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Brazil hoping El Nino bolsters hydroelectric power reservoir levels

07/16/2014

The impending El Nino weather patterns will help allay Brazil's shortage of water for hydroelectric power production, government officials said this past week.

Brazilian court rejects request for Belo Monte hydropower plant suspension

07/15/2014

A federal Brazilian court has rejected a request from a public prosecutor that would have suspended work on the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant.

Aneel clears turbine unit for commercial operation at Brazil's 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower project

07/11/2014

Brazil's Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletricqa (Aneel) has approved the commercial operation of a new turbine unit at the 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower project.

Venezuela seeks inspection of equipment to upgrade six units of 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

07/08/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites 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.

Projects Of The Year Awards

07/07/2014

What is PennWell do Brasil?

07/07/2014

Confirmed Keynote!

07/07/2014

Brazil’s Bright Energy Future

07/07/2014

If you drove to HydroVision 94 in Phoenix, Ariz., you might have filled your car with gasoline that cost an average of $1.10 per gallon.


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