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    Costa Rica seeks transformers for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project


    Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply step-up transformers for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

    Power Machines readies first hydro turbines, other equipment for Argentina's Punta Negra


    Hydropower project parts manufacturer Power Machines OJSC has completed equipment for the first unit of Argentina's Punta Negra hydroelectric plant.

    Chilean court stops 740-MW Punta Alcalde hydroelectric plant


    Progress on the 740-MW Punta Alcalde hydropower project has been halted after a Chilean appeals court ruled in favor of a fishing group's motion to stop it.

    DESA contracts Voith for small hydropower project outfitting


    Voith Hydro has won a contract to supply hydro turbines and other parts for the 22-MW Agua Zarca small hydropower project.

    Panama's Dos Mares hydropower complex now in full commercial operation


    Full commercial operation has begun at GDF Suez's 118-MW Dos Mares hydroelectric complex with the commissioning of the project's last turbine unit.

    Reservoir filling begins at Brazil's Simplicio hydroelectric complex


    It won't be long until Brazil's 334-MW Simplicio complex begins producing energy as the hydropower project's reservoir is now under way, according to state-run power company Eletrobras Furnas.

    Costa Rica seeks transformers to refurbish 120-MW Rio Macho hydro project


    Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply transformers to help refurbish the 120-MW Rio Macho hydroelectric project on the Macho River.

    Voith-equipped Cubujuqui micro hydroelectric project online


    Costa Rican utility Coopelesca has begun commercial operation of its 22.8-MW Cubujuqui small hydroelectric project, HydroWorld.com has learned.

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