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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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    FERC sets conferences on critical infrastructure, system reliability

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    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an agenda and discussion topics for a technical conference April 29 on Critical Infrastructure Protection issues.

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    Brazilian researchers have met to discuss the use of satellites to collect hydrometeorological data to better forecast weather-related events.

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    Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding units for Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant.

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    India utility seeks digital governors for 180-MW Baira Siul hydro project

    04/22/2014

    India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to replace existing governors with microprocessor-based digital governor systems at the 180-MW Baira Siul hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State.

    DOE Seal

    DOE announces new opportunities for hydroelectric power technology developers

    04/21/2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy has made a pair of announcements designed to promote the development of hydroelectric power and other renewable energy technologies in support of the Obama administration's "all-of-the-above" plan.

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    Italy utility seeks valves for 15.6-MW Mallero 1, 4.4-MW Mallero 2 hydro projects

    04/21/2014

    Italian renewable energy operator Enel Green Power S.p.A. seeks bids to supply replacement valves for 15.6-MW Mallero 1 and 4.4-MW Mallero 2 hydroelectric projects in Sondrio Province of Italy's Lombardy Region.

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    In-Situ announces new water, temperature logger

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    Technology developer In-Situ Inc. has announced the development of a new water level and temperature data logger.

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    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.

    Generators & Electrical Components

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    Turbines & Mechanical Components

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    EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

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    Research & Development

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