Meet the major supporters of HYDROVISION International 2021

HYDROVISION International can’t happen without the support of many people in the global hydroelectric power industry, and we want to acknowledge our strongest supporters for the 2021 event. Whether this support comes in monetary...

New IHA how-to guide covers resettlement during hydropower development

A new How-to Guide on Hydropower Resettlement, published by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), supports hydropower project developers to identify, manage and avoid risks associated while delivering a resettlement program. Resettlement during the development of...

AES increasing stake in Brazilian hydro, wind & solar

The AES Corp. will significantly up its stake in a Brazilian renewable energy co-venture, the U.S. power generation company announced Wednesday. Subsidiary AES Brasil will acquire an additional 18.5 percent interest in AES Tietê. Estimated price tag...
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Engie Brasil raises $50 million for investments into Jaguara and Miranda hydro plants

Brazilian utility Engie Brasil has announced a US$160 million public offering, with funds earmarked for investment into the Jaguara and Miranda hydropower plants.
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Representatives of nearly 50 countries attending HydroVision International 2018

With one in four speakers at HydroVision International coming from outside of the U.S. and 67% of all the exhibitors in 2017 doing business globally, HydroVision is truly an international event.

Call to action: Register by May 18 to save money on HydroVision International 2018

HydroVision International 2018 is a must-attend event for all those working in the hydroelectric and marine energy sectors, and those making plans to attend the conference and exhibition as full conference delegates are eligible for a special discount.

Brazil’s Cemig delays sale of Belo Monte shares

Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais will delay the planned sale of its shares in the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant until next year, per a plan outlined by the Brazilian power group this week.
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Brazil’s antitrust agency approves Kinross’ two hydro plant acquisition

Brazil's Administrative Council for Economic Defense has given its approval to mining company Kinross Brasil Mineracao for its US$257 million acquisition of two hydropower projects in Goais.
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Brazilian official signals end to country’s mega-dam boom

When work is completed at Brazil's massive Belo Monte hydroelectric plant, it will likely signal the end of an era, per statements made by an official from the South American country's Ministry of Mines and Energy earlier this week.
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GE awarded contracts to outfit two Brazilian small hydro plants

GE Renewable Energy has been awarded contracts by Atiaia Energia S.A. to equip a pair of hydropower plants in Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state.