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Kyrgyz Republic suffers weak hydrology, gets funding boost
23 December, 2008
The energy sector of the Kyrgyz Republic is continuing to suffer poor hydrology and knock-on impacts, which have brought financial help from multilateral agencies, but in bilateral talks its Government has agreed with Iran to expand co-operation in dam construction.

Avista progress on relicensing Spokane River plants
23 December, 2008
A deal between Avista and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe has taken forward the US utility's relicensing efforts for its plants on the Spokane River, which runs through Washington and Idaho states.

Water development pledge for Africa - UN FAO
23 December, 2008
A pledge to push water development in Africa to boost irrigation and energy has been issued by governments at a conference on tackling climate change, said the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Statkraft teams with EVN for Albania venture
23 December, 2008
EVN has entered into a joint venture with Statkraft to develop a hydro power scheme on the Devoll River in Albania.

Alcoa, Hydro-Quebec in power agreement deal
23 December, 2008
Aluminium producer Alcoa has struck a new power supply agreement with Hydro-Quebec through to 2040

Jirau contract for Alstom, Voith and Andritz
23 December, 2008
A consortium led by Alstom Hydro, and including Voith Siemens and Andritz VaA Tech Hydro, has been awarded a major equipment supply contract for a share of the 3300MW Jirau project under construction in the state of Rondonia, Brazil.

Stucky in hydro pact with Doheny for Georgia projects
23 December, 2008
Stucky has entered into a strategic hydro development pact with US firm Doheny Global Group for projects to be built in Georgia, central Asia.

NU, NStar seek connector to import Quebec hydro
23 December, 2008
An application has been made to the US Federal Energy Reglatory Commission (FERC) by Northeast Utilities (NU) and NStar to build a transmission link that will enable them to import hydroelectric power from Quebec.

SSE generates first power at Glendoe
23 December, 2008
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has generated first power over 24 hours in commissioning work at the 100MW Glendoe plant in Scotland - the biggest conventional hydro power project in the UK for half a century.

Andritz wins orders in Lao PDR, Cameroon
17 December, 2008
Andritz VA Tech Hydro has won orders to manufacture and supply hydro power equipment for projects in Lao PDR and Cameroon.

Namibia Power moves on Orange River, studies Baynes
17 December, 2008
Namibia Power is finalising a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mini-hydro development on the Orange River and has launched studies for the development of the Baynes hydroelectric power project.

FERC approves first hydrokinetic plant at existing hydro facility
17 December, 2008
The first hydrokinetic plant to be attached to an existing hydro power facility has won approval from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Giving the green light for BC small hydro
16 December, 2008
Independent power producers are taking up the challenge to develop British Columbia’s plentiful supplies of small hydro. Suzanne Pritchard reports

Diversion works
16 December, 2008
César Alvarado-Ancieta presents information on the river diversion works being carried out during construction of the Imboulou and Bujagali hydro power projects in Africa

Powering up for fish passage
16 December, 2008
A new fish collection facility is currently under construction at the Pelton Round Butte project in the US. Scot Lawrence and Chad Croft give more details

New Grampus research announced
16 December, 2008
Offshore Wave Energy (OWEL), in association with IT Power Ltd, has announced the start of new research that will focus on optimizing the performance and investigate the structural loading and mooring requirements of the Grampus wave energy converter.

Behind the gate
10 December, 2008
IWP&DC presents a roundup of developments in water control gate technology

Dealing with droughts
10 December, 2008
Hydro Tasmania has notched up almost a century’s experience within the hydro power industry. However, it is only within the past two years that the Australian utility has had to face its worst drought events. IWP&DC spoke with David Marshall, manager of energy resources, to discover how hydro resources are faring

How to make hydro acceptable
10 December, 2008
Carefully established principles to help gain public acceptance for hydro projects have been put into practice in New Zealand

Telling hydro's tale
10 December, 2008
A book which traces the development of hydro power in Tasmania has become a best-selling title in Australia. By sharing their work and family experiences of the hydro industry, past and present employees of Hydro Tasmania have made this unique book an astonishing success

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