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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. to seek bids for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

11/21/2014

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

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Isle of Man prepares for marine hydrokinetic development

11/21/2014

Manx Tidal Energy Ltd. and Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd. have been selected by the Isle of Man, located in the British Isles, to provide tidal energy development as part of the government’s Vision2020 Plan. 

R&D Forum

11/20/2014

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

FERC approves power system physical security reliability standard

11/20/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued new rules approving, with modifications, a power system physical security reliability standard submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corp.

Tech Briefs

11/20/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Reivax wins awards for exciter replacements at two North American hydropower projects

11/20/2014

Power technology group Reivax North America has received a pair of rehabilitation and upgrade awards for work at hydropower projects in Arkansas and Washington.

U.S. seeks gantry crane for Idaho's Ririe Dam

11/20/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply and install a five-ton monorail gantry crane at Ririe Dam on Willow Creek in Idaho.

Testing a Power System Frequency Control Product

11/19/2014

Hydro-Québec in Canada and Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden have used a new power system frequency control test bench to accurately model the prime mover and speed governor of a synchronous generator.

Controls & Automation

Testing a Power System Frequency Control Product

11/19/2014 Hydro-Québec in Canada and Svenska Kraftnät in Sweden have used a new po...

U.S. seek firms to install governors at 810-MW Little Goose hydro project

11/05/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to inst...

Generators & Electrical Components

U.S. to seek bids for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

11/21/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids for unit circuit breakers a...

FERC approves power system physical security reliability standard

11/20/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued new rules approving,...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

Torcado Aqua Inshore

Isle of Man prepares for marine hydrokinetic development

11/21/2014 Manx Tidal Energy Ltd. and Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd. have been selected ...

U.S. seeks gantry crane for Idaho's Ririe Dam

11/20/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply and install a five-ton mo...

Research & Development

R&D Forum

11/20/2014

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Register for HydroVision Russia 2015 now and save

11/19/2014 Time is running out to receive a special early registration rate for Hyd...

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