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Peru seeks hydropower studies in seven river basins

07/30/2014

The government of Peru invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop hydropower project portfolios for seven river basins in Peru.

BNDES credit line includes hydropower plant maintenance

07/30/2014

Brazil's Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES) has approved a US$143 million credit line to energy firm Tractebel.

Oh How Far We've Come!

07/21/2014

As HydroVision International, the world's largest hydropower event, celebrates 20 years, we take a look back to see how far it's come and learn some of the factors that have contributed to its success.

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.

Confirmed Keynote!

07/07/2014


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