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

French water utility seeks dam safety improvements to Graon Dam

02/25/2014

A French municipal water supplier seeks bids to perform dam safety improvements to Graon Dam on the Graon River in France's Vendee Department.

McNary Dam

U.S. seeks firms to repair fish pump at 980-MW McNary Dam

02/24/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of repairing Fishpump 2 at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Bonneville Dam

U.S. extends bidding for hydro turbine guide bearings at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

02/24/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to supply hydro turbine guide bearings for the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Bull Shoals Hydropower Plant

U.S. extends bidding for relays, switchboards for 90-MW Norfork, 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro projects

02/24/2014

The Southwestern Power Administration has extended the deadline for bids to replace protective relay and control switchboard panels at two substations and at 90-MW Norfork and 340-MW Bull Shoals hydropower projects in Arkansas.

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Pakistan seeks refurbishment study of five hydro projects

02/20/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a feasibility study of refurbishment and upgrade of five hydroelectric projects totaling 82.5 MW in two Pakistan provinces.

Russell Dam

Corps seeks firms for work on hydro, dams, other sites in Southeast

02/20/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform construction, rehabilitation and other work at hydroelectric projects, dams, and other facilities in its Savannah District.

Bull Shoals Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks firms to refurbish, paint tainter gates at 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam

02/19/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to refurbish and paint tainter gates at 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam on Arkansas' White River.

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Hydroelectric power legislation moves to Washington's House

02/19/2014

The Washington State Senate has passed a bill that would allow utility companies to designate incremental hydroelectric power as "renewable".

ABB wins contract to upgrade Hydro-Quebec transmission system

02/18/2014

Power and automation technology group ABB has won a US$60 million order from Hydro-Quebec to replace "vital components" in its ultra-high transmission system.

Tarbela Hydropower Plant

WAPDA gives Voith contract for Tarbela 4 hydropower plant expansion

02/14/2014

Voith Hydro of Germany and Voith Hydro Shanghai have been awarded a joint contract to supply electro-mechanical works for Pakistan's 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 hydropower project extension.

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Power Machines completes installation of new hydro turbine at Russia's Rybinskaya

02/13/2014

Unit No. 2 at Russia's 356.4-MW Rybinskaya hydroelectric plant has been replaced, according to a release from equipment manufacturer Power Machines.

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Norway's Statkraft reveals hydropower plant rehab plan in latest quarterly report

02/13/2014

Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft has announced its intention to invest near US$2 billion through 2018 for upgrades and modernization to its hydroelectric power fleet.

Bull Shoals Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks relays, switchboards for 90-MW Norfork, 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro projects

02/13/2014

The Southwestern Power Administration seeks bids to replace protective relay and control switchboard panels at two substations and at 90-MW Norfork and 340-MW Bull Shoals hydropower projects in Arkansas.

Cruachan Pumped-Storage Hydropower Plant

Scottish Power mulls expansion to Cruachan pumped-storage hydropower plant

02/13/2014

European utility Scottish Power is considering a major expansion of its 440-MW Ben Cruachan pumped-storage hydroelectric plant.

Bonneville Dam

U.S. seeks bids for hydro turbine guide bearings at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

02/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply hydro turbine guide bearings for the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Lewiston Dam

U.S. seeks firms to replace stoplogs at 2.2-MW Lewiston Dam hydro project

02/07/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of replacing stoplogs at the 2.2-MW Lewiston Dam hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

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Tajikistan seeks rehab consultant for 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project

02/06/2014

Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. invites expressions of interest from consultants to oversee refurbishment of electrical and mechanical equipment at Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower project.

Trinity Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks firms to refurbish intake equipment, gate shaft at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

02/06/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of refurbishing intake gate mechanical equipment and a gate shaft at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks equipment, spares for 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project

02/05/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has issued four solicitations for equipment and spares for the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Corps of Engineers

U.S. seeks supplier of parts for Woodward Governor equipment

02/05/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from suppliers able to supply parts, supplies and technical support for Woodward Governor Co. equipment in its Nashville District.

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