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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.

    In-Situ announces new water, temperature logger

    04/21/2014

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

    Inspector general orders FERC to restrict sensitive power system information

    04/11/2014

    Citing lapses in control of sensitive power system information, the Energy Department's Office of Inspector General has ordered the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to take immediate steps to protect national security information pertaining to the bulk power system, which in some cases includes hydroelectric facilities.

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

    04/10/2014

    Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW) invites expressions of interest from consultants to supervise rehabilitation construction of 700-kW Studena Dam.

    U.S. seeks firms to replace relays, switchgear at 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project

    04/04/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace protective relays and switchgear/motor control assemblies at the 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project on the St. Marys River at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

    Corps awards contract for Chief Joseph Dam inclinometers

    04/02/2014

    Holt Services Inc. has won a US$74,825 contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform drilling to replace inclinometers monitoring what the agency called a "massive landslide" on the left bank at Chief Joseph Dam.

    Parker Hannifin offers vibration sensor for hydropower project equipment monitoring

    03/28/2014

    Technologies manufacturer Parker Hannifin has introduced a wireless vibration sensor as part of a conditioning monitoring system that could have applications for hydropower project owners and operators.

    Upgrade Improves Usefulness of FERC Notices on HydroWorld.com

    03/18/2014

    Subscribers to the premium content portion of the HydroWorld.com website now can access email addresses for contacts at hydroelectric projects licensed or permitted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    OWA seeks abstracts for 2014 Power of Water Canada conference

    03/11/2014

    The Ontario Waterpower Association has issued a call for abstracts in anticipation of OWA's annual Power of Water Canada conference.

    U.S. seeks firms for bridge crane drive control upgrade at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

    03/05/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to upgrade bridge crane VFD drive controls at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam in Washington.

    U.S. extends bidding for new control structure at Saylorville Dam

    03/03/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to construct a new diversion dam control structure at Saylorville Dam in Polk County, Iowa.

    U.S. extends bidding for relays, switchboards for 90-MW Norfork, 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro projects

    02/24/2014

    The Southwestern Power Administration has extended the deadline for bids to replace protective relay and control switchboard panels at two substations and at 90-MW Norfork and 340-MW Bull Shoals hydropower projects in Arkansas.

    U.S. seeks relays, switchboards for 90-MW Norfork, 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro projects

    02/13/2014

    The Southwestern Power Administration seeks bids to replace protective relay and control switchboard panels at two substations and at 90-MW Norfork and 340-MW Bull Shoals hydropower projects in Arkansas.

    Tajikistan seeks rehab consultant for 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project

    02/06/2014

    Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. invites expressions of interest from consultants to oversee refurbishment of electrical and mechanical equipment at Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower project.

    U.S. seeks supplier of parts for Woodward Governor equipment

    02/05/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from suppliers able to supply parts, supplies and technical support for Woodward Governor Co. equipment in its Nashville District.

    Hydro Buyer's Guide website update provides great new features

    01/09/2014

    An update to the Hydro Buyers' Guide online at HydroWorld.com provides a clean new look and many updated features, including products and services grouped into seven broad categories for ease of use.

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    01/08/2014

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    Italian utility awards contract for small hydropower plant supply

    01/06/2014

    Utility Edison S.p.A. has awarded a contract to Hydro Energia S.r.l. to supply two turbine generators and other equipment for the 2.6-MW Fontanamora hydroelectric project.

    Two contracts awarded for work at John Day Dam and hydroelectric facility

    12/30/2013

    Ross-Brandt Electric Inc. and J.E. McAmis Inc. have won contracts with a total value of more than $2.6 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform work at John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

    Nicaragua seeks equipment to rehabilitate 220-kW Salto Negro small hydro project

    12/30/2013

    Nicaragua's Ministerio de Energia y Minas (MEM) seeks bids to supply and install equipment to rehabilitate the 220-kW Salto Negro small hydroelectric project.


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