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    Executives at Brazilain hydroelectric power operators Cemig, CESP resign

    04/17/2014

    Two high-ranking board members from Brazilian utilities Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) and Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo (CESP) have resigned, according to separate announcements from both companies.

    AES awards contract for underground work at Alto Maipo hydroelectric plant

    04/17/2014

    A group comprised of Norway's Multiconsult, Skava of Chile and Amberg of Switzerland has been awarded a contract to provide owners engineer services for underground works at the 531-MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile.

    Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydroelectric power service

    04/16/2014

    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

    04/04/2014

    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

    04/03/2014

    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

    04/03/2014

    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

    03/27/2014

    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

    03/27/2014

    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.


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