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 firms to supply stoplogs to 603-MW Ice Harbor, 810-MW Little Goose hydro projects

04/24/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to fabricate and deliver draft tube stoplogs for the 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam and 810-MW Little Goose Dam hydroelectric projects.

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Voith receives contract to modernize Polpitiya hydro plant in Sri Lanka

04/23/2015

Ceylon Electricity Board awarded a contract to Voith to supply equipment for modernization of its 75-MW Polpitiya pumped-storage hydro plant.

U.S. seeks governor installation at nine Northwest hydro plants

04/23/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to install new digital governors at nine Corps hydroelectric projects in the Corps' Portland and Walla Walla districts.

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U.S. seeks firms for grouting program at Iraq's 750-MW Mosul Dam

04/23/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of carrying out a 24-hour-a-day grouting program at Iraq's 750-MW Mosul Dam on the Tigris River.

Alstom contracted to refurbish units at Latvia's 402-MW Riga hydropower plant

04/22/2015

State utility Latvenergo AS has awarded a contract worth more than US$107.2 million to Alstom to refurbish six Kaplan units at the 402-MW Riga hydroelectric project in Latvia.

Senegal River agency seeks environmental, feasibility work for hydro rehab, grid expansion

04/22/2015

A unit of the multi-nation Senegal River management agency invites expressions of interest from consultants to assist in environmental and social assessments and feasibility studies for the Manantali II program of hydropower system rehabilitation and expansion of its transmission system to deliver hydropower to member countries. 

U.S. extends call for station service replacement at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project

04/21/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to replace a station service substation and related equipment at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project in Idaho. 

Voith to modernize three Italian small hydropower plants

04/21/2015

Voith Hydro has been awarded contracts to upgrade and rehabilitate generating units at three Italian hydropower projects.

Kyrgyzstan seeks electrical components, cables to refurbish 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

04/20/2015

Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks bids to replace electrical components including high-voltage cables for the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan's Naryn River.

Alstom awarded contract for turbine upgrades at Sweden's 327-MW Ligga hydropower project

04/16/2015

Alstom Renewable Sweden AB has been selected by Vattenfall Vattenkraft AB to upgrade one of three turbine units at the 327-MW hydropower plant in Sweden.

U.S. seeks OS&Y valves for piping system at 980-MW McNary Dam

04/16/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply 10 valves for the piping system at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife seeks dam safety program support

04/15/2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks proposals to provide technical support to its dam safety program covering more than 300 FWS dams.

Dam Safety and Security

04/15/2015

Collection of articles covering safety and security of dams and civil structures

U.S. seeks firms for gates replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam hydro project

04/15/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace a flood gate and an emergency gate at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas. 

French water utility seeks turbine-generator rehab at 1.8-MW Merwent Dam hydro project

04/14/2015

A French municipal water supplier seeks bids to refurbish turbine-generators, controls, valves, transformers and other equipment of the 1.8-MW Merwent Dam hydroelectric project in France's Vendee Department.

Canada utility seeks turbine-generators for 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydro project

04/14/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks proposals to design, supply and install turbines, generators and related equipment at the 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba.

U.S. seeks station service equipment replacement at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project

04/10/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to replace a station service substation and related equipment at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project in Idaho. 

Iceland utility seeks engineering to expand 270-MW Burfell hydro project

04/10/2015

Iceland utility Landsvirkjun seeks bids to provide engineering consulting for a 100-MW expansion of the 270-MW Burfell hydroelectric project on the Thjorsa River in southern Iceland. 

U.S. seeks generator rewinds, intake refurbishment planned, at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

04/10/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to rewind two generators at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California. 

USDA commits $73 million to dam rehabilitation, assessment program

04/10/2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it will invest US$73 million to the rehabilitation and assessment of dams across the country to improve infrastructure safety and water supply consistency.

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