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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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Ukraine seeks rehab of control, protection systems for 444-MW Kaniv hydro project

11/26/2014

PJSC UkrHydroEnergo seeks bids for rehabilitation of control and protection systems of the 444-MW Kaniv hydroelectric project on Ukraine's Dnieper River.

U.S. seeks concrete saw cutting for bulkhead system at Ohio River's Emsworth Dam

11/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform concrete saw cutting of new maintenance bulkhead recesses at the Corps' Emsworth Locks and Dam on the Ohio River just downstream from Pittsburgh.

Nepal seeks auxiliary system parts for rehab of 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project

11/25/2014

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for powerhouse auxiliary system parts for rehabilitation of the 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydroelectric project on the Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal.

Siemens announces plan to exit marine power sector

11/25/2014

Technology and equipment giant Siemens AG has decided to sell its tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines Ltd., citing slow development in the marine and hydrokinetics sector.

U.S. seeks firms to replace transformers at 255-MW Davis hydro project

11/25/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of supplying replacement transformers for the 255-MW Davis Dam hydroelectric project on the Colorado River.

Italian utility awards lots to outfit four micro hydro projects

11/24/2014

Municipal water supplier Romagna Acque-Societa delle Fonti S.p.A. has awarded contracts for the supply of turbine-generators and other equipment at four micro-hydroelectric power projects in Italy.

Serbia extends call for electro-mechanical equipment to refurbish eight small hydro projects

11/24/2014

Serbia utility Elektroprivreda Srbije has extended the deadline for bids to supply and install electro-mechanical equipment for reconstruction of eight small hydroelectric projects totaling 9.79 MW.

U.S. seeks turbine blade packing for 810-MW Little Goose hydro project

11/24/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply turbine blade packing for six units of the 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

Controls & Automation

Ukraine seeks rehab of control, protection systems for 444-MW Kaniv hydro project

11/26/2014 PJSC UkrHydroEnergo seeks bids for rehabilitation of control and protect...

Testing a Power System Frequency Control Product

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

Generators & Electrical Components

U.S. seeks firms to replace transformers at 255-MW Davis hydro project

11/25/2014 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of supplyin...

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...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

U.S. seeks concrete saw cutting for bulkhead system at Ohio River's Emsworth Dam

11/26/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform concrete saw cutt...

Nepal seeks auxiliary system parts for rehab of 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project

11/25/2014 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for powerhouse auxiliary sy...

Research & Development

Siemens announces plan to exit marine power sector

11/25/2014 Technology and equipment giant Siemens AG has decided to sell its tidal ...

R&D Forum

11/20/2014

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

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