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Bhutan extends call for project engineer for hydropower, clean energy program

08/06/2014

Bhutan's Department of Renewable Energy has extended the deadline for expressions of interest for a project engineer for its hydropower and clean energy development program.

Kurd forces reportedly foil Islamic militants' takeover of Iraq's 750-MW Mosul Dam

08/05/2014

Iraqi Kurdish forces defending 750-MW Mosul Dam reportedly foiled an attempt by troops of Islamic State to seize control of Mosul Dam, the largest dam and hydroelectric project in Iraq.

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 for construction of Turkey's 104-MW Kargi hydroelectric plant, manufacture Robbins Co. said.

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 understanding to acquire three hydroelectric plants from Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd.

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

07/28/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites expressions of interest for project preparation and design of the 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension hydroelectric project.

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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 expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical assessment and feasibility study of a reforestation plan for the 108-MW Dariali hydroelectric project in Georgia.

Oh How Far We've Come!

07/21/2014

As HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower event, celebrates 20 years, we take a look back to see how far it's come and learn some of the factors that have contributed to its success.

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Armstrong finances NKE, IDE for small hydropower development in Indonesia

07/21/2014

Asian financial firm Armstrong Asset Management has announced its plan to spend up to US$22.5 million in developing and operating a 50 MW portfolio of mini-hydroelectric power plants in Indonesia.

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