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Explosion kills four at Ecuador's 487.8-MW Sopladora hydropower project


Four Chinese explosives experts were killed yesterday while working on an underground extension of Ecuador's 487.8-MW Sopladora hydropower project, local sources have reported.

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Jamaica commissions Maggotty small hydropower addition


Jamaica Public Service Co. (JPS) officially commissioned its new 7.2-MW Maggotty small hydropower project during a ceremony in St. Elizabeth parish yesterday.

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Colombia utility seeks water quality modeling for 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project


Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop water quality models for the proposed reservoir and downstream of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

Marine Hydrokinetics


News related to the worldwide marine hydrokinetics industry from March-April 2014

Small Hydro


The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from March-April 2014

Tech Notes


Collection of articles related to hydropower technology from March-April 2014

Viewpoints from the Board Room: Black & Veatch


Steve Edwards - the new chairman, president, and chief executive officer of global engineering, consulting and construction firm Black & Veatch - discusses what he sees coming in the future of the hydropower industry globally and the role he sees Black & Veatch playing in that future.

HRW Briefings


News on the global hydroelectric industry from March-April 2014

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