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HydroWorld Newsletter | November 3, 2009

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Treasury awards
U.S. Treasury awards US2.2 billion in bonds to renewable energy developers
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Companies with plans to build several hydro projects in the U.S. will receive millions in Clean Renewable Energy Bonds under a federal program to promote development of renewable energy projects. For more details, go to the Regulation & Policy page at www.hydroworld.com (look under Government & Policy).
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New Development
HydroVision International
Call for Papers deadline extended to Nov. 6
TULSA, Okla., U.S. -- The HydroVision International 2010 Call for Papers has been extended to Nov. 6. To submit your abstract online, go to www.hydroevent.com and click the big button on the home page.
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Hydro-Quebec
Hydro-Quebec agrees to buy NB Power for C4.75 billion
MONTREAL, Quebec -- State-owned Hydro-Quebec, the world’s largest producer of hydropower, will purchase most of the assets of New Brunswick Power in a C4.75 billion (US4.45 billion) deal that will lower rates for New Brunswick customers.
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Hydro turbine
Alstom wins contract for Swiss pumped-storage project
LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France -- French engineering company Alstom Hydro has been awarded a contract worth 178 million euros (US263 million) to supply four 250-MW variable-speed pump-turbine and motor-generator units for a pumped-storage project in eastern Switzerland.
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Eletrobras
Belo Monte to receive construction permit soon
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- A license to build the 11,200-MW Belo Monte project will be issued in November, Carlos Minc, Brazil’s Environment Minister, told the Estado newswire. For more details, go to the Hydro Project Activity Page at www.hydroworld.com (look under New Development).
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Technology & Equipment
AMP receives bonds for West Virginia project
WAVERLY, W.V. -- American Municipal Power will receive US20 million in Clean Renewable Energy bonds to build a 44-MW run-of-the-river hydroelectric plant at the Willow Island Locks and Dam on the Ohio River.
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PPL Montana begins upgrade of Rainbow plant
GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Construction of a new powerhouse is underway at the Rainbow hydroelectric plant on the Missouri River, about 6 miles northeast of here.
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Sarawak Energy receives financing for Murum project
SIBU, Malaysia -- Sarawak Energy receives RM450 million (US132.2 million) in credit to finance the construction of its 944-MW Murum hydroelectric project in Malaysia, the company announced.
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Generator monitor
Tools for Monitoring Generators
On-line monitoring of generator condition can help ensure the unit operates safely and can minimize maintenance outages.
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In Focus
Researchers develop fish passage technology
RICHLAND, Wash. -- Acoustic tags and numerical river models are two technologies developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to help improve salmon passage at the Columbia Basin’s hydroelectric projects. For more details, go to the Technology & Equipment page at www.hydroworld.com (look under Technology & Equipment News).
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Tech Briefs: Monitoring suspended solids during construction of Wuskwatim
A unique system of providing real-time measurements of total suspended solids (TSS) in lake and river water was developed at the construction site of the 200-MW Wuskwatim Generating Station.
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The U.S. Treasury awards millions in bonds to hydropower developers nationwide, and Hydro-Quebec opens a door to the lucrative U.S. power market in a deal to acquire New Brunswick Power. Learn more about these and other stories at www.hydroworld.com. Bookmark this site, check it on a regular basis, and stay informed throughout the day.
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