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05/01/2014
Volume 33, Issue 4
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  • Cover Story

    • Identifying a Guide Bearing Rub Using Vibration Analysis

      When commissioning a hydro unit, proper use of vibration monitoring can help identify problems such as a rub on the guide bearings. Catching issues early can allow the problem to be fixed quickly, preventing units from operating inefficiently and limiting unplanned outages.

  • Articles

    • Testing to Improve Fish Passage through the Ice Harbor Turbines

      Substantial efforts are under way at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 603-MW Ice Harbor hydropower project in Washington State to improve survival of juvenile salmon and steelhead passing through the turbines.

    • Evaluating the Hydropower Benefits of Raising a Dam

      Faced with level restrictions in the reservoir, the El Dorado Irrigation District commissioned a study of its El Dorado Forebay Dam to gain back lost generation from the 20-MW powerhouse. Results indicated a 10-foot raise could increase average annual revenue by 5.7% and emergency water supply by 18 times.

    • Replacing an Aged Woodstave Penstock

      The 40-plus-year-old penstock supplying water to the 29-MW Rocky River pumped-storage plant was replaced with a smaller-diameter pipe that actually increases water flow to the plant, boosting power generation.

  • Departments

    • Perspectives: All In for Hydropower

      I've observed and reported on numerous notable events in the hydropower industry over the past 24 years. Sometimes I catch myself wondering: "Have I seen it all?"

    • Hydro Currents

      The top hydroelectric power news for May 2014

    • Tech Briefs

      Collection of articles related to hydropower technology from May 2014

    • Industry News

      News on hydroelectric power, pumped storage and more for May 2014

    • Canadian News

      The latest hydropower industry news from Canada from May 2014

    • Marine Hydrokinetics

      News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for May 2014

    • R&D Forum

      Research reports and study findings related to hydropower from May 2014

    • Dam Safety & Security

      Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures for May 2014

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