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Mexican government provides update on Santa María dam and hydro project

The Mexican government provided updates on several major infrastructure projects, providing the first new details on the Santa María dam and hydro project in several months, according to BNamericas. The US$1.02 billion project on the...
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Scottish government green lights 450-MW Red John pumped storage hydro at Loch Ness

ILI Group reports that the Scottish Government approved proposals for the 450-MW Red John pumped storage hydro scheme on the shores of Loch Ness. The project was subject to a Public Local Inquiry last year,...
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HYDROVISION speaker spotlight: Kelly Speakes-Backman, U.S. Department of Energy

Kelly Speakes-Backman, acting assistant secretary and principal deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, is speaking in the opening keynote session at HYDROVISION...

Action plan developed for U.S. Hydropower Memorandum of Understanding 2020

An action plan has been developed to provide the framework for collaboration to advance the Hydropower Memorandum of Understanding 2020 that was signed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and...
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Moul named chief operating officer of Tennessee Valley Authority

The Tennessee Valley Authority has named Don Moul its newest executive vice president and chief operating officer, to assume his leadership position from Mike Skaggs, who announced plans to retire in January 2022. Moul will...
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IHA seeks input on San José Declaration on Sustainable Hydropower

The World Hydropower Congress in September 2021 will bring together industry, government, finance, civil society and local communities to shape the policies, practices and perception of hydropower. At the conclusion of the International Hydropower Association’s...
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Cheong named new CEO of Korea Electric Power Corp.

Cheong Seung-il, former vice-minister of trade, industry and energy, has been appointed the 21st president and chief executive officer of state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO). The appointment was approved at a temporary shareholders’...
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Covering the industry’s hottest topics at HYDROVISION International

What are the hot topics in the global hydropower industry right now? You might name issues like climate change, energy storage, cybersecurity, integration of intermittent renewables, and COVID-19. And, as we do every year, HYDROVISION International...

Perpetuus Tidal Energy, Orbital Marine sign tidal energy agreement

Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) has signed an agreement with Orbital Marine Power Ltd., developers of the Orbital O2 tidal turbine, to bring the Isle of Wight a step closer to producing tidal energy. PTEC...
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Brazil’s Aneel approves two new power generation tenders, including hydro

Brazil’s power regulator Aneel has approved the A-3 and A-4 energy auctions, scheduled to be held June 25. The start dates of power supply from the undertakings contracted in the A-3 and A-4 tenders...