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Italy utility seeks hydro turbine runners for 32-MW Tel

01/04/2013

Italy utility Azienda Energetica S.p.A. - Etschwerke AG seeks bids to supply two turbine runners to the 32-MW Tel hydroelectric project on Italy's Adige River.

Delayed Windsor Castle hydro project hits another snag

01/04/2013

Testing of new hydroelectric equipment at England's Windsor Castle has once again been delayed as high water levels in the River Thames.

Delayed Windsor Castle hydro project hits another snag

01/04/2013

Testing of new hydroelectric equipment at England's Windsor Castle has once again been delayed as high water levels in the River Thames.

Poland hydro operator seeks trashrake for 90-MW Dychow

01/03/2013

Poland hydropower operator PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. seeks bids to supply a trash rack cleaning system including crane for the 90-MW Dychow pumped-storage project on Poland's Bobr River.

Poland hydro operator seeks trashrake for 90-MW Dychow

01/03/2013

Poland hydropower operator PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. seeks bids to supply a trash rack cleaning system including crane for the 90-MW Dychow pumped-storage project on Poland's Bobr River.

Albania seeks rehabilitation, modernization of 14 dams

12/28/2012

Albania's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Protection invites expressions of interest from consultants to supervise rehabilitation and modernization of 14 dams during 2013 and 2014.

Poland utility seeks turbine modernization at 312-kW Bobrowice 2

12/27/2012

Polish utility Tauron Ekoenergia sp. z.o.o. invites applications for pre-qualification to modernize the two turbine-generators of the 312-kW Bobrowice 2 hydroelectric project on Poland's Bobr River.

Swiss city seeks transformer for expansion of 93-MW Lavey hydro

12/21/2012

The city of Lausanne seeks bids to supply a transformer to accommodate the addition of a 29-MW turbine-generator to the 93-MW Lavey hydroelectric project on the Bois-Noir River in Switzerland.

Voith announces results of past fiscal year, examines forecast for 2013

12/20/2012

The Voith Group has finished its 2012 fiscal year with company sales up 2% to US$7.57 billion.

Belarus seeking Indian financing for trio of hydroelectric projects

12/19/2012

A recent diplomatic mission could see Indian hydropower investments in Belarus, according to the state-run Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BeITA).

Scotrenewables accepts loan to further tidal turbine development

12/19/2012

Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited (STPL) has accepted a US$14.36 million financing package that will help in the design, construction and installation of a Scotrenewables commercial-scale tidal turbine.

Consortium wins European Commission grant to show feasibility of pumped-storage technologies

12/18/2012

The European Commission has awarded a US$21.55 million grant to a consortium of renewable energy and technology companies to help upgrade Electricite de France's 485-MW Le Cheylas pumped-storage hydropower plant.

Unnamed Turkish investor expresses interest in funding Belarus' 20-MW Nemnovo hydropower project

12/13/2012

The Belarusian Energy Ministry is considering an investment proposal that would help pay for the 20-MW Nemnovo hydroelectric plant, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Serbia raising incentives for hydroelectric development

12/11/2012

A new renewable energy development plan could reward small hydroelectric development with higher incentives, HydroWorld.com has learned.

European bank seeks consultant to advance Turkey renewables plan

12/11/2012

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invites expressions of interest from consultants to help the government of Turkey develop a renewable energy action plan, including small hydropower.

France's EDF awards contract for concrete repairs at Chambon Dam

12/10/2012

Electricite de France (EDF) has awarded a contract to Bouygues Travaux Publics Regions France to rehabilitate concrete at the Chambon Dam on the Romanche River in eastern France.

Energa Hydro awards contract for work at Zydowo pumped-storage plant

12/10/2012

Power Engineering S.A. of Poland has won a US$2.78 million contract to refurbish a generator at the 156-MW Zydowo pumped-storage project on the Radew River.

Polish utility names supplier for Otmuchow hydropower plant rehab

12/10/2012

Energoprojekt Warszawa S.A. has won a contract worth US$12.2 million to replace two turbine-generators at the 4.8-MW Otmuchow hydropower project on Poland's Nysa Klodzka River.

Verbund, E.ON agree to hydropower asset swap

12/04/2012

Austrian utility Verbund and energy provider E.ON have agreed on a US$2 billion asset trade that includes German hydropower capabilities and Turkish equity interests, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Austria utility seeks partner to develop 300-MW Pfaffenboden

12/04/2012

Vienna utility Wien Energie GmbH seeks expressions of interest from potential partners to develop the 300-MW Pfaffenboden pumped-storage project in Austria.


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