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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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Kelsey hydro project work

Manitoba Hydro extends call for head cover, hoist frame work at 250-MW Kelsey hydro project

07/28/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to perform head cover repairs and hoist frame modifications at the 250-MW Kelsey hydroelectric project on the Nelson River in Manitoba.

Corps awards contract for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

07/23/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth $875,000 to Integrated 8(A) Solutions Inc. to supply a fixed cone valve for the Summersville Dam in West Virginia.

U.S. seeks tainter gates replacement at Illinois' Dresden Island Dam

07/23/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply as many as four replacement tainter gates for Dresden Island Lock and Dam on the Illinois River.

Pakistan seeks supervision of turbine-generator refurbishment at 1,000-MW Mangla hydro project

07/23/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites expressions of interest from consultants for supervision of upgrade and refurbishment of six turbine-generators of the 1,000-MW Mangla Dam hydroelectric project. 

U.S. seeks spillway gate rehab at Oregon's Blue River Dam

07/22/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to rehabilitate spillway gates at the Corps' Blue River Dam on the Blue River, a tributary to the McKenzie River in Oregon. 

Hydro plants in Argentina

MWH receives two contracts for work at hydro plants in Argentina

07/22/2015

MWH Global has received contracts to work on modernization of the 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydro plant and to serve as detail designers for the Nestor Kirchner and Jorge Cepernic facilities in Argentina.

Manitoba Hydro seeks head cover repairs, hoist frame work at 250-MW Kelsey hydro project

07/20/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to perform head cover repairs and hoist frame modifications at the 250-MW Kelsey hydroelectric project on the Nelson River in Manitoba.

Canada utility extends call for excitation at 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

07/20/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to design, manufacture and deliver seven static excitation systems and seven static excitation transformers for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project.

Andritz wins rewind, cavitation repair contract for 810-MW Lower Monumental hydro plant

07/20/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $12,973,090 contract to Andritz Hydro for generator rewinds and turbine cavitation repairs at the 810-MW Lower Monumental hydroelectric plant in Washington.

Bidding further extended for arc flash mitigation at 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades U.S. hydro projects

07/15/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation further extended bidding to provide arc flash mitigation at the 25.5-MW Minidoka and 176.564-MW Palisades hydroelectric projects in Idaho.

U.S. extends call for relays, switchgear for 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project

07/14/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to replace protective relays and switchgear/motor control assemblies at the 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project on the St. Marys River at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

U.S. again extends call for HVAC upgrades at 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

07/14/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to upgrade the heating-ventilation-air conditioning system at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho. 

NYPA reaches milestone in small hydropower plant overhauls

07/14/2015

The New York Power Authority has reached the halfway point in its multi-year overhauls of the Crescent, Vischer Ferry and Askohan small hydroelectric facilities.

Keeyask hydroelectric power project

Canada utility seeks isolated phase bus for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

07/13/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply isolated phase bus for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks firms for civil works design of dams, water facilities

07/09/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform civil works design on a range of dams, other water resources structures and other facilities in the western U.S. 

U.S. plans call for generator excitation at 494-MW Big Bend hydro project

07/08/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids to replace generator excitation systems on eight units of the 494.3-MW Big Bend hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

Czech utility awards contract for turbine overhaul at Lipno hydropower plant

07/07/2015

Czech utility CEZ has awarded a US$3.4 million contract to CKD Blansko Engineering Inc. to provide mechanical overhauls of turbine-generator TG1 at the 120-MW Lipno 1 hydropower project.

U.S. extends call for HVAC upgrades at 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

07/07/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to upgrade the heating-ventilation-air conditioning system at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

U.S. sets meeting on generator overhauls at 4,215-MW Grand Coulee Dam Third Power Plant

07/07/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled an industry day to update vendors on the upcoming overhaul and uprate of generating units G19-21 at the 4,215-MW Grand Coulee Dam Third Power Plant. 

U.S. extends bidding for turbine, pump overhaul at 12-MW Chandler hydro plant

07/06/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to overhaul a turbine and pump at the 12-MW Chandler hydropower plant, part of the Yakima hydroelectric project on the Yakima River in Washington. 

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