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. extends calls for penstock valves, wicket gate seals for 49-MW Lost Creek Dam

09/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadlines for bids to supply replacement penstock butterfly valves and wicket gate seals at 49-MW Lost Creek Dam on Oregon's Rogue River.

Voith Hydro wins contract for Priest Rapids hydro turbine rehabilitations

09/16/2014

Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade 10 Kaplan turbine units at Washington's 912-MW Priest Rapids hydropower plant.

Wanapum Dam rehabilitation continues with anchor tendon installation

09/15/2014

Grant County Public Utilities District and its contractors have completed the installation of the first steel anchor tendon at the Wanapum Dam.

Brazil seeks dam safety studies to rehabilitate 164 dams

09/12/2014

Brazil's Ministry of National Integration invites expressions of interest to perform dam safety studies for rehabilitation of 164 dams.

Canada utility seeks dam safety spillway rehab design for 67-MW Slave Falls hydro project

09/10/2014

Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to design the dam safety rehabilitation of a spillway of the 67-MW Slave Falls hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba.

Utility EB selects supplier for Dovikfoss hydropower plant equipment repairs

09/10/2014

European utility Energiselskapet Buskerud (EB) has selected Alstom to repair and refurbish the existing generator at the 25-MW Dovikfoss hydropower plant in Norway.

U.S. extends, suspends bidding for switchyard upgrades at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

09/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline, and put bidding on temporary hold, to upgrade the switchyard at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

U.S. awards gate repair contract for Raystown Dam in Pennsylvania

09/05/2014

R. Zoppo Corp. has received a $1.4 million contract to repair tainter gates at Raystown Lake Dam on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at Hesston.

French engineer seeks turbine renovation at 4-MW Bazacle hydro project

09/05/2014

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to renovate turbines and ancillary equipment of the 4-MW Bazacle hydroelectric project on France's Garonne River.

Mainstream Energy approves studies for Nigerian hydropower project rehabilitation

09/04/2014

Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd. has approved feasibility studies for the reconstruction of Nigeria's 750-MW Kainji and 578-MW Jebba hydropower projects, JSC RusHydro subsidiary RusHydro International AG announced.

U.S. extends bidding for dam safety construction at Pine Creek Dam

09/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to perform dam safety civil construction at Pine Creek Dam on Little River in McCurtain County, Okla.

French utility seeks power tunnel, penstock rehab at 34-MW Sabart hydro project

09/04/2014

Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids to rehabilitate the power tunnel and replace penstock sections and the discharge conduit of the 34-MW Sabart hydroelectric project in France.

Kiewit wins spillway channel excavation work at Canton Lake Dam

09/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. to perform the remaining excavation that will allow flows into a new auxiliary spillway at Canton Lake Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma.

Canada utility seeks wicket gates refurbishment at 133-MW Great Falls hydro project

09/04/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to refurbish turbine wicket gates at the 133-MW Great Falls hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

Afghans seek O&M training, area electrification for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project

09/03/2014

Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide operations and maintenance training for staff of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project, which is being rehabilitated on Afghanistan's Kabul River.

U.S. awards $132 million contract for dam safety cutoff wall at East Branch Dam

09/03/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to Layne Christensen Co. for dam safety work to construct a deep cutoff wall at East Branch Dam on the East Branch Clarion River in Pennsylvania.

U.S. boundary commission seeks excitation system for 132-MW Amistad

09/03/2014

The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission seeks bids to replace the excitation system of two 33-MW turbine-generators in the U.S. power plant at 132-MW Amistad Dam at Del Rio, Texas.

Fish passage bidding extended again by U.S. at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

09/02/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for 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 penstock valves, wicket gate seals for 49-MW Lost Creek Dam

08/29/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply replacement penstock butterfly valves and wicket gate seals at 49-MW Lost Creek Dam on Oregon's Rogue River.

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