Generators & Electrical Components

Hydro generators and associated electrical equipment are vital elements of hydroelectric powerhouses. Many facilities are undergoing generator rewinds and refurbishment.

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Ukraine seeks hydro generator rehab for 686-MW Kremenchuk, 661-MW Dnipro 2

01/30/2013

PJSC UkrHydroEnergo seeks bids for rehabilitation of generators at the 686-MW Kremenchuk and 661-MW Dnipro2 hydroelectric projects on Ukraine's Dnieper River.

India's NHPC seeks shunt reactors for 540-MW Chamera 1 hydro project

01/23/2013

India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to supply three 420-kilovolt, 42-megavolt-ampere reactive shunt reactors for the 540-MW Chamera 1 hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State.

India's NHPC seeks shunt reactors for 540-MW Chamera 1 hydro project

01/23/2013

India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to supply three 420-kilovolt, 42-megavolt-ampere reactive shunt reactors for the 540-MW Chamera 1 hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State.

Pakistan seeks control gear, transformer bay for 184-MW Chashma hydro project

01/23/2013

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply control system and excitation equipment and a generator transformer bay for the 184-MW Chashma hydroelectric project in Pakistan's Mianwali District.

Pakistan seeks control gear, transformer bay for 184-MW Chashma hydro project

01/23/2013

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply control system and excitation equipment and a generator transformer bay for the 184-MW Chashma hydroelectric project in Pakistan's Mianwali District.

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Page Electric wins contract for McNary Dam rehabilitation project

01/21/2013

Page Electric Co. L.P. has been awarded a US$10,335 contract to supply submersible cable for the 980-MW McNary Dam hydroelectric plant on the Columbia River.

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Page Electric wins contract for McNary Dam rehabilitation project

01/21/2013

Page Electric Co. L.P. has been awarded a US$10,335 contract to supply submersible cable for the 980-MW McNary Dam hydroelectric plant on the Columbia River.

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BHEL inaugurates second of two new small hydro turbines at Tajikistan's 9.5-MW Varjob

01/15/2013

Indian manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has completed the rehabilitation and modernization of Tajikistan's 9.5-MW Varjob micro hydro plant.

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BHEL inaugurates second of two new small hydro turbines at Tajikistan's 9.5-MW Varjob

01/15/2013

Indian manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has completed the rehabilitation and modernization of Tajikistan's 9.5-MW Varjob micro hydro plant.

U.S. to seek head cover repair at 402-MW Dworshak hydroelectric project

01/15/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for head cover repair of a generating unit at the 402-MW Dworshak hydroelectric project in Idaho.

U.S. to seek head cover repair at 402-MW Dworshak hydroelectric project

01/15/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for head cover repair of a generating unit at the 402-MW Dworshak hydroelectric project in Idaho.

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ABB wins contract for work at 2,450-MW Chief Joseph hydropower project

01/02/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded ABB, Inc. a contract worth US$7.47 million to supply 11 replacement excitation systems at the 2,457.3-MW Chief Joseph hydroelectric plant near Bridgeport, Wash.

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ABB wins contract for work at 2,450-MW Chief Joseph hydropower project

01/02/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded ABB, Inc. a contract worth US$7.47 million to supply 11 replacement excitation systems at the 2,457.3-MW Chief Joseph hydroelectric plant near Bridgeport, Wash.

El Salvador seeks transformers for two hydropower projects

12/26/2012

El Salvador utility Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) seeks bids two supply two transformers for the 180-MW Quince de Septiembre and 99.4-MW Cinco de Noviembre hydroelectric projects on El Salvador's Rio Lempa.

Swiss city seeks transformer for expansion of 93-MW Lavey hydro

12/21/2012

The city of Lausanne seeks bids to supply a transformer to accommodate the addition of a 29-MW turbine-generator to the 93-MW Lavey hydroelectric project on the Bois-Noir River in Switzerland.

U.S. to seek four-generator rebuild at 1,312-MW Glen Canyon

12/17/2012

The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids to rebuild four generators at 1,312-MW Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.

Energa Hydro awards contract for work at Zydowo pumped-storage plant

12/10/2012

Power Engineering S.A. of Poland has won a US$2.78 million contract to refurbish a generator at the 156-MW Zydowo pumped-storage project on the Radew River.

Turbine-generator rehab contractors sought for Corps in Northwest

11/21/2012

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of providing emergency rehabilitation or replacement of hydroelectric turbines, generators, and pump motors in the Corps' Northwestern Region.

Austria utility seeks steel, earthworks, turbine to expand 9.58-MW Opponitz

11/14/2012

Vienna utility Wien Energie GmbH seeks bids for hydraulic steel, earthworks, and a turbine-generator for expansion of the 9.58-MW Opponitz hydroelectric project on Austria's Ybbs River.

Simplified Method for Estimating the Cost of Plant Equipment

11/01/2012

This article presents a method for calculating the value of various pieces of equipment installed in hydroelectric facilities, based on the parameters that define each component.

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