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Latin bank seeks modernization, expansion of 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydropower project

12/06/2013

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) invites expressions of interest from consultants to advance modernization and expansion of the bi-national 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydroelectric project on the border of Argentina and Uruguay. Responses to three solicitations are due January 24, 2014.

Venezuela extends call for environmental, emergency plan training for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

12/03/2013

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to train staff in hydro-meteorological and limnological monitoring and in emergency response and environmental education for the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

INDE selects Intertechne Consultores for 181-MW Xalala hydropower project studies

11/26/2013

Guatemala utility Instituto Nacional de Electrificacion (INDE) has awarded a contract to Brazil's Intertechne Consultores S.A. for feasibility studies and the basic design of the 181-MW Xalala hydroelectric project.

Rehab of Costa Rica's 7-MW Tacares micro hydro plant complete

11/21/2013

STE Energy subsidiary Sorgent.e has completed renovations to the 7-kW Tacares hydropower plant in Costa Rica's Alajuela province, the company has announced.

Venezuela seeks environmental, emergency plan training for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

11/13/2013

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites expressions of interest from consultants to train staff in hydro-meteorological and limnological monitoring and in emergency response and environmental education for the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

Peru seeks consultants to teach integrated water resource management

11/12/2013

The government of Peru invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve as faculty to teach integrated water resource management to staff of six river basin pilot programs.

Nicaragua seeks hydropower equipment for 820-kW Camaleona small hydro project

11/07/2013

The government of Nicaragua seeks bids to supply hydropower equipment for the 820-kW Camaleona small hydro project in Nicaragua's Jinotega Department.

Hydropower project consulting firm Intertechne expands office

11/04/2013

Hydropower project and infrastructure consulting firm Intertechne Consultores S.A. will move its Curitiba office later this month after seeing a 60% increase in its staff over the past five years.

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