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Brazil reverses approval of concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

09/18/2014

A day after a complaint by environmentalist lobbying groups, Brazil's mines and energy ministry revoked its approval of a concession auction to develop the 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil's Tapajos River.

Brazil sets concession auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydro project

09/17/2014

Brazil's mines and energy ministry has published guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil's Tapajos River.

Peru recommends mitigation for 195-MW Araza River hydro complex

09/16/2014

Peru's agency for energy environmental affairs has recommended environmental approval of the 195-MW, three-plant Araza River hydroelectric complex, subject to 15 conditions for environmental mitigation and monitoring.

Brazil seeks dam safety studies to rehabilitate 164 dams

09/12/2014

Brazil's Ministry of National Integration invites expressions of interest to perform dam safety studies for rehabilitation of 164 dams.

Latin lender funds Colombia's 19.9-MW El Molino, 19.9-MW San Matias hydro projects

09/12/2014

The Inter-American Investment Corp. (IIC) has approved a US$12 million loan for development, construction and operation of the 19.9-MW El Molino and 19.9-MW San Matias hydroelectric projects on Colombia's San Matias River.

Early bird registration rate still available for HydroVision Brasil

09/11/2014

Register by Friday, Sept. 12 for the HydroVision Brasil conference and exhibition in Sao Paulo to receive the early registration discount.

Endesa Chile names Voith to equip 150-MW Los Condores hydro project

09/09/2014

Utility Endesa Chile has awarded a contract to Voith Hydro to supply electro-mechanical equipment to the 150-MW Los Condores hydroelectric project being built on Laguna del Maule reservoir in Chile's Region VII.

Deadline for HydroVision Brasil 2014 Projects of the Year nominations ends September 10

09/04/2014

PennWell do Brasil, organizer of Power Brasil Events, is still accepting Projects of the Year submissions for HydroVision Brasil, POWER-GEN Brasil and Distribu-TECH Brasil.


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