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Projects of the Year Awards

08/08/2013

2012 Hydro project of the year and 2012 Small and Large Smart Grid projects of the year

Voith wins contract for Colombian small hydro projects

08/05/2013

Voith Hydro has signed a contract to supply machinery and equipment for two small hydropower projects in Colombia's northwestern Antioquia department.

First phase of Rio Macho hydropower project modernization complete

07/16/2013

Modernizations at Costa Rica's Rio Macho hydroelectric project will be complete by the end of 2015, electric utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) said after recently inaugurating the first two of five generating units.

Costa Rica seeks flow forecasting to improve hydropower generation

07/12/2013

Costa Rica utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) seeks bids from consultants to update methods of flow forecasting to optimize hydropower generation.

Hydro technology company opens new office

07/11/2013

Hydro technology manufacturer Meggitt Sensing Systems is expanding its global reach with the opening of a new office in Sao Jose Dos Campos, the United Kingdom-based company announced.

Paraguay extends electro-mechanical bidding for 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project

07/10/2013

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

Brazil's 19-MW Cavernoso 2 small hydropower project operating at full capacity

07/09/2013

Brazil's 19-MW Cavernoso 2 hydropower project is now running at full capacity following the startup of the plant's last two hydro turbines, operator Compahia Paranaense de Energia (Copel) announced.

HydroVision Brasil 2013 Projects of the Year nominations open

07/08/2013

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide are now accepting nominations for their "Projects of the Year" awards program, which will be awarded during HydroVision Brasil's closing luncheon.


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