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Costa Rica seeks construction supervision for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

05/28/2014

Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids from consultants to serve on a panel to supervise construction of the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

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Bolivia seeks bids to complete interrupted dam work on 80-MW Misicuni hydro project

05/23/2014

Empresa Misicuni, Bolivia's special purpose company to develop the Misicuni multi-purpose hydroelectric project, seeks bids from firms to resume construction of Misicuni Dam, spillway and related underground construction works.

Itaipu Hydropower Project

Brazil, Paraguay celebrate Itaipu hydropower project's 40th birthday

05/22/2014

Representatives from Brazil and Paraguay met this past week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 14,000-MW Itaipu hydropower plant.

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Bolivian power demand reaches near record levels

05/22/2014

Data from Bolivia's Comite Nacional de Despacho de Carga (CNDC) shows the country was within 10 MW of meeting its record capacity demand in April.

Haiti extends call for engineering, supervision to refurbish 2.65-MW Drouet hydro project

05/19/2014

Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) has extended the deadline for 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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Panama seeks developers for hydro projects on Piedra, Chico, Santa Maria rivers

05/19/2014

Panama's public service authority invites applications for pre-qualification for a concession to develop hydropower plants on three rivers in Panama.

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Duke Energy watching Brazil as droughts continue to affect hydroelectric power

05/09/2014

United States-based Duke Energy is keeping a close eye on its Brazilian hydroelectric power assets in anticipation of potential energy rationing, CEO Lynn Good said earlier this week.

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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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