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    U.S. seeks firms to replace generator-motor stators at 600-MW Carters Dam


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to manufacture replacement stator components at Carters Pumped-Storage facility, part of the 600-MW Carters Dam hydroelectric project in Georgia.

    FERC backs state in blocking 401 certification for 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydro project


    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has agreed with a South Carolina appeals court that found the state did not waive its right to issue water quality certification necessary for the relicensing of Duke Energy's 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydroelectric project.

    Guinea renews call for social-environmental assessment of 75-MW Garafiri hydro project, thermal plant


    Guinea state-owned utility Electricite de Guinee (EDG) has renewed its invitation for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a social and environmental assessment of the 75-MW Garafiri hydroelectric project and the 140.5-MW Tombo thermal power plant.

    Executives at Brazilain hydroelectric power operators Cemig, CESP resign


    Two high-ranking board members from Brazilian utilities Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (Cemig) and Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo (CESP) have resigned, according to separate announcements from both companies.

    Corps seeks arc flash analysis at Tulsa District hydro projects


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest to perform short circuit and arc flash analysis at various facilities, including its hydroelectric projects in the Corps' Tulsa District.

    AES awards contract for underground work at Alto Maipo hydroelectric plant


    A group comprised of Norway's Multiconsult, Skava of Chile and Amberg of Switzerland has been awarded a contract to provide owners engineer services for underground works at the 531-MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile.

    Bank funding for 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydro project to strengthen Zambia utility


    Utilizing funds for development of the 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydroelectric project, the European Investment Bank (EIB) invites applications for pre-qualification to help strengthen Zambia Electricity Supply Corp. (ZESCO).

    Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says


    Modifications to the Wanapum and Rock Island Dam fish ladders appear to be successful, according to initial results reported by the Grant County Public Utilities District.

    U.S. reissues PIT tag tender for Northwest fish passage studies


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply more than 1 million passive integrated transponder tags for fish passage monitoring in the Columbia River Basin.

    ASDSO, ASCE meet with Alabama officials to discuss dam safety bill


    Experts from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the American Society of Civil Engineers met with officials from Alabama to discuss the implementation of a state dam safety program.

    U.S. seeks firms for digital governor commissioning at Northwest hydro plants


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to providing digital governor commissioning and training services at Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts.

    Floods affecting northeastern dams, hydropower plants


    Flooding along the central New York/Pennsylvania border is causing concern for dam and hydropower project operators.

    Africa agency seeks upgrade of Zambezi River water information system


    The Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to help modernize the Zambezi Water Information System (ZAMWIS) to meet needs of Zambezi riparian countries of Africa.

    Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydroelectric power service


    Global manufacturer Alstom has announced the creation of a new Hydro Training Center at its facility in Taubate, Brazil.

    Canada utility seeks shore stations for two hydro projects


    Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to construct two shore stations interconnecting two hydroelectric projects in Manitoba.

    NYPA releases annual report


    The 2013 Annual Report released by the New York Power Authority earlier this week reveals that the utility is in a strong financial position and a leading provider of low-cost electricity.

    U.S. seeks operation and maintenance of 14-MW Philpott hydro project


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

    Hydro-Quebec celebrates 70th birthday


    Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec celebrated its 70th anniversary earlier this week, noting that hydroelectric power was and continues to be part of the company's success.

    Apple acquires 45-Mile small hydropower project


    Electronics giant Apple has acquired a small hydroelectric plant near the company's data center in Prineville, Ore.

    U.S. seeks firms for spillway gate maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform spillway gate lifecycle maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

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