boring machine has broken through 7.8 km of rock in preparation...

India's Reliance Group acquires 1,800 MW of hydroelectric power assets from Jaiprakash

07/30/2014 Indian financial firm Reliance Group has signed a memorandum of understa...

Pakistan seeks consultants to prepare 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension

07/28/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites express...
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Bank seeks reforestation study for 108-MW Dariali hydro project in Georgia

07/23/2014 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invites expr...

Europe

Hydroelectric power returns to England's Cragside estate

07/30/2014 The world's first home to be lit by hydroelectricity is once again being...

CKD Blansko to supply hydro turbine-generator for Plav project

07/29/2014 Utility company Jihocesky Vodarensky Svaz has awarded a contract CKD Bla...

Contract awarded for Rochetaillee small hydropower plant installation

07/29/2014 The town of Saint-Etienne has awarded a contract worth US$1 million to C...

Oh How Far We've Come!

07/21/2014 As HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower event, cele...

Latin America

Brazil utility invites partnership proposals to bid for 6,100-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro concession

08/01/2014 Brazil utility Furnas Centrais Eletricas S.A. invites proposals from com...
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Peru seeks hydropower studies in seven river basins

07/30/2014 The government of Peru invites expressions of interest from consultants ...

BNDES credit line includes hydropower plant maintenance

07/30/2014 Brazil's Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES) ha...

Oh How Far We've Come!

07/21/2014 As HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower event, cele...

North America

U.S. seeks main bus replacement at 117-MW Keswick hydropower project

08/01/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for main bus replacement at the 117...

NYPA adds to hydroelectric power allocation program

08/01/2014 Additional hydroelectric power allotments announced by New York Governor...

FERC 1,300-MW licensing in June is year's largest capacity increase

07/31/2014 The licensing of a single hydro project in June, the 1,300-MW Eagle Moun...

BluEarth receives loan for British Columbia small hydroelectric plant

07/31/2014 Canadian energy developer BluEarth Renewables Inc. has closed US$70.5 mi...


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