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Tocardo, Repsol form partnership for marine power development

01/24/2013

Hydrokinetic turbine manufacturer Tocardo International and oil and gas conglomerate Repsol have formed a partnership intended to help further offshore tidal energy development, the companies announced this week.

Belgium considers "ring island" energy storage scheme

01/24/2013

Belgian officials are considering the construction of a massive new offshore hydroelectric energy storage project to help the country wean itself off nuclear power by 2025, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Belgium considers "ring island" energy storage scheme

01/24/2013

Belgian officials are considering the construction of a massive new offshore hydroelectric energy storage project to help the country wean itself off nuclear power by 2025, HydroWorld.com has learned.

DCNS increases stake in marine power developer OpenHydro

01/23/2013

French naval technologies manufacturer DCNS has increased its stake in Irish tidal energy developer OpenHydro to nearly 60%, HydroWorld.com has learned.

DCNS increases stake in marine power developer OpenHydro

01/23/2013

French naval technologies manufacturer DCNS has increased its stake in Irish tidal energy developer OpenHydro to nearly 60%, HydroWorld.com has learned.

Albanian government approves construction of three new micro hydro projects

01/22/2013

Albania's territorial regulation body has granted licenses for the construction of three small hydroelectric projects.

Albanian government approves construction of three new micro hydro projects

01/22/2013

Albania's territorial regulation body has granted licenses for the construction of three small hydroelectric projects.

French canal company seeks rehab of 2-MW Bimont micro hydro facility

01/17/2013

The Provence Region's canal and development company seeks bids to supervise renovation and foundation drainage of the 2-MW Bimont Dam micro hydro project on France's Infernet River.

French canal company seeks rehab of 2-MW Bimont micro hydro facility

01/17/2013

The Provence Region's canal and development company seeks bids to supervise renovation and foundation drainage of the 2-MW Bimont Dam micro hydro project on France's Infernet River.

Crown Estate to invest in wave energy and tidal energy development

01/16/2013

The Crown Estate announced today that it is considering investing up to £20 million in wave energy and tidal energy projects in the United Kingdom.

Crown Estate to invest in wave energy and tidal energy development

01/16/2013

The Crown Estate announced today that it is considering investing up to £20 million in wave energy and tidal energy projects in the United Kingdom.

Reservoir Capital subsidiary granted concession to develop three small hydroelectric projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina

01/16/2013

The government of the Republika Srpska (an autonomous region of Bosnia and Herzegovina) has granted REV d.o.o. Foca, a subsidiary of Reservoir Capital Corp., a 30-year concession to develop and build three small hydroelectric facilities on the Cehotina River.

Reservoir Capital subsidiary granted concession to develop three small hydroelectric projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina

01/16/2013

The government of the Republika Srpska (an autonomous region of Bosnia and Herzegovina) has granted REV d.o.o. Foca, a subsidiary of Reservoir Capital Corp., a 30-year concession to develop and build three small hydroelectric facilities on the Cehotina River.

Kemijoki Oy receives NIB loan for hydroelectric plant upgrades

01/16/2013

Kemijoki Oy has agreed to a US$26.55 million Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) loan that will help the Finnish hydro power producer perform rehabilitation and upgrade work at its hydroelectric plants.

Kemijoki Oy receives NIB loan for hydroelectric plant upgrades

01/16/2013

Kemijoki Oy has agreed to a US$26.55 million Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) loan that will help the Finnish hydro power producer perform rehabilitation and upgrade work at its hydroelectric plants.

SSE announces renovation of 2.4-MW Storr Loch hydropower plant

01/15/2013

Scotland's Storr Lochs hydropower project will soon receive a US$2.41 million refurbishment.

SSE announces renovation of 2.4-MW Storr Loch hydropower plant

01/15/2013

Scotland's Storr Lochs hydropower project will soon receive a US$2.41 million refurbishment.

U.K. might reconsider Severn Estuary tidal power proposal

01/10/2013

Parliament's Energy and Climate Change committee is taking another look at a plan that would produce a US$40 billion, electricity-generating barrage across the Severn Estuary, HydroWorld.com has learned.

U.K. might reconsider Severn Estuary tidal power proposal

01/10/2013

Parliament's Energy and Climate Change committee is taking another look at a plan that would produce a US$40 billion, electricity-generating barrage across the Severn Estuary, HydroWorld.com has learned.

French utility seeks turbine-generator for 320-MW La Coche

01/09/2013

Utility Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids to supply a 240-MW turbine and generator to the 320-MW La Coche pumped-storage project that generates power from eight rivers in France's Savoie Department.

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