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World Bank to finance hydro development in Burundi
24 April, 2014 | By Carrieann Stocks
The World Bank has approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of...
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Hydro scheme switched on in Snowdonia
Thursday, April 24, 2014 A new hydro scheme began operating in Snowdonia, Wales, this week, helping to fund conservation work for The National...

SNAP's Ambuklao hydro plant passes environment audit
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 SN Aboitiz Power's (SNAP) 105MW Ambuklao Hydroelectric plant in the Philippines has passed the certification audit for Environmental Management System (EMS) conducted by TUV...

New control system operational at Grand Coulee dam
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by Carrie Ann Stocks A new power control system at North America's largest power plant - the 6.8GW Grand Coulee dam - is now operational using RTI Connext(TM)...

'No dam' design for US utility's hydropower project
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1 in the US says it has developed a highly innovative plan for a proposed hydropower project southeast of Index that requires no dam, weir...

IDB approves loan for rural electrification program in Panama
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to Panama for a program that could see small hydropower projects provide electricity to rural...

Early results show fish ladder modifications effective at Wanapum dam
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Initial results reveal that modifications to Wanapum and Rock Island dam’s fish ladders following the discovery of a fracture in the Wanapum Dam structure are allowing safe passage...

Contract awarded for Alto Maipo project, Chile
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Multiconsult, in cooperation with Skava of Chile and Amberg of Switzerland, have been awarded a contract by AES-owned Alto Maipo Spa to provide owners engineer services for...

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to generate electricity by 2015
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will start generating electricity in 18 months time with two of its sixteen turbines generating 375MW each, the Ethiopian Embassy in London...

Alstom to launch Hydro Service training Center at Taubaté Unit, Brazil
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Alstom has announced plans to launch its first hydro service training center totally dedicated to customers and partners at its Taubaté unit in São Paulo,...

NYPA kicks off relicensing process for Blenheim-Gilboa project
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has taken the first official step to obtain a new operating license for its Blenheim-Gilboa pumped storage project by filing the required...

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