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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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Latest Technology & Equipment News

Hydro foundation announces researchers

Hydro Research Foundation announces 2015 class of researchers

05/22/2015

The Hydro Research Foundation has released its list of researchers for 2015.

Deep Green Wave Energy Unit

Wave energy developer Minesto establishes UK headquarters with Welsh funds

05/20/2015

The Welsh government has awarded US$14.45 million to marine energy developer Minesto as part of its European Regional Development Fund.

Trinity Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks intake refurbishment, extends call for generator rewinds at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

05/20/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for intake mechanical equipment refurbishing and gate shaft refurbishing at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks power swing control for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam, electrical equipment for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4

05/20/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply compressors for controlling a power swing phenomenon of turbines at the 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

R&D Forum

05/20/2015

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Tech Briefs

05/20/2015

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

An Approach Developed for Fatigue LIfe Estimation of Penstock Tie Rods

05/19/2015

Additional inspection methodologies are now available for use in the hydroelectric industry resulting from a study on tie rod threaded connections' fatigue life performed in penstock bifurcations at Hoover Dam.

Fish

U.S. seeks firms for bio-statistical services to fish passage program

05/19/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to provide bio-statistical services to its Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program in the Pacific Northwest.

Product of the Week

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Hydro project parts manufacturer releases new resource guide

Hydro project parts and technology manufacturer Parker Hannifin Corporation has release...
GGB Bearings

Hydro technology manufacturer announces new bearings

GGB Bearing Technology is now offering two new metallic bearing materials, the hydro pr...
Flow Science

Hydro technology company Flow Science announces software upgrades

Flow Science, Incl. has released a new version of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD...
Saab Seaeye

Saab Seaeye opens new Houston office

Hydro technology manufacturer Saab Seaeye has expanded its international presence with ...
Phoenix Electric

Phoenix Electric offers electrical components for hydropower projects

Phoenix Electric Corporation offers custom-made high-current switchgear with applicatio...

Controls & Automation

Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks power swing control for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam, electrical equipment for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4

05/20/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to s...

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generator for 2.7-MW Realp 2 small hydro project

05/05/2015 Swiss utility Elektrizitatswerk Ursern seeks bids to supply a turbine-ge...

Generators & Electrical Components

Trinity Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks intake refurbishment, extends call for generator rewinds at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

05/20/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for intake mechanical equipment ref...
Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks power swing control for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam, electrical equipment for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4

05/20/2015 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to s...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

Deep Green Wave Energy Unit

Wave energy developer Minesto establishes UK headquarters with Welsh funds

05/20/2015 The Welsh government has awarded US$14.45 million to marine energy devel...
Trinity Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks intake refurbishment, extends call for generator rewinds at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

05/20/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for intake mechanical equipment ref...

Research & Development

Hydro foundation announces researchers

Hydro Research Foundation announces 2015 class of researchers

05/22/2015 The Hydro Research Foundation has released its list of researchers for 2...

R&D Forum

05/20/2015

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Hydro Glossary


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