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    Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydroelectric power service


    Global manufacturer Alstom has announced the creation of a new Hydro Training Center at its facility in Taubate, Brazil.

    Hydroelectric power continues to play important role in Latin American energy mix, WEC says


    A recent report from the World Energy Council emphasizes hydroelectric power's role in helping Latin America and the Caribbean meet an increasing demand for energy.

    Endesa Chile increases funding of 150-MW Los Condores hydropower plant


    Endesa Chile has announced a US$661.5 million loan to build its new 150-MW Los Condores hydropower plant, the power generator announced earlier this week.

    Explosion kills four at Ecuador's 487.8-MW Sopladora hydropower project


    Four Chinese explosives experts were killed yesterday while working on an underground extension of Ecuador's 487.8-MW Sopladora hydropower project, local sources have reported.

    Jamaica commissions Maggotty small hydropower addition


    Jamaica Public Service Co. (JPS) officially commissioned its new 7.2-MW Maggotty small hydropower project during a ceremony in St. Elizabeth parish yesterday.

    Colombia utility seeks water quality modeling for 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project


    Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop water quality models for the proposed reservoir and downstream of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

    Marine Hydrokinetics


    News related to the worldwide marine hydrokinetics industry from March-April 2014

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    The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from March-April 2014

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