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  1. Longkaikou hydropower station finalist in Be Inspired awards program

    The 1,800-MW Longkaikou hydropower station, on the Jinsha River in China , is a finalist in the Be Inspired awards program in the category Innovation in Power Generation. According to a press release from Bentley Systems Inc., these annual awards “honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world.” Bentley provides comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure. A total of 54 finalists were selected by 10 independent jury panels from more than 300 nominations. The finalists will present their innovative projects at the Year in Infrastructure 2016 conference in London Nov. 1-3. The winners will be announced during an evening gala Nov. 2. Construction on the Longkaikou hydropower station in Dali Prefecture, Yunnan Province, began in 2007 but construction was halted briefly in 2009. The powerhouse contains five 360-MW Francis turbine-generator units and the final unit was commissioned in 2013. The company named as finalist in association with this project is East China Design & Research Institute Co. Ltd. of China Power Construction Group Corporation. In 2015, the Keeyask Hydroelectric Generation Station in Manitoba, Canada, was named a finalist in two categories, Innovation in Megaprojects and Innovation in Power Generation.

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    Wed, 28 Sep 2016

  2. AfDB selected as lead financial adviser for US$4 billion Batoka Gorge hydropower project in Africa

    Zambia and Zimbabwe have appointed the African Development Bank (AfDB) as lead financial adviser for the construction of the 2,400-MW Batoka Gorge hydropower project, according to Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) Chief Executive Officer, Munyaradzi Munodawafa.  

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    Wed, 28 Sep 2016

  3. Indonesia to develop US$300 million 150-MW Pembangkin hydropower project

    Jakarta-based Soma Power Indonesia, announced today that it will begin developing the 150-MW Pembangkin hydropower plant on the Bongka River in Tojo Una-Una, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.  

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    Mon, 26 Sep 2016

  4. Funds received to build 4-MW Nahueve small hydropower project in Argentina

    A line of credit has been approved to finance 83% of the US$18 million investment required for the 4-MW Nahueve small hydropower project in Argentina, according to BNamericas.

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    Thu, 29 Sep 2016

  1. Dam construction complete at Iran's 450-MW Rudbar Lorestan hydropower plant

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    Wed, 28 Sep 2016

  2. Thailand's EGAT completes comprehensive dam monitoring installation

    The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and the National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre have completed their installation of automated monitoring systems on all of EGAT's dams and hydropower projects.

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    Tue, 27 Sep 2016

  3. Indian association’s power awards given to several hydropower companies

    The Independent Power Producers Association of India named NHPC Ltd. winner of its award for Best Hydro Power Generator, with a first runner up of SJVN Ltd. and second runner up JSW Energy Ltd.

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    Thu, 29 Sep 2016

  4. FERC renews operating license for Yadkin River hydropower facilities in N.C.

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an operating license that will allow four hydroelectric facilities in central North Carolina to continue producing electricity until 2055.  

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    Tue, 27 Sep 2016

  5. Book offers guidance for hydroelectric power engineers, O&M personnel

    PennWell Publishing is pleased to announce the availability of a book titled, Hydro Plant Electrical Systems, that provides a comprehensive guide for power equipment and control systems.

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    Thu, 29 Sep 2016

  6. Malaysia's 944-MW Murum hydroelectric plant officially complete

    A ceremony held earlier this week marked the official opening of the 944-MW Murum hydroelectric plant in Malaysia's Sarawak state.

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    Thu, 29 Sep 2016

  7. Alabama Power Seeking Bids to Build Renewable Projects

    Under the utility’s  request for proposals  (RFP), notice of intent to bid must be received by 6 p.m. CDT Oct. 14. The deadline to submit completed bids is 6 p.m. CDT Nov. 15.

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    Wed, 28 Sep 2016

  8. IFC launches hydropower drive in Myanmar

    The International Finance Corporation is working to boost to deployment of hydropower plants in Myanmar.

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    Thu, 8 Sep 2016

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