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07/15/2014

The top hydroelectric power news for July 2014

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Norway operator seeks trash rake, transformers, switchgear for 30-MW Ramfoss hydro project

07/14/2014

Norwegian hydro operator Ramfoss Kraftlag invites applications for pre-qualification to supply a trash rake and transformers, switchgear and controls for the 30-MW Ramfoss hydroelectric project in Norway.

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BC Hydro seeks geotechnical drilling, field testing

07/11/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro invites applications for pre-qualification for specialized geotechnical drilling and field testing for a variety of the utility's projects and operations throughout British Columbia.

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French engineer seeks trash rake for 7.9-MW Chavaroche hydro project

07/11/2014

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply a replacement trash rake for the 7.9-MW Chavaroche hydroelectric project on France's Fier River.

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Now accepting abstracts for HydroVision Russia 2015

07/10/2014

The advisory board of HydroVision Russia is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference program.

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Canada utility seeks engineering to refurbish Salmon River Dam

07/09/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids for engineering design services to refurbish Salmon River Diversion Dam in British Columbia.

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DR Congo seeks dam safety, environmental-social monitoring of 4,800-MW Inga 3

07/09/2014

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve on expert panels on dam safety monitoring and environmental and social monitoring of the 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydroelectric project on the Congo River.

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ASDSO awards two scholarships for dam safety work

07/09/2014

The Association of State Dam Safety Officials has selected Jamie Bond and Emily Keck as the recipients of its 2014-15 Senior Undergraduate Scholarship.

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U.S. seeks firms to install gates at Montgomery Locks and Dam

07/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install replacement gates at the Corps' Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River near Beaver, Pa.

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Knight Piesold wins OPIC contract for Casecnan Dam safety assessment

07/07/2014

The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC) has awarded a US$14,900 contract to Knight Piesold to assess potential dam safety issues at the 150-MW Casecnan Dam in the Philippines.

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BC Hydro seeks stakeholder services for large projects

07/03/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to provide stakeholder engagement services when required for its large infrastructure projects in British Columbia.

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FWEE invites public to learn more about hydropower projects with geocaching

07/02/2014

The Foundation for Water & Energy Education is offering a new program to help encourage the public to learn about hydroelectric power projects within America's Pacific Northwest.

Big Efforts for Small Hydro at Choloma Project

07/01/2014

An innovative, collaborative effort combines six rivers, six intakes, one steel tank and a powerhouse to create the 9.7 MW Choloma hydroelectric project in Guatemala.

Rehabilitation of Turbines at the Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

07/01/2014

Turbine rehabilitation at the 112 MW Ohakuri Hydro Power Station in New Zealand was owner Mighty River Power's most complex program of works of any it had previously performed.

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U.S. seeks scour repair at three hydro projects on Arkansas' McClellan-Kerr system

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform scour damage repair at dams of three hydro projects on the Corps' McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

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Grant PUD updates status of Wanapum Dam repairs

06/26/2014

Contractors are working around the clock in preparation for final reinforcing repairs of a cracked Wanapum Dam spillway, operator Grant County Public Utilities District said.

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Sinohydro signs civil works contract for San Jose hydropower project

06/26/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation has signed a contract to carry out large-scale civil works associated with the construction of Bolivia's 124-MW San Jose hydropower project.

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HydroVision International technical tour registration deadline extended to July 2

06/26/2014

The deadline to register for each of HydroVision International 2014's three technical tours has been extended to Wednesday, July 2, but space is limited and filling quickly.

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U.S. seeks firms for dam safety geotechnical, drilling work

06/25/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Huntington District seeks information on firms able to perform dam safety geotechnical and drilling work at Corps facilities throughout the United States.

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HydroVision International: A cornucopia of events “under one roof”

06/25/2014

A stator winding maintenance workshop. A 5K fun run. Meetings of multiple organizations affiliated with the hydroelectric power industry. Research updates and findings. These and many more co-located events are being offered “under one roof” with HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville.

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