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Peru grants concessions for two hydropower plant proposals

01/14/2014

Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines has granted temporary concessions for a pair of hydropower project proposals in the country's Cusco department, according to a recent resolution.

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Argentina seeks bids to build 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydro project

01/09/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to construct the 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydroelectric project on the Neuquen River in Argentina's Neuquen Province.

Itaipu Binacional Trains a New Generation of Operators

01/01/2014

By Fernando Menezes, Carlos Vergara, Marco Amarilla and Henrique Ribeiro
To retain knowledge and pass it on to the next generation of operators of its 14,000 MW Itaipu plant, Itaipu Binacional uses a comprehensive training program that consists of classroom lectures, simulations and practical testing.

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01/01/2014

Looking forward to hydropower's future

01/01/2014

The turning of the year always invites both a retrospective and consideration of the future. A look at what the recent past can tell us about 2014 certainly suggests that we're heading for a year of successful development.

Mexico's 750-MW La Yesca hydropower plant receives $147 million

12/30/2013

Mexican construction firm ICA was granted $147 million on December 23 for additional work at the 750-MW La Yesca hydropower project

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Nicaragua seeks equipment to rehabilitate 220-kW Salto Negro small hydro project

12/30/2013

Nicaragua's Ministerio de Energia y Minas (MEM) seeks bids to supply and install equipment to rehabilitate the 220-kW Salto Negro small hydroelectric project.

El Salvador seeks wave energy, marine current measuring station

12/27/2013

El Salvador utility Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) seeks bids to supply and install a wave energy and marine current measuring station off the coast of El Salvador.

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