Hydro Review Weekly | View online | October 26, 2010 | Forward to a Friend
HydroWorld Newsletter | October 26, 2010

Call for abstracts: HydroVision International 2011

The deadline to submit an abstract for HydroVision International 2011 in California is this Friday, Oct. 29. To submit an abstract for HydroVision International 2011, the year's largest gathering of hydropower professionals, click here.
Hydro Headlines
Canada flag
Multi-billion dollar Canada hydropower project plan halted
CALGARY, Canada -- TransCanada Corp and Atco Ltd halt plans to build a C5 billion (US4.85 billion) dam and hydro project on the Slave River in Alberta, Canada, after a local native group refuses to back the project.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
New Development
HydroWorld newscast
HydroWorld.com weekly newscast
The HydroWorld.com weekly newcast, featuring headline news from the global hydropower industry, sponsored by Hydro Consulting & Maintenance Services.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
RusHydro
RusHydro Group acquires Moscow-based Hydroproject research center
MOSCOW, Russia -- RusHydro Group purchases 100 percent of the shares of JSC Designing, Surveying and Research Institute 'Hydroproject' from the ESN Group. Hydroproject is the Russian leader in designing hydropower and general purpose hydro facilities. For more information, click here.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
Handshake image
China Hydroelectric, China Guangdong Nuclear Energy Development Company to co-develop Wuyue pumped-storage hydro project
BEIJING, China -- China Hydroelectric Corp. signs a framework agreement with China Guangdong Nuclear Energy Development Co. for the equity transfer of a controlling interest of the Wuyue Pumped-Storage Power Generation Co. Ltd.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
Argentina flag
Government approves Chihuido I hydro plant in Argentina
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina's federal government signs a contract with authorities in Neuquen province, giving the go-ahead for the 640-MW Chihuido I hydropower plant. For more information, click here.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
Technology & Equipment
Cavico completes construction at Dong Nai 3 hydropower plant
HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam-based infrastructure development company Cavico Corp. announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Cavico Hydropower, has successfully completed all construction activities at the Dong Nai 3 hydropower plant.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
Control cabinet
Upgrading controls reduces unit downtime
To reduce time needed to troubleshoot operational problems and to get units back on line quickly at seven of its eight hydro plants, Sacramento Municipal Utility District is converting to programmable logic controllers from hard-wired, relay-based logics.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
In Focus
U.S. awards ABB exciter replacement contract for Libby Dam hydro project
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Corps of Engineers awards ABB Inc. a US2.4 million contract for replacement of five excitation systems at 525-MW Libby Dam on the Kootenai River in Montana. For more information, click here.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
Tech Briefs: Techniques minimize effects of blasting on structures, fish
Using a combination of rock work pads and bubble curtains helps Columbia Power minimize effects on both existing structures and fish during construction of the 120-MW Brilliant Expansion project.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
HydroWorld logo
HydroWorld.com on Twitter and Facebook !
HydroWorld.com is now on Twitter and Facebook. Receive daily news from HydroWorld.com via social media. Follow HydroWorld.com on Twitter under the username @HydroWorld and "Like" us on Facebook to receive the latest hydro industry news and information.
To follow HydroWorld.com on Twitter, click here.
Read More
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter





HYDROWORLD SPONSORED EVENTS
Renewable Energy World
Power-Gen International
Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo Asia
Singapore
November 2-4, 2010
Click Here for Details
POWER-GEN International
Orlando, Fla.
December 14-16, 2010
Click Here for Details
REW North America
NHA logo
Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America
Tampa, Florida, USA
March 8-10, 2011
Click Here for Details
National Hydropower Association Annual Conference
Washington, D.C., USA
April 4-6, 2011
Click Here for Details
Share: Facebook Linkedin Twitter
HydroWorld Weekly

Brought to you by

HydroWorld

Subscription Information
HydroWorld invites you to forward this newsletter to colleagues or associates who might be interested in our weekly news summaries.

If you are a current subscriber, you can unsubscribe from this newsletter by clicking this link: %%unsubscribelink%%

You may also contact us to by clicking here or you can write to us at:
PennWell Corporation
c/o E-mail Unsubscribe
1421 South Sheridan Road
Tulsa, OK 74112
USA

If you do not subscribe to this newsletter and would like to receive it, please visit: http://www.hydroworld.com/index/subscribe.html
 
© 2010 PennWell Corporation. All Rights Reserved.