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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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U.S. seeks generator-motor stator replacement at 600-MW Carters Dam


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

Kyrgyzstan seeks consultants for refurbishment of 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project


Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks expressions of interest from consultants to assist in Phases 2 and 3 of the rehabilitation of the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan's Naryn River.

U.S. seeks turbine, generator bearings for hydro projects in Northwest


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for babbitted bearing refurbishment and replacement at Corps hydroelectric projects in the Pacific Northwest.

U.S. seeks gate roller chains for three hydro projects in Northwest


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to fabricate and supply intake gate roller chains for three major hydroelectric projects on the Snake and Columbia rivers.

Alstom to supply turbine, generator for EVN's Thac Mo hydroelectric plant expansion


Asian utility Electricity of Vietnam has awarded Alstom a US$16.9 million contract to supply a turbine and generator for its expansion of the Thac Mo hydropower plant.

U.S. extends calls for penstock valves, wicket gate seals for 49-MW Lost Creek Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadlines for bids to supply replacement penstock butterfly valves and wicket gate seals at 49-MW Lost Creek Dam on Oregon's Rogue River.

Voith Hydro wins contract for Priest Rapids hydro turbine rehabilitations


Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade 10 Kaplan turbine units at Washington's 912-MW Priest Rapids hydropower plant.

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Wanapum Dam rehabilitation continues with anchor tendon installation


Grant County Public Utilities District and its contractors have completed the installation of the first steel anchor tendon at the Wanapum Dam.

Brazil seeks dam safety studies to rehabilitate 164 dams


Brazil's Ministry of National Integration invites expressions of interest to perform dam safety studies for rehabilitation of 164 dams.

Canada utility seeks dam safety spillway rehab design for 67-MW Slave Falls hydro project


Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to design the dam safety rehabilitation of a spillway of the 67-MW Slave Falls hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba.

Utility EB selects supplier for Dovikfoss hydropower plant equipment repairs


European utility Energiselskapet Buskerud (EB) has selected Alstom to repair and refurbish the existing generator at the 25-MW Dovikfoss hydropower plant in Norway.

U.S. extends, suspends bidding for switchyard upgrades at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline, and put bidding on temporary hold, to upgrade the switchyard at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

U.S. awards gate repair contract for Raystown Dam in Pennsylvania


R. Zoppo Corp. has received a $1.4 million contract to repair tainter gates at Raystown Lake Dam on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at Hesston.

French engineer seeks turbine renovation at 4-MW Bazacle hydro project


Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to renovate turbines and ancillary equipment of the 4-MW Bazacle hydroelectric project on France's Garonne River.

Mainstream Energy approves studies for Nigerian hydropower project rehabilitation


Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd. has approved feasibility studies for the reconstruction of Nigeria's 750-MW Kainji and 578-MW Jebba hydropower projects, JSC RusHydro subsidiary RusHydro International AG announced.

U.S. extends bidding for dam safety construction at Pine Creek Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to perform dam safety civil construction at Pine Creek Dam on Little River in McCurtain County, Okla.

French utility seeks power tunnel, penstock rehab at 34-MW Sabart hydro project


Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids to rehabilitate the power tunnel and replace penstock sections and the discharge conduit of the 34-MW Sabart hydroelectric project in France.

Kiewit wins spillway channel excavation work at Canton Lake Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. to perform the remaining excavation that will allow flows into a new auxiliary spillway at Canton Lake Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma.

Canada utility seeks wicket gates refurbishment at 133-MW Great Falls hydro project


Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to refurbish turbine wicket gates at the 133-MW Great Falls hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

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Afghans seek O&M training, area electrification for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project


Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide operations and maintenance training for staff of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project, which is being rehabilitated on Afghanistan's Kabul River.

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