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Reaching for Turkey’s Hydropower Summit

Turkey continues to present opportunities for hydropower development
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U.S. seeks firms to supply unit circuit breakers for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to supply unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

Alstom supplies equipment for hydro projects in Canada, Bhutan

Electrical equipment manufacturer Alstom has received major contracts to supply a transmission link for Canada's 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydropower development and transformers for Bhutan's 720-MW Mangdechhu hydro project.

Forrest Kerr: A Profile of Canadian Hydropower Development

As one of three newly constructed AltaGas projects in the Pacific Northwest, the 195-MW Forrest Kerr hydropower project is set to be commissioned this summer. It is one of the largest single intake run-of-river projects in North America.
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Andritz buys hydro technology manufacturer AFI

Hydroelectric power equipment manufacturer AFI Hydro Inc. has been purchased by global supplier Andritz Hydro, forming a new company, Andritz Hydro AFI Inc.

Canadian News

The latest hydropower industry news from Canada from March 2014

HRW Briefings

Ghana's 399 MW Bui plant completed A ceremony that included Ghanaian president John Dramani Mahama marked the official commissioning of the country's 399 MW Bui project in mid-December. The US$800 million project was constructed by China's...

Muskrat Falls construction to create thousands of jobs

Canada's 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project could create an average of 1,500 jobs in more than 70 trades through each year of its construction, developer Nalcor Energy said.

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U.K. government rejects Severn Estuary tidal power proposal The United Kingdom recently rejected a proposal for a US$40 billion tidal project that would have been located in the Severn Estuary, according to a statement issued...

Boosting Hydro Capacity through Refurbishments

By David Appleyard A swathe of new refurbishment projects looks set to boost hydropower capacity worldwide and extend the life of existing assets.