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From yo-yos to hydroelectric power

08/19/2013

The American idiom "soup to nuts" might have competition from "yo-yos to hydroelectric power" if turbine manufacturer Mavel and project developed Hidrotenencias S.A. have anything to say about it.

HydroVision Brasil extends Hydroelectric Projects of the Year nomination deadline

08/16/2013

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines have extended the deadline to nominate hydropower projects for the HYdroVision Brasil 2013 Projects of the Year program.

El Salvador opens tendering for redesigned 65.8-MW El Chaparral hydro project

08/16/2013

El Salvador utility Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 65.8-MW El Chaparral hydroelectric project.

Ecuador seeks studies of Olmedo water resources project

08/13/2013

Ecuador's investment institute invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform pre-feasibility and feasibility studies and final design of the Olmedo multi-purpose water resources project in Ecuador's Manabi Province.

Sithe Global pulls backing from Amaila Falls hydropower project

08/12/2013

An American investor has withdrawn its support from the 165-MW Amaila Falls hydroelectric project, citing Guyana's inability to reach consensus on a number of key legislative arrangements needed for the plant's development.

Brazilian trade group urges hydroelectric project development

08/08/2013

The development Brazil's hydroelectric power sector was a key topic of discussion during FIESP's 14th International Meeting of Energy in Sao Paulo.

Projects of the Year Awards

08/08/2013

2012 Hydro project of the year and 2012 Small and Large Smart Grid projects of the year

Voith wins contract for Colombian small hydro projects

08/05/2013

Voith Hydro has signed a contract to supply machinery and equipment for two small hydropower projects in Colombia's northwestern Antioquia department.


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