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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

Burkina Faso seeks studies of three small hydropower projects

06/30/2015 The government of Burkina Faso invites expressions of interest from cons...

DR Congo seeks water intake, canal construction for Inga hydroelectric complex

06/30/2015 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks bids to construct a water i...

Niger Basin agency seeks financing aid, dam management, studies of 90-MW Fomi hydro project

06/26/2015 The Niger Basin Authority invites expressions of interest from consultan...

Copperbelt Energy eyes Zambia's hydroelectric power market

06/23/2015 Zambian power distributor Copperbelt Energy Corp. Plc has reportedly spe...

Asia/Oceania

Nepal seeks rehab construction of 640-kW Sundarijal hydro project

07/01/2015 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for construction and equipm...

China's Three Gorges hydropower plant accused of causing landslide

06/29/2015 China's massive Three Gorges Dam is being blamed for causing a landslide...

India developer seeks construction of 2,000-MW Subansiri Lower hydro project

06/25/2015 India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to construct civil works of the powerhouse ...

Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant's capacity upped with completion of new transmission line

06/25/2015 A new high-voltage transmission line has allowed Russian generator RusHy...

Europe

Women with Hydro Vision winners

2015 class of Women with Hydro Vision Award recipients announced

07/03/2015 PennWell’s Hydro Group is pleased to announce the second annual class of...

Voith completes upgrades at Switzerland's 11-MW Ruchlig small hydropower plant

07/01/2015 The rehabilitation and upgrade of Switzerland's 11-MW Ruchlig hydropower...

Power Machines begins turbine renovations at Latvia's 192-MW Kegums 2 hydroelectric plant

06/26/2015 Russian manufacturer Power Machines has begun a renovation of three gene...

Slovenia utility extends call to refurbish 200-kW Goricane hydro project

06/24/2015 Slovenia hydropower utility Savske Elektrarne Ljubljana d.o.o. has exten...

Latin America

Turbine components sought for Peru's 210-MW Restitucion hydro project

07/02/2015 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to sup...

Cemig has operating right for 242-MW Jaguara hydropower plant revoked

06/26/2015 The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled this week that utility company Cemig h...

DCNS, Chilean government sign joint statement for marine and hydrokinetic research

06/12/2015 An agreement signed by Chilean and French officials in Paris this week w...

Thrust bearing system sought for Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydro project

06/11/2015 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to sup...

North America

Women with Hydro Vision winners

2015 class of Women with Hydro Vision Award recipients announced

07/03/2015 PennWell’s Hydro Group is pleased to announce the second annual class of...

Manitoba Hydro CEO Scott Thomson stepping down

07/02/2015 Manitoba Hydro's Scott A. Thomson has announced he will step down as pre...

City asks FERC to reinstate, transfer licenses for Connecticut hydro projects

07/02/2015 Under terms of an act of Congress, the town of Canton, Conn., has asked ...

U.S. again extends bidding for arc flash mitigation at 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades hydro projects

07/02/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation again extended bidding to provide arc flash mi...

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