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    Costa Rica seeks transformers to refurbish 120-MW Rio Macho hydro project


    Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply transformers to help refurbish the 120-MW Rio Macho hydroelectric project on the Macho River.

    Voith-equipped Cubujuqui micro hydroelectric project online


    Costa Rican utility Coopelesca has begun commercial operation of its 22.8-MW Cubujuqui small hydroelectric project, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Guyana seeks bids to build 330-kW Kato micro-hydro project


    The government of Guyana seeks bids to construct the 330-kW Kato micro-hydro project and its related irrigation system on Guyana's Chiung River.

    Hydro energy projects still king in Brazil


    Power produced by hydroelectric plants again accounts for the largest portion of the Brazil's total installed capacity, according to a report from Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL).

    Restructuring plan coming for Brazilian utility, hydroplant operator


    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


    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


    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


    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.

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