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Taqa pulls out of deal to buy Indian hydro plants
24 July, 2014
The United Arab Emirates-based Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. (Taqa)...
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IFC and Australian Govt in hydro boost for Lao PDR
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Australian government have approved a $5.4 million grant to encourage sustainable hydropower in Lao PDR and safeguard river health, a...

IHA launches new look website
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has this week launched a new-look website at

Hochtief to build Austrian hydro tunnel
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Hochtief has won a EUR 132 million contract to build a 22.6km long tunnel for a new hydropower project in Austria.

Green Highland Renewable buys second hydro site from SSE
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Green Highland Renewables has announced it has acquired the site for a 2MW scheme on land owned and managed by Forestry Commission Scotland at Allt Coire Chaorach in Glen Dochart,...

Armstrong invests in Indonesian hydro market
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Armstrong Asset Management is to help fund the construction of mini hydropower schemes totalling 50MW in Indonesia.

Hydro powering Blenheim Palace estate
Monday, July 21, 2014 A new small hydropower scheme is in operation at the Blenheim Palace estate in the UK after being officially switched on by the Duke of Marlborough.

Royal HaskoningDHV developing mini hydro in Indonesia
Friday, July 18, 2014 Royal HaskoningDHV is developing four mini hydropower plants along the Merawu river in Central Java, Indonesia - the first phase in an agreement with energy investment company TIRASA...

San Vicente Dam raise complete
Friday, July 18, 2014 A project to raise the height of the San Vicente Dam, more than doubling storage capacity at the project’s reservoir, has been completed.

AECOM to acquire URS Corp
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 AECOM has announced it is to acquire URS Corporation in a deal valued at approximately US$6 billion in a bid to create an industry-leading engineering and construction company with...

Chile’s HidroAysen needs reformulating, says Enel CEO
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Plans for the 2750MW HidroAysen project in Chile’s Patagonia region need to be restructured or reformulated if the project is to go ahead, Enel CEO Francesco Starace told reporters...

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