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EPE hopes for six hydropower projects in Brazil's December A-5 auction

09/03/2013

Brazil's federal energy planning company, Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE), hopes to include 1.2 GW-worth of hydroelectric projects in its December A-5 power auction, HydroWorld.com has learned.

HRW Briefings

09/01/2013

Viewpoints from the Board Room: Voith Hydro CEO Roland Münch

09/01/2013

By David Appleyard
Hydropower is a modern form of energy generation with great potential for expansion, says Roland Münch with Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG. He would like to see the legal framework change to show more support of hydropower in the overall generation mix.

Tech Notes

09/01/2013

Industry experts to discuss Brazilian energy transmission issues

08/30/2013

Recurring blackouts in northeastern Brazil have some questioning the reliability of the country's aging transmission infrastructure.

Voith investing in hydropower project automation systems

08/29/2013

Hydropower technology manufacturer Voith Hydro said investments into its research and development efforts will allow it to expand its line of HyCon automation systems.

EIB, CABEI announce Central America hydroelectric power investment program

08/28/2013

A new joint program announced by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration will allow for hydropower project investments in six Latin American countries.

Canadian mining company secures rights to Chilean hydropower project

08/27/2013

Canadian exploration and development company Los Andes Copper has acquired the rights for a 29 MW run-of-river hydropower project in Chile's Region V, HydroWorld.com has learned.


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