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

Canada utility seeks intake gates installation for 47-MW Ladore hydro project

07/18/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to install replacement intake gates at the 47-MW Ladore hydroelectric project on the Campbell River in British Columbia.

U.S. seeks fish passage system overhaul at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

07/17/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform major construction to upgrade the juvenile fish passage facility at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

U.S. seeks bids for switchyard upgrades at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

07/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to upgrade the switchyard at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

U.S. seeks generator thrust bearing coolers for 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

07/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply generator thrust bearing coolers for 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

French engineer seeks trash rake for 7.9-MW Chavaroche hydro project

07/11/2014

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply a replacement trash rake for the 7.9-MW Chavaroche hydroelectric project on France's Fier River.

U.S. seeks firms to supply transformers for 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

07/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to supply 19 transformers for 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

Corps awards contract to modify fish channel at 810-MW Lower Granite hydropower project

07/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$2.7 million contract to Engineered Heavy Services LLC to modify a juvenile fish collection channel at the 810-MW Lower Granite hydropower project.

Colorado's Big Thompson hydroelectric plant reopens after flood damages

07/09/2014

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said the Big Thompson hydroelectric power plant in Colorado is back online after a September flood caused damages.

Canada utility seeks engineering to refurbish Salmon River Dam

07/09/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids for engineering design services to refurbish Salmon River Diversion Dam in British Columbia.

Venezuela seeks inspection of equipment to upgrade six units of 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

07/08/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites expressions of interest to perform factory inspection of equipment required for modernization of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

U.S. seeks refurbishment of cooling water systems at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

07/02/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to rebuild the cooling water strainers used in the generator and bearing cooling water systems at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

FWEE invites public to learn more about hydropower projects with geocaching

07/02/2014

The Foundation for Water & Energy Education is offering a new program to help encourage the public to learn about hydroelectric power projects within America's Pacific Northwest.

Rehabilitation of Turbines at the Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

07/01/2014

Turbine rehabilitation at the 112 MW Ohakuri Hydro Power Station in New Zealand was owner Mighty River Power's most complex program of works of any it had previously performed.

U.S. seeks firms for electrical equipment replacement at 525-MW Libby Dam

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of replacing electrical distribution equipment at 525-MW Libby Dam and powerhouse on the Kootenai River in Montana.

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07/01/2014

News on the global hydroelectric industry from July-August 2014

Voith Hydro wins contract for Center Hill Dam turbine-generator unit rehab

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineershas awarded a US$47.2 million contract to Voith Hydro Inc. to refurbish turbine-generators at the 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

U.S. seeks scour repair at three hydro projects on Arkansas' McClellan-Kerr system

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform scour damage repair at dams of three hydro projects on the Corps' McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

U.S. seeks tuning of power stabilizers, exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam

06/27/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform tuning of power system stabilizers and exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

Grant PUD updates status of Wanapum Dam repairs

06/26/2014

Contractors are working around the clock in preparation for final reinforcing repairs of a cracked Wanapum Dam spillway, operator Grant County Public Utilities District said.

U.S. extends bidding for mechanical component machining at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

06/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.


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