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Video ceremony to mark completion of 36.4-MW Red Rock Hydroelectric Project

Missouri River Energy Services says it will be celebrating the dedication of the 36.4-MW Red Rock Hydroelectric Project by hosting a premiere showing on Sept. 2. The premiere, which starts at 2 p.m. CDT, will be held via...

Work progresses on installation of 36.4-MW powerhouse at Red Rock Dam

Missouri River Energy Services reported it has reached a milestone in the installation of the 36.4-MW Red Rock Hydroelectric Project (RRHP) at Red Rock Dam, as construction workers successfully cored through the dam last week. Red Rock is...

Powering Red Rock Dam

When construction of the Red Rock Hydro Project is complete, the rushing waters of the Des Moines River will be harnessed to benefit a network of 61 municipalities.

Viewpoints from the Board Room: Mario Finis, Stantec

Mario Finis with Stantec discusses the company’s views on dams and hydropower globally

North American Market Brief

This annual feature provides status updates on hydroelectric sector activity in North America

Red Rock Hydro Project: Dam Smart

As work at the Red Rock Hydro Project rises about water level, crews tackle the most technical aspect of the four-year-long project: positioning the centerline of the massive draft tube forms both vertically and horizontally to within thousandths of an inch to ensure proper placement.

Developing 2,400+ MW of Hydro in North America

That’s right. As of October 1, 2,465.6 MW of hydropower were under development (or recently completed) in the U.S. and Canada, and this is NOT the total new development work ongoing. For development of just the 10 projects discussed below, more than $18 billion is being spent.

Voith Hydro celebrates strong 2014 supplying hydroelectric generating facilities worldwide

It has been an eventful year for Voith Hydro Inc., which supplies equipment to hydroelectric generating facilities worldwide and employs more than 700 people at its hydropower manufacturing facility in York, Pa.  

Construction begins on Iowa’s 36.4-MW Red Rock hydropower plant

The closure of the north tailwater area near Iowa's Red Rock Dam earlier signaled the beginning of construction on a 36.4 MW hydroelectric plant, Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) said earlier this week.

Contractor selected for Iowa’s 36.4-MW Red Rock hydroelectric project

Missouri River Energy Services' Board of Directors and Western Minnesota Power Agency have selected Ames Construction Inc. as general contractor for the 36.4-MW Red Rock hydroelectric project.