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    Restructuring plan coming for Brazilian utility, hydroplant operator

    02/08/2013

    Utility company and hydro project operator Eletrobras said it will complete its restructuring plan with the next 30 days, Brazilian sources have reported.

    IIC loan helps fund Ecuador's Hidrosanbartolo hydropower project

    02/05/2013

    The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has approved a loan of up to US$10 million for Ecuador's 48-MW Hidrosanbartolo hydropower project, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Alstom ships hydro turbine parts for Brazil's 373.4-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydropower project

    02/05/2013

    Alstom has shipped the first stay ring to Brazil's 373.4-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydroelectric plant, marking an important milestone in the project's development.

    El Salvador's CEL names consortium for expansions to 100-MW Cinco de Noviembre hydropower project

    02/01/2013

    The Comision Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) has awarded for an expansion of its Cinco de Noviembre hydropower project from 100 MW to 180 MW, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Building Chacayes, Contributing to Cleaner Energy in Chile

    02/01/2013

    By Maria Jose Marinovic
    Pacific Hydro’s 111 MW Chacayes plant is an example of sustainable development paving the way to increased electricity supply.

    Portugal inaugurates Alqueva pumped-storage hydroelectric project expansion

    01/30/2013

    An extension of Portugal's Alqueva pumped-storage hydroelectric plant has doubled its capacity to 520 MW.

    Portugal inaugurates Alqueva pumped-storage hydroelectric project expansion

    01/30/2013

    An extension of Portugal's Alqueva pumped-storage hydroelectric plant has doubled its capacity to 520 MW.

    Brazil's 15.5-MW Barra do Rio Chapeu mini hydro project commissioned

    01/29/2013

    An Eletrobras-owned small hydroelectric project in Brazil's Santa Catarina state is now online, the utility company announced earlier this week.


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