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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. EIS advances transmission to deliver Quebec hydropower to New York

08/22/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a final environmental impact statement endorsing the construction and operation of a 1,000-MW transmission line to carry Quebec hydroelectric power to customers in New York City.

ABB to supply grid connection for 6-MW first phase of Scotland tidal project

08/21/2014

Power technology supplier ABB has received a contract from Atlantis Resources Ltd. to supply an onshore grid connection for the 6-MW Phase 1 of the MeyGen tidal stream power project in Scotland's Pentland Firth.

Bulgaria seeks consultant for hydro project rehabilitation program

08/21/2014

Bulgaria utility Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania EAD (NEK) invites expressions of interest from consultants for a program to rehabilitate major hydroelectric projects.

U.S. awards turbine runner, gate replacement contracts at 80-MW Denison Dam

08/21/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded contracts for turbine runner replacement and flood gate replacement at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

U.S. extends call for main bus replacement at 117-MW Keswick hydropower project

08/21/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for main bus replacement at the 117-MW Keswick hydropower project at Keswick Dam in California.

HydroVision International 2015 announces call for abstracts, panelists

08/20/2014

HydroVision International is now accepting abstract submissions for the Technical Papers track of the 2015 conference program, Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines Managing Editor Elizabeth Ingram announces. In addition, for the second year, the organizers have issued a call for panelists for the Panel Presentation track.

French dams operator seeks command control upgrade for 9-MW Naussac Dam

08/20/2014

Loire River dams owner Etablissement Public Loire (EPL) invites applications for pre-qualification to modernize the command control system of 9-MW Naussac Dam in France's Loire River Basin.

U.S. seeks hydropower, pumping plant engineering for Corps hydro design center

08/20/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks expressions of interest to provide hydroelectric power and pumping plant engineering, design, and analysis services for its Hydroelectric Design Center and its Hydropower Analysis Center in Portland.

Controls & Automation

Bulgaria seeks consultant for hydro project rehabilitation program

08/21/2014 Bulgaria utility Natsionalna Elektricheska Kompania EAD (NEK) invites ex...

French dams operator seeks command control upgrade for 9-MW Naussac Dam

08/20/2014 Loire River dams owner Etablissement Public Loire (EPL) invites applicat...

Generators & Electrical Components

U.S. EIS advances transmission to deliver Quebec hydropower to New York

08/22/2014 The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a final environmental impact st...

ABB to supply grid connection for 6-MW first phase of Scotland tidal project

08/21/2014 Power technology supplier ABB has received a contract from Atlantis Reso...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

U.S. awards turbine runner, gate replacement contracts at 80-MW Denison Dam

08/21/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded contracts for turbine runne...

HydroVision International 2015 announces call for abstracts, panelists

08/20/2014 HydroVision International is now accepting abstract submissions for the ...

Research & Development

U.S. seeks hydropower, pumping plant engineering for Corps hydro design center

08/20/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks expressions of interest to provid...

Karen Studarus: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

08/18/2014 This is the second in a series of profiles provided by the Hydro Researd...


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