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3 Reasons to Study With OHIO

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Today’s Features

South Africa Cabinet advances treaty to develop 40,000-MW Grand Inga hydropower complex
PRETORIA, South Africa — South Africa’s Cabinet has advanced to Parliament a treaty for joint development of the 40,000-MW Grand Inga hydroelectric complex with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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Final blast removes last hydro project on Washington’s Elwha River
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — A final explosion Aug. 26 removed the remains of 12-MW Glines Canyon Dam, fully opening the Elwha River to salmon passage in Washington’s Olympic National Park.
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Ibama approves permit for Brazil’s 700-MW Sao Manoel hydropower plant
BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s Institute of the Environment and Natural Resources, Ibama, has approved an installation permit for the 700-MW Sao Manoel hydropower plant, according to the country’s state news agency.
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More Featured News
Porse takes new position with Mavel Americas
Belgium region names Siemens for waterways, hydro system management

Hydro Talk

This week, Hydro Group managing editor Elizabeth Ingram takes a look at what makes hydroelectric power projects unique.
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New Development

Keeyask

Manitoba Hydro authorizes site work at 695-MW Keeyask hydropower project
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada — Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has authorized modular builder Britco to commence the second phase of construction camp work at the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project in Manitoba.
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Asian bank funds 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydro project in Laos
VIENTIANE, Laos — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide assistance totaling US$217 million to support construction of the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydroelectric project on the Nam Ngiep River in Laos.
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U.S. consultant to help boost hydro investment in Georgia republic
TBILISI, Georgia — Deloitte Consulting LLP of the United States has received a contract to help implement laws and regulations in the republic of Georgia governing water resources, facilitating investment in hydropower development and promoting energy trading between Georgia and neighboring countries.
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Featured Hydro Job of the Week

Hydro Plant Support Engineer
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 Hydro Event Spotlight

HydroVision International 2015 announces call for abstracts, panelists
PORTLAND, Ore. — HydroVision International is now accepting abstract submissions for the Technical Papers track of the 2015 conference program, Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines Managing Editor Elizabeth Ingram announces. In addition, for the second year, the organizers have issued a call for panelists for the Panel Presentation track.
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Technology and Equipment

TSB, OERA announce funding for tidal energy technology development
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Canada — The U.K. Technology Strategy Board and Nova Scotia’s Offshore Energy Research Association have announced their plan to jointly invest about US$1.25 million to accelerate tidal energy development.
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ABB to supply electrical equipment to India’s 96-MW Dikchu hydro project
GANGTOK, India — Power equipment supplier ABB has won a contract to supply electrical balance of plant to the 96-MW Dikchu hydroelectric project in India’s Sikkim State.
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U.S. awards Lower St. Anthony Falls Dam machinery, control, lighting rehab
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to BBA Construction LLC to replace central control station electrical equipment at its Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in Minneapolis.
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Product of the Week: Worthington Fish Guidance Systems
Worthington’s design engineers and fisheries biologists specialize in providing effective systems to guide fish away from intakes towards collects and bypass systems. The company’s fish guidance system barriers are installed with excellent results.
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In Focus

IRS clarifies beginning of construction to qualify for PTC
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice helping clarify what is the beginning of construction in order for a renewable energy project to qualify for production tax credits or investment tax credits.
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