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Argentina seeks study of four-plant 220-MW Las Canas-Gastona-Medina hydro complex

01/16/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to study a multi-purpose water complex on the Las Canas, Gastona and Medina rivers that would include four hydroelectric projects totaling 220 MW.

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HydroVision Brasil board invites industry members to share expertise

01/15/2014

The advisory board for HydroVision Brasil is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

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Brazil's Itaipu hydroelectric plant sets new production record

01/14/2014

Brazil's 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant has broken its own world record for annual power production, operator Itaipu Binacional announced recently.

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Peru grants concessions for two hydropower plant proposals

01/14/2014

Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines has granted temporary concessions for a pair of hydropower project proposals in the country's Cusco department, according to a recent resolution.

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Argentina seeks bids to build 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydro project

01/09/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to construct the 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydroelectric project on the Neuquen River in Argentina's Neuquen Province.

Itaipu Binacional Trains a New Generation of Operators

01/01/2014

By Fernando Menezes, Carlos Vergara, Marco Amarilla and Henrique Ribeiro
To retain knowledge and pass it on to the next generation of operators of its 14,000 MW Itaipu plant, Itaipu Binacional uses a comprehensive training program that consists of classroom lectures, simulations and practical testing.

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01/01/2014

Looking forward to hydropower's future

01/01/2014

The turning of the year always invites both a retrospective and consideration of the future. A look at what the recent past can tell us about 2014 certainly suggests that we're heading for a year of successful development.

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