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Volcan buys 1.25-MW Tingo small hydropower plant from Trevali

07/07/2014

Peruvian mining company Volcan has submitted a corporate filing to capital market regulator Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores (SMV) to purchase the 1.25-MW Tingo small hydropower project.

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Developer submits EIS for 110-MW Oco 2010 hydropower project

07/02/2014

Developer Ocona Hydro has filed an environmental impact assessment with Peru's Ministerio de Energia y Minas for the development of a 110 MW hydropower project.

Big Efforts for Small Hydro at Choloma Project

07/01/2014

An innovative, collaborative effort combines six rivers, six intakes, one steel tank and a powerhouse to create the 9.7 MW Choloma hydroelectric project in Guatemala.

HRW Briefings

07/01/2014

News on the global hydroelectric industry from July-August 2014

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Sinohydro signs civil works contract for San Jose hydropower project

06/26/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation has signed a contract to carry out large-scale civil works associated with the construction of Bolivia's 124-MW San Jose hydropower project.

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Venezuela extends tech support call, seeks emergency gear for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

06/26/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest to provide specialized technical support for rehabilitation of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

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HAE, GESA sign agreement for Colombian hydropower project development

06/25/2014

North American power company Hydro Alternative Energy, Inc., and South America's Generamos Energia SA ESP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop hydrokinetic power projects in Colombia.

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Colombia extends call for technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/24/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

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