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Alstom’s tidal stream turbine achieves first GW
19 December, 2014
Alstom has reached a milestone for its 1MW tidal stream turbine installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off the Orkney Islands, Scotland, announcing that it has produced 1GWh for the grid.

Historic dam failure highlights emergency planning needs
18 December, 2014
The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) in the US has highlighted the need for emergency planning during all phases of dam construction and operation as the 50th anniversary of a dam failure approaches.

Alstom to renovate French hydro plants
18 December, 2014
EDF has awarded Alstom two contracts to renovate the speed and voltage systems in hydroelectric power plants in France.

BHEL commissions Rwandan hydro plant
18 December, 2014
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has announced the successful commissioning of the 28MW Nyaborongo hydroelectric project in Rwanda, the Indian firm’s first involvement in hydropower in the country.

IHA shortlisted for Associations Excellence Awards
18 December, 2014
The International Hydropower Associations has made the shortlist in three categories of the Associations Excellence Awards 2015 - Overall Best International Association, Best Association Website, and Best Training Initiative for IHA Sustainability Partnerships.

EDF takes majority stake in Sinop dam, Brazil
17 December, 2014
EDF has acquired a 51% stake in Sinop Energy Company, the company responsible for constructing and operating the 400MW Sinop hydroelectric dam in Brazil.

Meridian Energy bins Burdekin project
17 December, 2014
Meridian Energy Australia has said it will not proceed with development of the Burdekin hydropower project in Northern Queensland, blaming ‘destabilising revisions’ to Australian energy policy sought by the Federal Government.

BC govt approves Site C project
17 December, 2014
The British Columbia government has approved construction of BC Hydro’s 1100MW Site C Dam project, with work expected to start in Summer 2015.

Jacobs Associates and McMillen LLC merge
16 December, 2014
San Francisco–based engineering and consulting firm Jacobs Associates and Boise-based engineering and construction firm McMillen LLC have merged, to form McMillen Jacobs Associates, Inc.

European hydro plants can be more cost effective, says Pöyry study
15 December, 2014
Approximately 30% of Europe’s hydro power plants can cut costs by five to ten percent on average, a new study from Pöyry Management Consulting experts suggests.

Tunnel collapse at Coca Coda Sinclair kills 13
15 December, 2014
A tunnel collapse at the Coca Coda Sinclair hydroelectric project in Ecuador's Amazonian region has killed 13 workers and injured a further 12.

Pilot tidal farm to be built at Alderney Race, France
11 December, 2014
GDF Suez is to build a 5.6MW tidal project featuring four turbines in the Alderney Race in France’s Manche region.

NHA and OREC form Marine Energy Council
11 December, 2014
The National Hydropower Association (NHA) in the US and the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) have joined forces to create the Marine Energy Council in a move that will see the NHA provide a unified voice as the national trade association for the full spectrum of water power technologies.

Flow Science in consultancy agreement with Minerva Dynamics
11 December, 2014
Flow Science Inc. has signed a new consultancy agreement with Minerva Dynamics to provide computational fluid dynamics (CFD) services in the maritime, hydraulic engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Emerson expands cybersecurity services
11 December, 2014
Emerson Process Management has announced it ahs developed a comprehensive portfolio of cybersecurity services designed to help its Ovation control system customers in the power industry secure their cyber assets and meet compliance regulations.

First-of-its-kind seismic study released by BC Hydro
09 December, 2014
BC Hydro is increasing investments and safety measures following the release of a seismic study that pinpoints the hazards to its facilities in the event of a major earthquake.

Toshiba unveils merger plans
08 December, 2014
Toshiba Corporations's hydropower business in the US is to become part of a new company formed out of the merger of three of the firm's power systems businesses in the country.

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08 December, 2014
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Yanqi Lake complex to stage World Hydropower Congress
08 December, 2014
The 2015 World Hydropower Congress is to be held at the iconic new Yanqi Lake complex in Beijing’s Huairou District, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has confirmed.

SN Power downscales Vietnam operations
04 December, 2014
SN Power has closed its office in Vietnam, with company CEO Torger Lien stating that it had not been able to identify suitable investments in the country within the current regulatory environment.

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