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Koontz awarded contract for St. Marys Falls hydropower plant relays, controls


Koontz Electric Co. Inc. has been awarded a $3.1 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to replace protective relays and switchgear/motor control assemblies at the 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydropower project.

Corps awards contracts for Addicks, Barker dam safety construction


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $71.9 million contract to Granite Construction Co. for dam safety construction at the Addicks and Barker dams.

Arc flash mitigation bidding extended again at U.S. 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades U.S. hydro projects


The bidding deadline has been extended again for arc flash mitigation at the 25.5-MW Minidoka and 176.564-MW Palisades hydroelectric projects in Idaho.

Kenya water agency seeks dam safety design, supervision for Thika Dam rehabilitation


Kenya's Athi Water Services Board invites expressions of interest to perform dam safety design and supervision for Thika Dam rehabilitation. 

U.S. seeks intake gates, draft tube bulkheads for 2,160-MW John Day Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply intake gates and draft tube bulkheads for turbine maintenance at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Liberia seeks O&M, training for rehabilitated 88-MW Mount Coffee hydro project


Liberia's electric utility invites applications for pre-qualification to provide operation, maintenance and training services for the rehabilitated 88-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project in Liberia.

Canada hydro utility seeks drafting services for engineering design


Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to provide drafting services to support its Engineering Design Departments in British Columbia on an as-needed basis. 

BC Hydro seeks turbine inlet valves for 158-MW Cheakamus hydro project


Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to supply replacement turbine inlet valves for the 158-MW Cheakamus hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

Zambezi authority seeks gate, spillway investigations at Kariba Dam hydro complex


The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) invites applications for pre-qualification to inspect and investigate an emergency gate and spillway of the Kariba Dam hydropower complex on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. 

Pakistan extends bidding for six-unit turbine-generator refurbishment at 1,000-MW Mangla hydro project


Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended the deadline for bids to upgrade and refurbish six turbine-generators of the 1,000-MW Mangla Dam hydroelectric project. 

U.S. seeks generator step-up transformers for 1,780-MW Dalles Dam


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

Canada utility extends switchgear bidding for 180-MW Bridge River 1 hydro project


Canadian utility BC Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to replace generator switchgear at the 180-MW Bridge River 1 hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

Consultants sought for two-nation Africa grid linked to 18.65-MW Boali 1, 2 hydro projects


The national utility of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to support tendering and construction to interconnect the grids of DRC and the Central African Republic (CAR) to the 18.65-MW Boali 1 and 2 hydro projects, themselves candidates for rehabilitation. 

U.S. extends bidding for HVAC upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydro project


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to replace HVAC equipment at the 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

Serbia extends bidding for electrical, mechanical equipment to refurbish seven small hydro projects


Serbia utility Elektroprivreda Srbije has extended the deadline for bids to supply and install electrical and mechanical equipment for reconstruction of seven small hydroelectric projects totaling 9.98 MW. 

Manitoba Hydro extends call for stator, coil removals at Canada's 1,220-MW Kettle hydro project


Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to remove and dispose of stators and coils from three generating units of the 1,220-MW Kettle hydroelectric project on Manitoba's Nelson River.

U.S. sets site visit for installation of new-design turbines at 603-MW Ice Harbor hydro project


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a site visit for a pending solicitation for installation of new-design turbine runners and generator rewinds at the 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam hydroelectric project.

French engineer seeks cross-flow turbine to reactivate 1-MW Brides-les-Bains hydro project


Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply a cross-flow turbine-generator for reactivation of the 1-MW Brides-les-Bains hydropower project in France's Savoie Department. 

French hydro operator seeks study, design of replacement turbines for 272-MW Mareges hydro project


French hydropower operator Societe Hydro-Electrique du Midi (SHEM) seeks bids to study and design four replacement turbine runners for the 272-MW Mareges hydroelectric project on France's Dordogne River.

U.S. seeks governor replacement at six Missouri River hydro projects


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to manufacture and supply up to 36 digital governors to six major hydroelectric projects on the Missouri River.

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