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Turbine components sought for Peru's 210-MW Restitucion hydro project

07/02/2015

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to supply mechanical components for hydropower turbines of the 210-MW Restitucion hydroelectric project in Peru.

Cemig has operating right for 242-MW Jaguara hydropower plant revoked

06/26/2015

The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled this week that utility company Cemig has no right to renew its contract to continue operating the 424-MW Jaguara hydropower plant.

DCNS, Chilean government sign joint statement for marine and hydrokinetic research

06/12/2015

An agreement signed by Chilean and French officials in Paris this week will help Chile develop its Marine Energy Research and Innovation Center (MERIC).

Thrust bearing system sought for Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydro project

06/11/2015

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to supply an improved thrust bearing system for turbine-generator groups of Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydroelectric project.

Argentine government provides financing for 443-MW Los Blanco hydropower complex

06/04/2015

Argentina's federal government has announced it will provide US964 million in financing for the construction of the country's 443-MW Los Blancos hydropower complex, according to state news service Telam.

Fly on the wall

06/04/2015

I started writing this blog while I was sitting in on one of my favorite meetings of the year: The steering committee meeting to plan the panel presentation sessions to be presented during HydroVision International 2016.

Jamaica seeks studies, design to rehabilitate Hermitage Dam

06/03/2015

Jamaica's National Water Commission invites expressions of interest from consultants to prepare studies, final designs and bidding documents for the rehabilitation of Hermitage Dam in Jamaica. 

Three killed at Belo Monte hydropower plant worksite

06/03/2015

Three workers were killed and several others sustained injuries when a cement silo collapsed at the Belo Monte hydropower plant's construction site in Brazil.

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