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

    04/10/2013

    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

    04/08/2013

    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

    04/03/2013

    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

    03/26/2013

    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

    03/26/2013

    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

    03/22/2013

    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

    03/20/2013

    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

    03/19/2013

    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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