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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Latest Generators & Electrical Components News

Bidding planned for transformers at U.S. 1,312-MW Glen Canyon Dam

03/04/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids to replace generator step-up transformers at 1,312-MW Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River.

Costa Rica seeks transformers to refurbish 120-MW Rio Macho hydro project

02/26/2013

Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply transformers to help refurbish the 120-MW Rio Macho hydroelectric project on the Macho River.

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Hydro turbine service company HCMS certified as Women's Business Enterprise

02/19/2013

Hydro Consulting & Maintenance Services, Inc. has received national certification as a Women's Enterprise Business from the Women's Business Development Council of Florida, the hydroelectric turbine and generator servicing company has announced.

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Voith Hydro acquires Canadian hydro mechanical equipment manufacturer

02/15/2013

The Voith Group has acquired Canadian hydropower technology manufacturer Vortex Hydrosystemes Inc., the company has announced.

Firms sought by U.S. to supply inverters to 255-MW Davis hydro project

02/07/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of supplying inverters for the 255-MW Davis Dam hydroelectric project on the Colorado River.

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Hydro turbine governor equipment supplier moves to new headquarters

02/04/2013

Hydro technology supplier American Governor Company has moved its Pennsylvania headquarters, the company announced.

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Meggitt announces improvements to hydro turbine monitoring products

02/04/2013

Improvements to its Vibro-Meter proximity measuring system products will give users longer lasting and more reliable sensors for hydro turbine monitoring, manufacturer Meggitt Sensing Systems said.

Measuring Partial Discharge in Stator Windings using 80-pF Line Couplers

02/01/2013

By Stefan Kornhuber, Matthias Boltze and Greg Topjian
Hydro project owners can use 80-pF line couplers to measure partial discharge and detect signals from deeper inside the machine.

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.

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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