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Endesa, ABB centralizing control of 17 Chilean hydropower projects

10/03/2013

Endesa is implementing an ABB system that will allow it to monitor and control 17 hydropower plants from its headquarters in Santiago, the Chilean utility company said.

Brazilian hydropower technology manufacturer Voith celebrates awards

10/03/2013

Voith Hydro's Brazilian branch was recently recognized for a pair of honors, the global hydropower technology conglomerate has announced.

Mexico seeks comments on tender to build 244-MW Chicoasen 2 hydro project

10/02/2013

Mexican utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) seeks comments from prospective bidders on a proposed solicitation to construct the 244-MW Chicoasen 2 hydroelectric project on Mexico's Grijalva River.

Four hydropower projects honored during HydroVision Brasil 2013

10/01/2013

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines congratulate the winners in the 2013 Hydro Projects of the Year awards program, presented this past week during HydroVision Brasil in Sao Paulo.

Work OK to resume at Brazil's 1.8-GW Teles Pires, court rules

10/01/2013

Brazil's Supremo Tribunal Federal has reversed a decision that halted work on the country's 1.8-GW Teles Pires hydroelectric plant, per a ruling by Judge Ricardo Lewandowski this week.

Colombia utility seeks financial consultant for 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project

09/30/2013

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) invites expressions of interest to serve as financial consultant for development of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

Brazil's 192-MW Garibaldi hydropower plant entering operation early

09/26/2013

Brazilian developer Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos has received regulatory approval to begin commercial operation of the main units at the 192-MW Garibaldi hydropower plant.

Brazil still hotbed for hydropower development, but conditions could be better

09/25/2013

It probably isn't coincidence that Eletrobras Furnas president Flavio Decat remarked that "hydro is treated as an evil" during his HydroVision Brasil 2013 keynote address just days after work was suspended at the country's 1.8-GW Teles Pires hydropower project.

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