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Argentina seeks hydro inventory of Percy, Bermejo rivers, tributaries

08/14/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to study the hydropower potential of the Percy and Bermejo rivers and Bermejo tributaries in Argentina.

Dominican Republic utilities to optimize small hydro production

08/14/2014

Hydropower utility Empresa de Generacion Hidroelectrica Dominicana (EGEHID) and a sister transmission utility have agreed to cooperate to optimize production of small hydropower projects in the northern region of the Dominican Republic.

Latin bank helps fund Guatemala small hydropower program

08/12/2014

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has granted a US$669,000 partial credit guarantee to Financiera de Occidente S.A. (FIDOSA) to hedge financing for development of small hydropower generation in Guatemala.

HydroVision Brasil 2014 Projects of the Year nominations open

08/11/2014

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide are now accepting nominations for their "Projects of the Year" awards program, which will be awarded during the joint keynote session for HydroVision Brasil and the co-located POWER-GEN Brasil and DistribuTECH Brasil.

Puerto Rico utility seeks redevelopment of 1.1-MW Lago Loiza hydro project

08/07/2014

Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) seeks bids to redevelop the 1.1-MW Lago Loiza hydroelectric project, knocked out of service by hurricane flooding in 1989.

Venezuela extends call to inspect equipment to upgrade 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

08/05/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest to perform factory inspection of equipment required for modernization of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

Hydropower contributes 1.1 billion reais to Brazil governments

08/04/2014

Brazilian energy regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica (ANEEL) reports hydroelectric generators paid 1.1 billion reais (US$488 million) in the first half of 2014 in compensation to local, state and national governments for use of Brazil's water resources.

Paraguay seeks bids to construct 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project

08/04/2014

Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) seeks bids for civil and hydro-mechanical construction of the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project on Paraguay's border with Argentina and Brazil.


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