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

Asian bank seeks engineer for rehab or construction of six Samoa mini-hydro projects

12/12/2013

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) invites expressions of interest to serve as owners engineer to help Samoa's electric utility rehabilitate three mini-hydropower projects totaling 4.69 MW and build three new mini-hydro projects totaling 810 kW.

Dam Safety & Security

12/11/2013

FEMA releases Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety

Unit at Barkley hydropower plant operating again after stator winding repair

12/11/2013

A 32.5-MW turbine-generator unit at the 130-MW Barkley plant is now operating following repairs to generator stator windings that were damaged by a fire in December 2010.

U.S. seeks intake gate anodes for 980-MW McNary Dam

12/10/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply 380 anodes for main unit intake gates at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Developing a Quantitative Method for Assessing Plant Conditions

12/09/2013

The authors have developed a quantitative rating process and standardized methodology for determining the condition of a hydropower plant by assessing parts, components, units and overall plants.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife seeks architect-engineers for 15 states

12/09/2013

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites expressions of interest from architectural-engineering firms to perform infrastructure work and studies in up to 15 states, primarily in the Pacific Northwest.

Latin bank seeks modernization, expansion of 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydropower project

12/06/2013

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) invites expressions of interest from consultants to advance modernization and expansion of the bi-national 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydroelectric project on the border of Argentina and Uruguay. Responses to three solicitations are due January 24, 2014.

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

12/05/2013

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

Tajikistan receives ADB funds for Golovnaya hydropower plant rehab, upgrades

12/05/2013

The Asian Development Bank has approve a US$136 million grant for the refurbishment of electrical and mechanical equipment at Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower plant.

U.S. seeks bearing heat exchanger plates for 980-MW McNary Dam

12/04/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply thrust bearing heat exchanger replacement plates for 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Corps seeks bids for hydro turbine-generator rehab work in Northwest

12/03/2013

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

Expansions of Holtwood hydropower project complete

12/03/2013

PPL Holtwood has completed work on a 125-MW powerhouse at the Holtwood hydropower plant, the company announced earlier this week.

Norway city seeks dam safety work at Benna Dam hydropower project

12/02/2013

The municipality of Trondheim seeks bids to perform dam safety civil work at its Benna Dam hydropower project.

Endeavor Energy, Joule Africa agree to partnership for Bumbuna hydropower plant expansion

12/02/2013

Endeavor Energy and Joule Africa have entered into an agreement for the joint development of a 202 MW expansion of Sierra Leone's 50-MW Bumbuna hydropower plant.

U.S. seeks electrical equipment for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

11/27/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply electrical equipment for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam in Washington.

Alstom wins contract for Iveland 2 hydropower plant expansion

11/27/2013

Alstom Hydro has been awarded a contract worth US$24.4 million by Agder Energi for upgrades to the Iveland 2 hydropower plant.

Belgium region seeks management tools for waterways, hydropower system

11/26/2013

The integrated hydrologic management agency of Belgium's Wallonia Region seeks bids to provide and maintain operational tools to manage flows of waterways and the hydropower system in the region.

U.S. seeks firms to modify fish collection channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

11/26/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to modify a juvenile fish collection channel at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Liberia seeks dam, powerhouse rehabilitation at 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project

11/26/2013

The government of Liberia invites applications for post-qualification and bids to reconstruct the main dam and rehabilitate the powerhouse of the 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project in Liberia.

Corps seeks spare draft tube stoplogs for 980-MW McNary Dam

11/25/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply spare draft tube stoplogs for 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

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