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

Clarence Cannon Dam

HCMS wins Corps contract for cavitation repairs at 58-MW Clarence Cannon hydroelectric plant

03/03/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Hydro Consulting and Maintenance Services Inc. for turbine cavitation repairs at the 58-MW Clarence Cannon hydroelectric plant in northeast Missouri.

U.S. seeks generator model validation testing at nine Corps hydro projects

02/27/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform generator model validation testing at nine Corps hydroelectric projects in Oklahoma and Texas.

Simon Bolivar Hydropower Plant

Venezuela seeks substation upgrade, switchyard for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

02/27/2015

Venezuela's national utility seeks bids to modernize and expand a substation, construct a new switchyard and modernize transmission lines for the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project.

Mud Mountain Dam

U.S. extends call for fish passage design for Washington's Mud Mountain Dam

02/26/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop plans and specifications for construction of fish passage at the Corps' Mud Mountain Dam, a flood control structure on Washington's White River.

Irrawaddy River Basin

World Bank’s US$100 million credit to Myanmar continues hydroelectric infrastructure development in Irrawaddy River Basin

02/26/2015

Some of the 20 planned hydropower plants for Myanmar (formerly Burma), which is located in South East Asia, will be constructed within the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady in Burmese) River Basin, according to the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP). Myanmar has numerous hydroelectric projects in development, but last December it received a US$100 million credit from the World Bank’s International Development Association after forming administrative apparatus in the public, private and scientific sectors to manage and develop the Irrawaddy River Basin.  

Hoover Dam

U.S. extends bidding for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

02/26/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended bidding for unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

Revelstoke Hydropower Project

Canada utility seeks turbine welding for three hydro projects

02/25/2015

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to perform turbine welding at three hydroelectric projects in British Columbia.

U.S. sets site visit, extends bidding for 86.4-MW Blue Mesa rewinds, excitation for three hydro projects

02/23/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled a site visit and extended bidding bids to rewind two generators at the 86.4-MW Blue Mesa hydropower plant and to supply excitation systems for Blue Mesa and two other hydro plants in the 1,747.184-MW Colorado River Storage Project.

Pakistan seeks circuit breakers, transformers for 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project

02/23/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply replacement circuit breakers, disconnect switches, and current transformers at the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Kyrgyzstan seeks underwater inspection of 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

02/19/2015

Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks bids to perform underwater inspection services for rehabilitation of the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan's Naryn River.

U.S. extends bidding again for gate maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

02/19/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for bids to perform spillway gate lifecycle maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

U.S. extends bidding for renovation, operation, maintenance of 422-MW Hartwell hydro project

02/18/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, renovation and operation of 422-MW Hartwell Dam on Georgia's Savannah River.

Scate Automation SAS wins bid for 9-MW Naussac hydropower plant control overhaul

02/17/2015

Scate Automation SAS has been awarded a US$711,243 contract to modernize the command control system at the 9-MW Naussac hydropower plant in France's Loire River Basin.

France's VNF awards contract for Plancher-Bas Dam rehabilitation

02/17/2015

France's navigable waterways agency, Voies Navigables de France (VNF), has awarded a contract to the consortium Groupement Peduzzi/Rouby/Gomez to rehabilitate the Plancher-Bas Dam on the Rahin River in France.

Nominate your plant for the 2015 Hydro Hall of Fame

02/16/2015

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide are pleased to announce we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Hydro Hall of Fame.

Hydropower by the Numbers

02/13/2015

The staggering numbers in the illustration above are just the beginning of an effort to quantify the size and impact of the hydro industry in the U.S. and Canada. Pretty impressive, huh?

U.S. seeks unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

02/13/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

U.S. Reclamation seeks firms for engineering support for hydro projects, infrastructure

02/12/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to provide civil, mechanical and electrical engineering professional services to support work at hydroelectric plants and other infrastructure throughout the Reclamation system.

French hydro utility seeks rehabilition of Balme de Rencurel Dam

02/11/2015

Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids for reinforcement of Balme de Rencurel Dam in France by grout injections and other civil rehabilitation work.

U.S. seeks HVAC upgrades for 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

02/11/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to upgrade the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

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