Hydro Technology & Equipment

News coverage of hydro technology and equipment, such as hydroelectric generators and electrical components, water turbines and mechanical components, controls and automation, and research and development.

Technology & Equip-Jocasseeturbine
Hydro TC Seperator Image v2


Sticky Wickets

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
1/2
Previous Slide Play Slide Pause Slide Next Slide

Hydro Glossary

 

Booklet provides definitions
of 300 terms commonly used
in the hydroelectric industry. 
A ‘must have’ for all hydro
professionals.

Order Today!!

For details, please contact
Foster Printing for reprints,
(866) 879-9144 or email us at
pennwellreprints@fosterprinting.com.

Product of the Week

Professional development hours available for 2015 NHA annual conference attendees

The 2015 National Hydropower Association annual conference, scheduled April 26-29 at th...

Alstom teams up with Atlantium for invasive species prevention technology

Global manufacturer Alstom has signed a bilateral agreement with Israel's Atlantium Tec...

Parker Hannifin introduces portable purification system for hydropower projects

Equipment manufacturer Parker Hannifin released a new portable purification system with...

American Babbitt delivers two bearings for Bonneville hydropower project rehab

West Virginia-based manufacturer American Babbitt Bearing has completed and delivered t...

Meggitt announces new product for mechanical equipment monitoring

Technology manufacturer Meggitt Sensing Systems has released a new monitoring system fo...

Latest Technology & Equipment News

NHA Annual Conference

NHA adds Rep. Tonko, White House adviser Dorgelo to annual conference keynote

03/27/2015

The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce the addition of Congressman Paul Tonko and White House adviser Cristin Dorgelo as speakers during the upcoming NHA Annual Conference, making the event's opening plenary session a can't-miss opportunity.

BHEL contract for Rammam hydro project

Contract awarded to supply 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant in India

03/27/2015

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has been awarded a contract worth INR2.25 billion (US$36 million) to supply equipment for the 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant, being built in India’s West Bengal State.

Summersville Dam

U.S. issues new call for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

03/26/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a new call for bids to supply a fixed cone valve to Summersville Dam on the Gauley River in West Virginia. 

Hydropower flow control company Rodney Hunt

Rodney Hunt celebrates 175 years of hydropower flow control

03/26/2015

Rodney Hunt is celebrating 175 years of providing flow control systems for hydropower, dams and wastewater.

Warsak Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks tendering agent for rehab of 243-MW Warsak hydro project

03/26/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to serve as tendering agent for rehabilitation of the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River. 

USA Map

DOE, Army, Interior extend partnership for hydroelectric power development

03/25/2015

The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of the Army for Civil Works have announced that the trio will extend their partnership to advance hydroelectric power development for an additional five years, extending an agreement that stems to March 2010.

Salmon study results

2014 record year for Columbia River salmon, concerns raised

03/25/2015

Salmon returns in the Columbia River, counted at Bonneville Dam, were the largest in 2014 than in any year since 1938, when fish counting began at the site, according to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

Dworshak Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks oil filtration, circuit breakers for 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

03/25/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply oil filtration systems and circuit breakers for the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

Controls & Automation

U.S. seeks fiber-optic, controls upgrade at 94.5-MW Flatiron hydro project

03/13/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to replace copper control and commu...
Hungry Horse Hydropower Plant

U.S. seeks flowmeters for four penstocks at 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro project

03/10/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply four ultrasonic flowmeter...

Generators & Electrical Components

Dworshak Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks oil filtration, circuit breakers for 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

03/25/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply oil filtration sys...

U.S. further extends impeller replacement, stator rewind bidding at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

03/24/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation further extended the deadline for bids to supp...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

BHEL contract for Rammam hydro project

Contract awarded to supply 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant in India

03/27/2015 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has been awarded a contract worth INR2....
Summersville Dam

U.S. issues new call for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

03/26/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a new call for bids to suppl...

Research & Development

NHA Annual Conference

NHA adds Rep. Tonko, White House adviser Dorgelo to annual conference keynote

03/27/2015 The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce the addition ...
USA Map

DOE, Army, Interior extend partnership for hydroelectric power development

03/25/2015 The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. ...

Most Read Articles