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Eagle Mountain pumped storage project gets FERC licence
01 August, 2014 | By Carrieann Stocks
The planned 1300MW Eagle Mountain pumped storage project in California,...
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Funding complete for Canadian small hydro scheme
Friday, August 01, 2014 by Carrieann Stocks The National Bank of Canada has provided funding of approximately $77 million for the 15MW Culliton Creek hydropower project in British Columbia, BluEarth Renewables Inc has announced.

Hydropower returns to historic UK estate
Thursday, July 31, 2014 The world’s first house to be lit by hydroelectricity is once again being powered by water thanks to the installation of an Archimedes screw at Cragside Estate in England, UK.

TBM breaks through at Turkish hydro project
Thursday, July 31, 2014 A Robbins Double Shield TBM has achieved breakthrough at Turkey’s Kargi Kızılırmak hydroelectric project after overcoming multiple challenges at the site.

Pöyry to study Turkish hydropower schemes
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Pöyry is to study the feasibility of four new hydroelectric plants in Turkey with a total capacity of around 735MW.

SMUD gets new FERC licence for hydro project
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in the US has received a new 50-year licence from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to operate its 688MW Upper...

ATS awarded US$1 million DOE grant
Monday, July 28, 2014 Amjet Turbine Systems, LLC (ATS) has been awarded a $1 million grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to support manufacturing efforts for the Amjet ATS-63 low-head...

Reliance Power to buy Jaiprakash Power’s hydro portfolio
Monday, July 28, 2014 Indian firm Reliance Power has agreed to buy Jaiprakash Power Venture’s (JPVL) hydropower assets in a deal that would make it the largest provider of hydroelectric power in the...

Construction starts on John Hart project, Canada
Friday, July 25, 2014 Work on a $1B project to replace the John Hart generating station in British Columbia, Canada, has officially begun, utility BC hydro has announced.

Taqa pulls out of deal to buy Indian hydro plants
Thursday, July 24, 2014 The United Arab Emirates-based Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. (Taqa) has reportedly pulled out of a deal to buy two hydropower plants from India’s Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd.

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...

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