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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

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.

Voith wins hydro equipment orders for 111-MW Rasuwaghadi in Nepal, 690-MW Salal in India

08/19/2014

Hydropower equipment manufacturer Voith has received orders to equip the 111-MW Rasuwaghadi hydroelectric project in Nepal and to supply six new turbine runners for the 690-MW Salal hydroelectric project in India.

Pakistan extends consultant call for 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension

08/19/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest for project preparation and design of the 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks gate installation, fabrication at Montgomery Locks and Dam

08/19/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from firms to install replacement gates, and to fabricate the gates, at the Corps' Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River near Beaver, Pa.

U.S. seeks transformer, electrical upgrades at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

08/18/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform transformer and electrical equipment upgrades at the first and second powerhouses of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

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 Researdh Foundation that highlight potential future members of the hydroelectric power industry.

Controls & Automation

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...

Fraunhofer model to help BPA fine-tune 22,000-MW Columbia Basin hydro operations

08/12/2014 Fraunhofer Institute of Germany said it has created a simulation and opt...

Generators & Electrical Components

U.S. seeks transformer, electrical upgrades at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

08/18/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform transformer and e...

Arizona contractor to tune power stabilizers, exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam

08/15/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to William Koron...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

HydroVision International 2015 announces call for abstracts, panelists

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

Voith wins hydro equipment orders for 111-MW Rasuwaghadi in Nepal, 690-MW Salal in India

08/19/2014 Hydropower equipment manufacturer Voith has received orders to equip 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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