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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.

Jamaica seeks feasibility studies of six small hydro projects

10/30/2013

Jamaica's Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy, and Mining (MSTEM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to prepare or update pre-feasibility and feasibility studies of six small hydropower projects.

Groups sign MOU to promote small hydro development

10/29/2013

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and European Small Hydropower Association (ESHA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote small hydroelectric power in rural areas of developing and emerging markets.

Court halts work at Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower project

10/29/2013

Brazil's Regional Federal Court of the 1st Region has granted an injunction canceling a license for the construction of the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower plant.

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