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Coatings Mitigate Butterfly Valve Leakage

Coatings Mitigate Valve Leakage

Water flowing through the penstocks at 90-MW Cushman 2 resulted in pits and eroded valves on the butterfly valves. Tacoma Power used silicon carbide-filled epoxy to restore the valve seats, then ap... Read More
Using HDPE Pipe in Guatemala

Using HDPE Pipe in Guatemala

Rather than steel pipe, Grupo Secacao chose high-density polyethylene pipe to transport water over the mountains  for its new station on the Choloma River. This more flexible material was bett... Read More
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U.S. seeks spillway gates rehabilitation at 34.5-MW Hills Creek hydro project

07/31/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to rehabilitate three spillway gates at the 34.5 MW Hills Creek Dam hydro project, on the Middle Fork of the Willamette River in Oregon. 

R&D Forum

07/31/2015

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Tech Briefs

07/30/2015

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Equipment Failure Survey Quantifies Outage Impacts

07/30/2015

The cost and schedule impacts of delaying investment in hydropower equipment to the point of failure can be severe. In fact, according to the results of a recent survey, costs can be 10 times higher than making the investment in advance of the failure.

AHC to supply US$78 million in equipment to Nigerian 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project

07/30/2015

Alstom Hydro China (AHC) was awarded a contract worth about US$78 million by China National Electric Engineering Co., Ltd. to provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the US$1.3 billion 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project on the middle and upper reaches of the Kaduna River near Zungeru, Niger, Nigeria.  

Flow Tests Lead to Increased Efficiencies and Benchmark Measurements

07/30/2015

Measuring water flow to generating units at the 1,520-MW Manic-5 powerhouse, with the goal of maximizing unit efficiency, is a monumental task but the long-term benefits could help Hydro-Quebec customers and establish industry-wide benchmarks.

HydroVision International: How Times Have Changed

07/30/2015

Does the hydroelectric power industry change that much over the years? To find out, we took a look back at topics discussed in Hydro Review in 2002 and 2006, when HydroVision International was previously in Portland.

Pakistan seeks governor, switchgear equipment for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydro project

07/29/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for a guard valve and spares for governor systems and switchgear spares for the 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydroelectric project on the Indus River. 

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Controls & Automation

Pakistan seeks governor, switchgear equipment for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydro project

07/29/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for ...

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 r...

Generators & Electrical Components

Corps seeks hydropower electrical-mechanical engineering in eastern U.S.

07/21/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites applications for pre-qualificat...

China's State Grid to construct longest transmission line in Brazil as part of Belo Monte hydroelectric project

07/21/2015 China's State Grid has been awarded a contract to build and operate a se...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

U.S. seeks spillway gates rehabilitation at 34.5-MW Hills Creek hydro project

07/31/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to rehabilitate three spillw...

AHC to supply US$78 million in equipment to Nigerian 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project

07/30/2015 Alstom Hydro China (AHC) was awarded a contract worth about US$78 millio...

Research & Development

R&D Forum

07/31/2015

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Flow Tests Lead to Increased Efficiencies and Benchmark Measurements

07/30/2015 Measuring water flow to generating units at the 1,520-MW Manic-5 powerho...

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