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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

British Columbia unveils zebra, quagga mussel defense plan

04/01/2015

British Columbia has increased its efforts to protect itself against invasive zebra and quagga mussels, launching a new US$1 million program aimed at early detection and rapid response to sightings within the province.

Another bid extension issued for impeller replacement, stator rewind at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

04/01/2015

Another deadline extension has been issued by the Bureau of Reclamation for bids to supply impeller replacements and stator rewinds at the 314-MW John W. Keys III Pump-Generating plant at Grand Coulee Dam.

U.S. further extends call for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

03/31/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation further extended bidding for unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

Atlantis Tidal Turbine

Lockheed Martin to construct tidal turbines for Atlantis' MeyGen array

03/30/2015

Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has awarded a construction contract to manufacturer Lockheed Martin to deliver a 1.5 MW turbine to be used at its MeyGen site in Scotland's Pentland Firth.

Keeyask Hydropower Plant

Canada utility seeks cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

03/30/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply a draft tube crane and an intake monorail crane for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River in Manitoba.

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Toshiba wins turbine contract for Myanmar's 308-MW Upper Yeywa hydropower plant

03/30/2015

The Toshiba Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise to supply four turbine and generator units for the 308-MW Upper Yeywa hydropower project.

Golovnaya Hydropower Plant

Tajikistan seeks rehab construction of 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project

03/30/2015

Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. seeks bids for construction and completion of the rehabilitation of Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower project.

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.

Controls & Automation

Golovnaya Hydropower Plant

Tajikistan seeks rehab construction of 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project

03/30/2015 Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. seeks bids for construction ...

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...

Generators & Electrical Components

Another bid extension issued for impeller replacement, stator rewind at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

04/01/2015 Another deadline extension has been issued by the Bureau of Reclamation ...

U.S. further extends call for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

03/31/2015 The Bureau of Reclamation further extended bidding for unit circuit brea...

Turbines & Mechanical Components

Atlantis Tidal Turbine

Lockheed Martin to construct tidal turbines for Atlantis' MeyGen array

03/30/2015 Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has awarded a constructio...
Keeyask Hydropower Plant

Canada utility seeks cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

03/30/2015 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply a draft tube crane ...

Research & Development

British Columbia unveils zebra, quagga mussel defense plan

04/01/2015 British Columbia has increased its efforts to protect itself against inv...
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 ...

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