Rehabilitation & Repair

Rehabilitation and upgrading of existing hydro plants is vital to ensure the continued reliable operation of these valuable assets, in addition to increasing global hydroelectric generating capacity.

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Latest Rehabilitation & Repair News

U.S. seeks hydraulic oil pump for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

01/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for a replacement pump to supply hydraulic oil to turbines and governors of 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam in Washington.

Corps of Engineers awards anodes contract for McNary hydropower plant rehab project

01/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$20,682 contract to B&H International to supply 380 anodes for main unit intake gates that the 980-MW McNary hydropower plant.

Voith's turbines improving fish passage at Holtwood hydroelectric project

01/07/2014

Recent expansions to the Holtwood hydropower plant not only improved the 100-year old facility's generating capacity, but also the environment and habitat for fish as well, equipment manufacture Voith Hydro said.

U.S. again extends bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

01/03/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

Funding approved for new Pakistani hydroelectric training center

01/02/2014

Officials from the French Development Agency, the European Union and the French government have signed an agreement to establish a hydroelectric training center in Pakistan.

Liberia seeks substation, transmission lines for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project

01/02/2014

The government of Liberia seeks bids to construct a substation and transmission lines for the 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project in Liberia.

Bids extended again to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant

01/02/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation further extended the deadline for bids to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at the 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant in Washington.

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01/01/2014

U.S. seeks firms able to repair dam joints at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

12/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform specific drilling and grouting services to repair failed monolith joint waterstops at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Nicaragua seeks equipment to rehabilitate 220-kW Salto Negro small hydro project

12/30/2013

Nicaragua's Ministerio de Energia y Minas (MEM) seeks bids to supply and install equipment to rehabilitate the 220-kW Salto Negro small hydroelectric project.

U.S. extends call for fish passage spillway fix at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam

12/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to modify a spillway to improve fish passage at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Reclamation employee dies after falling at Pinto Dam construction site

12/27/2013

Holger “Hal” Jensen died Wednesday night as a result of injuries sustained from a fall at a construction site at Pinto Dam in Washington, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation.

U.S. seeks firms for rehab of locks at Olmsted Dam on Ohio River

12/19/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform major lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

Corps extends bidding for hydro turbine-generator rehab work in Northwest

12/17/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for emergency rehabilitation or replacement of hydroelectric turbines, generators, and pump motors in the Corps' Northwestern Region.

Ukraine seeks lenders engineer for hydro program, turbine-generator rehab at 225-MW Kyiv, 651-MW Dnipro 1

12/17/2013

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invites expressions of interest to serve as lenders engineer to oversee rehabilitation of major hydroelectric projects in the Ukraine.

Gestra-Stanley wins contract for Corps dam services

12/17/2013

Gestra-Stanley Joint Venture has won a US$9 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to work on Corps dams and other project in the Mississippi Valley and Midwest.

U.S. extends call to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant

12/17/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at the 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant in Washington.

Corps awards contract for Bonneville hydro turbine repairs

12/16/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer has awarded a US$670,641 contract to Precision Machine and Supply Inc. to repair a hydro turbine in the Bonneville hydropower plant's Second Powerhouse.

French utility seeks hydraulic oil systems for 100 hydropower plants

12/13/2013

Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids to supply and install hydraulic oil stations and related equipment to 100 hydropower plants throughout France.

Dam safety work sought on three dams at U.S. Marine base

12/13/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for design and construction to repair and upgrade three dams on the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va.

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