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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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    Carters Dam

    U.S. seeks firms to replace generator-motor stators at 600-MW Carters Dam

    04/17/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to manufacture replacement stator components at Carters Pumped-Storage facility, part of the 600-MW Carters Dam hydroelectric project in Georgia.

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    Corps seeks arc flash analysis at Tulsa District hydro projects

    04/17/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest to perform short circuit and arc flash analysis at various facilities, including its hydroelectric projects in the Corps' Tulsa District.

    U.S. reissues PIT tag tender for Northwest fish passage studies

    04/16/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply more than 1 million passive integrated transponder tags for fish passage monitoring in the Columbia River Basin.

    Snake and Columbia Rivers

    U.S. seeks firms for digital governor commissioning at Northwest hydro plants

    04/16/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to providing digital governor commissioning and training services at Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts.

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    Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydroelectric power service

    04/16/2014

    Global manufacturer Alstom has announced the creation of a new Hydro Training Center at its facility in Taubate, Brazil.

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    Canada utility seeks shore stations for two hydro projects

    04/16/2014

    Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to construct two shore stations interconnecting two hydroelectric projects in Manitoba.

    Philpott Hydropower Project

    U.S. seeks operation and maintenance of 14-MW Philpott hydro project

    04/15/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

    Chief Joseph Dam

    U.S. seeks firms for spillway gate maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

    04/15/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform spillway gate lifecycle maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

    Generators & Electrical Components

    Carters Dam

    U.S. seeks firms to replace generator-motor stators at 600-MW Carters Dam

    04/17/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to manu...
    Corps Generating Unit

    Corps seeks arc flash analysis at Tulsa District hydro projects

    04/17/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest to perf...

    Turbines & Mechanical Components

    Alstom Logo

    Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydroelectric power service

    04/16/2014 Global manufacturer Alstom has announced the creation of a new Hydro Tra...
    Philpott Hydropower Project

    U.S. seeks operation and maintenance of 14-MW Philpott hydro project

    04/15/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to pro...

    Research & Development

    U.S. reissues PIT tag tender for Northwest fish passage studies

    04/16/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply more than 1 millio...

    University hopes to use satellites to aid micro hydro development

    04/14/2014 Researchers from the University of Leicester and High Efficiency Heating...

    Controls & Automation

    Inspector general orders FERC to restrict sensitive power system information

    04/11/2014 Citing lapses in control of sensitive power system information, the Ener...

    Bulgaria renews call for supervision to refurbish 700-kW Studena Dam

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