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Argentina seeks hydropower inventory of Iruya, Pescado rivers

05/09/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry invites expressions of interest to study the hydropower potential of the Iruya and Pescado rivers, tributaries of the Bermejo River in northern Argentina.

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Haiti seeks engineering, supervision to refurbish 2.65-MW Drouet hydro project

05/07/2014

Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) invites expressions of interest to perform engineering studies and project supervision for rehabilitation of the 2.65-MW Drouet hydroelectric project in the community of Saint-Marc, Haiti.

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Drought continues to threaten Brazilian hydroelectric power operators

05/05/2014

With less than 40 days remaining before the country takes center stage as host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazilian hydropower power operators are facing a severe drought that makes energy rationing an increasing likelihood.

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Eletrobras completes reports on proposed 8,000-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric plant

05/05/2014

Brazil's Eletrobras has completed a technical and financial appraisal of the proposed 8,000-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydropower project, the state-owned utility said.

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Satellites could help Brazil's hydroelectric power operators forecast weather patterns

04/23/2014

Brazilian researchers have met to discuss the use of satellites to collect hydrometeorological data to better forecast weather-related events.

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EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

04/23/2014

Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding units for Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant.

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IDB rural electrification program could include hydroelectric power

04/22/2014

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a US$20 million loan to Panama that could include hydroelectric power as part of an effort to electrify rural parts of the country.

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Developer announces public hearing on proposed Tulumayo 4 hydropower project

04/21/2014

Peruvian developer Egenjunin Tulumayo IV S.A.C. will hold a public hearing in May to meet socioeconomic requirements for the proposed Tulumayo 4 hydropower project.

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