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    PennWell Corporation Announces the Opening of PennWell do Brasil Holdings Ltda.


    PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today the official opening of PennWell do Brasil Holdings Ltda. in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Costa Rica's Toro 3 hydropower project now online


    Costa Rica's state-owned utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has begun operations of its 49-MW Toro 3 hydropower project.

    Brazil's Itaipu hydropower project has record March


    Brazil's 14,000-MW Itaipu hydroelectric plant has established a new first quarter output record of 24.8 TWh, according to operator Itaipu Binacional.

    Brazil sends troops to ensure safety at 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower project


    A request by Brazilian Minister of Mining and Energy Edison Lobao has led to the deployment of troops at the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant.

    Paraguay seeks electro-mechanical equipment for 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project


    Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project in Paraguay.

    Consortium wins award to develop 300 MW hydroelectric project in Peru


    Peruvian private investment agency ProInversion has awarded a contract to develop the Molloco hydroelectric project to CEE, the group announced.

    Hidrolitoral announces studies for two new hydropower projects


    Ecuadorian hydropower developer Hidroenergetico del Litoral (Hidrolitoral) will soon begin design studies for a pair of new hydroelectric projects, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Determining Monthly Discharge on the Tapajos River Using a Rainfall-Runoff Model


    By Eurico de Carvalho-Filho, Iara P.G. Machado, Humberto Jacobsen Teixeira, Gabriel S.C. Rocha and Maria Tereza F.R. Campos
    To develop a historical flow profile for hydro projects in Brazil's Tapajos River Basin, a mathematical model was used. Data from this model filled gaps in measurements available from rainflow gauging stations, and data generated correlated well with available rainflow measurements.

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