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Hydroelectric power industry members urged to support hydro in POWER-GEN Projects of the Year voting

09/13/2013

Two hydropower plants are in the running for Projects of the Year honors which will be announced later this year during the POWER-GEN International conference and exhibition.

Hydraulic engineering sought for dams, water resources projects in U.S. Northwest

09/12/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest in providing hydrology and hydraulic engineering services for dams and other water resources projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Flooding causing dam safety concerns in Colorado

09/12/2013

Heavy rains have caused flash flooding in areas surrounding Denver, causing problems at several dams located in the Big Elk Meadows area.

U.S. seeks firms to repair radial gates at 13.5-MW Nimbus Dam

09/12/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to repair radial gates and perform other refurbishment at 13.5-MW Nimbus Dam on California's American River.

Refurbishments continue at Wyoming's 38-MW Glendo hydropower plant

09/10/2013

Ceres Environmental Services Inc. has won a US$10.9 million contract from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to refurbish dikes at the 38-MW Glendo hydropower plant in Wyoming.

Reclamation awards contract for Grand Coulee Dam concrete work, rehabilitations

09/10/2013

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a US$886,654 contract to Abriss Corp., Inc. to construct a transformer containment basin for the Third Power Plant at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee Dam.

BC Hydro to seek cooling water piping for 180-MW Bridge River 1

09/09/2013

Canadian utility BC Hydro invites expressions of interest in replacing cooling water piping for four generating units of the 180-MW Bridge River 1 hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

Saab adds to underwater work ROV capabilities with Hydro-Lek acquisition

09/09/2013

Hydro technology manufacturer Saab Seaeye has acquired United Kingdom-based Hydro-Lek Limited in an effort to strengthen the company's product portfolio of remotely operated, autonomous and hybrid underwater vehicles

U.S. seeks firms for operation, maintenance of new spillway at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam

09/05/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform operation and maintenance of a new auxiliary spillway being constructed at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam on California's American River.

Afghans seek study, training consultants for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project

09/05/2013

Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites expressions of interest from consultants to help hire feasibility study and training contractors for rehabilitation of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project on Kabul River.

Another bid date extension issued by U.S. for cutoff wall at East Branch Dam

09/04/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continued to extend the bidding deadline for dam safety work to construct a deep cutoff wall at East Branch Dam on the East Branch Clarion River in Pennsylvania.

Developer receives approval for 49.4-MW Glyn Rhonwy pumped-storage project

09/03/2013

The Gwynedd Council has granted the Quarry Battery Company (QBC) planning permission to develop a 49.4-MW pumped-storage hydroelectric plant on the site of the former Glyn Rhonwy slate mine in Wales.

ERC approves SNAP-Benguet's 125.8-MW Binga hydropower project upgrades

09/03/2013

The Philippines' Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has granted a certificate of compliance to SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet for the operation of all four turbine units at the 125.8-MW Binga hydropower plant.

HRW Briefings

09/01/2013

A System to Optimize Plant Production

09/01/2013

By Marcelo Marcel Cordova, Fernando Antonio Camargo Ribas, Vitor Luiz de Matos and Fabio Renato Martins
A new method is being tested at the Ita plant in Brazil to provide long-term production optimization of hydropower plants, using setpoints provided by the independent system operator.

Small Hydro

09/01/2013

Pakistan renews solicitation for EPC construction of 300-kW Winder Dam

08/29/2013

 

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for civil construction and steel work of 300-kW Winder Dam on an engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) basis.

Pakistan seeks management consultant for construction of 150-kW Ghabir Dam

08/27/2013

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites expressions of interest for management consultant services for the construction of 150-kW Ghabir Dam on Pakistan's Ghabir River.

Transitions

08/27/2013

Mundon joins wave developer Oscilla Power

Dam Safety & Security

08/27/2013

Isabella Dam undamaged after earthquake


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