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Voith, Alstom manufacturing Latin America's largest rotors for Teles Pires hydroelectric project

05/23/2013

Manufacturers Alstom and Voith have begun producing a hydropower rotor for Brazil's 1,850-MW Teles Pires hydroelectric project which, the companies said, will be Latin America's largest rotor when complete.

Uruguay's UTE considering new 70 MW run-of-river project

05/20/2013

State-owned power company Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Electricas (UTE) has announced its plan to develop a 70 MW hydroelectric project on Uruguay's Rio Negro, sources report.

Hydroelectric project developers receive extension from Panama utility regulator

05/16/2013

The Panama Hydroelectrical Development Company has received an extension from utilities regulator Autoridad Nacional de los Servicios Publicos (Asep) to complete work on the 28-MW Santa Maria hydroelectric project.

SN Power eyes hydro development in Latin America, Asia

05/10/2013

Recent transactions by SN Power will better allow it to focus on hydroelectric power development, the Oslo-based company said.

Peru again seeks studies for new development of small hydro projects

05/07/2013

Peru's energy and mines ministry has issued another in a series of calls for expressions of interest from consultants for studies of new development of small hydro projects in Peru.

Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower project on hold again

05/06/2013

Work at the controversial Belo Monte hydropower plants has been delayed once more as representatives from a number of indigenous groups have occupied one of the project's three construction sites.

Mexico approves revised hydropower project regulatory policies

05/03/2013

Mexico's congress has changed its renewable energy and energy transition law to include larger hydroelectric projects in the country's definition of "renewable", provided they satisfy a certain criteria.

Nicaragua seeks consultants to advance 15 small hydro projects

05/01/2013

The government of Nicaragua invites expressions of interest from consultants to help select 15 small hydro sites of 100 kW to 1 MW and develop pre-feasibility studies for the projects.


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