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Ituango Hydropower Plant

Colombia extends call for technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/24/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

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Bolivia seeks EPC construction of two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydro project

06/23/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) invites expressions of interest to construct the two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydroelectric project in La Paz Department.

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Los Andes Copper, Icafal announce plans for 30 MW hydroelectric project in Chile

06/18/2014

Vancouver-based Los Andes Copper Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Icafal Inversiones SA to develop and finance a 28-30 MW hydroelectric plant on the Rocin River in Chile.

Simon Bolivar Hydropower Project

Venezuela seeks tech support for six-unit rehab at 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

06/16/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites expressions of interest to provide specialized technical support for rehabilitation of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

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Bolivia seeks bids to build two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydro project

06/11/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids to construct the two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydroelectric project.

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Chile rejects proposal for 2,750-MW HidroAysen hydroelectric project

06/11/2014

The proposed 2,750-MW HidroAysen hydroelectric project was rejected by the Chilean government yesterday following a three-hour meeting of the country's ministers of agriculture, energy, mining, economy and health.

Ituango Hydropower Project

Colombia seeks ecological studies, technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/11/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform ecological studies and a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

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Bank lends funding for Bolivia's Palillada, Umapalca hydropower plants

06/03/2014

Financing from the Banco Central de Bolivia will help pay for a hydroelectric power complex in Inquisivi province that will add close to 200 MW of additional capacity to Bolivia's grid.

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