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


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


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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Bolivia seeks turbine-generators for 80-MW Misicuni hydro project


Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids for turbine-generators and other equipment for the 80-MW Misicuni hydroelectric project on Bolivia's Misicuni River.

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Guadeloupe government names contractor for dam safety, monitoring services


The government of Guadeloupe has awarded a US$352,875 contract to Antea France-Agence Antilles Guyane of Guadeloupe for auscultation dam monitoring of Dumanoir Dam.

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Nine banks provide financing for Chile's 531-MW Alto Maipo hydropower project


Developer AES Gener has received US$1.217 billion in funding from a syndicate of local and international banks for the construction of Chile's 531-MW Alto Maipo hydropower project.

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El Salvador extends pre-qualification for redesigned 65.8-MW El Chaparral hydro project


El Salvador utility Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) has extended the deadline for pre-qualification to construct the 65.8-MW El Chaparral hydroelectric project.

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Mott MacDonald selected to monitor construction of Peru's 406-MW Chaglla hydroelectric project


The Bank of New York Mellon has appointed Mott MacDonald as an independent engineer to monitor construction of the 406-MW Chaglla hydroelectric project in Peru.

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Alstom receives additional order for 3,568-MW Santo Antonio hydropower plant


Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply additional equipment for Brazil's 3,568-MW Santo Antonio hydropower project, the company has announced.

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