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    ZRE Gdansk S.A. wins rehab, overhaul contract for Poland's 7.585-MW Pilchowice hydropower facility


    Polish utility Tauron Ekoenergia sp.z.o.o. has awarded a contract worth US$12 million to ZRE Gdansk S.A. for work at the 7.585-MW Pilchowice hydroelectric project on Poland's Bobr River.

    Pinter Muvek wins contract for work at Hungary's 28-MW Kiskore hydroelectric complex


    Hungarian hydroelectric operator Tiszaviz Vizeromu Kft. Has awarded a contract worth US$617,476 to Pinter Muvek for work at the 28-MW Kiskore hydropower facility.

    Renewable Energy World Europe 2013 invites hydro developers and operators to submit papers


    The advisory board of the Renewable Energy World Europe Conference and Exhibition is now accepting abstracts for its 2013 conference.

    Lange named member of Voith Hydro management board


    Kirsten Lange was named a member of the management board of Voith Hydro, effective Sept. 1.

    French energy firm seeks bids to build 2.46-MW Fontenil


    French local energy company Energie Developpement Services du Brianconnais (EDSB) seeks bids to construct the 2.46-MW Fontenil hydroelectric project on Durance River at Briancon.

    Newly merged Royal HaskoningDHV shows profit through first half of 2012


    The recently formed company Royal HaskoningDHV has shown an increased profitability and net result through the first half of 2012, HydroWorld.com has learned.

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    SSE reopens 100-MW Glendoe hydroelectric plant after three year reconstruction project


    Generation at Scotland's 100-MW Glendoe hydropower project has resumed after a hiatus of almost three years.

    Bulgaria seeks supervision to refurbish 700-kW Studena Dam


    Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW) invites expressions of interest from consultants to supervise rehabilitation construction of 700-kW Studena Dam.

    SITSE awards contract for hydropower equipment supply and installation


    Tesla SA has been awarded a contract worth US$505,637 to construct a small hydropower turbine in Switzerland's Terre Sainte area.

    Poland agency extends bidding to refurbish 160.2-MW Wloclawek Dam


    Polish water manager Regionalny Zarzad Gospodarki Wodnej w Warszawie (RGZW) has extended the deadline for bids for reconstruction and repair of 160.2-MW Wloclawek Dam on Poland's Vistula River.

    Pro soccer team looking toward hydro as unorthodox revenue stream


    A Turkish soccer club is looking toward hydroelectricity to increase its revenue, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Voith Hydro signs pair of pumped-storage deals


    Equipment manufacturer Voith Hydro Holding has received orders to modernize pumped-storage plants in China and Austria, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Albion, Dragon Hydro partnering for new 300 kW project


    Capital investment group Albion Ventures LLP is entering the hydropower industry with an investment of almost US$2 million in a new Dragon Hydro Limited scheme.

    Swiss seek penstock valves for 14.4-MW Farettes


    Hydropower operator Hydro Exploitation SA seeks bids to supply two 800-millimeter-diameter penstock valves for the 14.4-MW Farettes hydroelectric project in Switzerland's Vaud Canton.

    French operator extends bidding for 700-kW Sauveterre


    Compagnie Nationale du Rhone (CNR) has extended the deadline for bids to equip the 700-kW Sauveterre hydropower plant and construct a fish passage structure on France's Rhone River.

    Crown Estate seeks input from hydrokinetic community


    The Crown Estate is inviting members of the hydrokinetic industry to participate in an exercise that could help shape the future of wave and tidal leasing in the United Kingdom.

    Crown Estate grants leases for United Kingdom hydrokinetic sites


    The Crown Estate has awarded three site leases for wave and tidal projects.

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