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Brazil government approves 350MW hydropower venture

The Brazilian Government has approved a 350MW joint hydropower plant project to be built in Parana state. The Administrate Council of Economic Defence (ACED) has agreed for Brazilian energy firms Neoenergia and Copel to construct the $710m plant on the BRIC country’s Iguacu River.

French hydro firm commissions world’s most powerful hydroelectric units in China

A French hydro firm has commissioned the world's most powerful hydroelectric units at Xiangjiaba hydro power plant in China. All four hydro units, manufactured by French firm Alstom, for China's Xiangjiaba underground hydro power plant have now successfully entered commercial operation.

France and Russia hydro firms in deal to upgrade BRIC country hydro power plants

Hydro firms in France and Russia are working together to upgrade hydro power plants in the south of the BRIC country.

France firm adds 110MW to India hydro projects in east district

A France firm has added 110MW of hydro technology to a project in an India district where three other hydro power plants are being developed.

Cost cutting China hydroelectric power project wins US innovation award

A hydroelectric power project in China has won a US innovation award for cutting costs in plant design and construction.

China hydro power subsidiary in 240MW hydroelectric tech deal

A China hydro subsidiary has been selected to supply turbine technology totalling 80MW for a hydro power plant bordering the BRIC country.

Chinese Uni to test tidal power turbine for EU marine energy initiative

A Chinese university has announced it plans to test a tidal power turbine as part of a marine energy initiative headed in the EU.

Government gives consent to build world’s largest wave power array in Scotland

Plans to build the world's largest wave energy array in Scotland are underway after the government gave full content to the development team.

US pumping tech selected for first-a-kind 1000MW hydropower plant in India

A leading US firm has been selected to supply its pumping technology for a 1000MW "first-of-a-kind" hydropower plant in India.

Asian bank in investment to build 100MW hydropower plant in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is investing USD 30m to support the construction of a 100MW hydropower plant in India.


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