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

Trinity Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks intake refurbishment, extends call for generator rewinds at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

05/20/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for intake mechanical equipment refurbishing and gate shaft refurbishing at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

Tarbela Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks power swing control for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam, electrical equipment for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4

05/20/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply compressors for controlling a power swing phenomenon of turbines at the 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Melje Hydropower Plant

Slovenia utility seeks transformer, other equipment for 2.26-MW Melje hydro project

05/19/2015

Hydro operator Dravske Elektrarne Maribor d.o.o. (DEM) seeks bids to supply a transformer and other equipment for rehabilitation of the 2.26-MW Melje hydroelectric project on Slovenia's Drava River.

U.S. seeks generator windings replacement at 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

05/18/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to replace generator windings of the Unit 3 turbine-generator at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

FERC proposes new reliability standard to deal with geomagnetic disturbances

05/18/2015

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed a new reliability standard to address the vulnerability of the nation's electric grid to geomagnetic disturbances.

U.S. again extends call for station service replacement at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project

05/12/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation further extended the deadline for bids to replace a station service substation and related equipment at the 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project in Idaho.

Canada utility extends switchgear call, seeks excitation for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

05/11/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to supply switchgear and bus duct for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project and issued another solicitation seeking excitation systems for the project.

Alstom wins contract for Carters pumped-storage stator replacements

05/11/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Alstom Power Inc. to manufacture replacement stator components at Carters Pumped-Storage facility, part of the 600-MW Carters hydropower project in Georgia.

Swiss seek equipment for three small hydro plants at 5-MW Fully hydro project

05/08/2015

Swiss hydropower operator Alpiq Suisse SA seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical and other equipment for three small hydro plants at the 5-MW Fully hydroelectric project at Fully, Switzerland.

Canada utility seeks switchgear for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

05/07/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply switchgear and bus duct for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River in Manitoba.

Manitoba Hydro seeks excitation transformers for 1,340-MW Limestone, 250-MW Kelsey hydro projects

05/06/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply excitation transformers for the 1,340-MW Limestone and 250-MW Kelsey hydroelectric projects on the Nelson River in Manitoba.

Corps awards contract for Fort Randall hydropower project switchyard upgrade

05/04/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth US$10.98 million to Interstate Electrical Contractors Inc. for a switchyard upgrade at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydropower plant in South Dakota.

More generator equipment sought for Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydro project

04/28/2015

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to supply generator rotor poles and slip rings for generator rehabilitation at Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydroelectric project.

Senegal River agency seeks environmental, feasibility work for hydro rehab, grid expansion

04/22/2015

A unit of the multi-nation Senegal River management agency invites expressions of interest from consultants to assist in environmental and social assessments and feasibility studies for the Manantali II program of hydropower system rehabilitation and expansion of its transmission system to deliver hydropower to member countries. 

U.S. extends call for station service replacement at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project

04/21/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to replace a station service substation and related equipment at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project in Idaho. 

Kyrgyzstan seeks electrical components, cables to refurbish 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

04/20/2015

Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks bids to replace electrical components including high-voltage cables for the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan's Naryn River.

Swiss utility seeks turbine-generators for 170-kW Seyon Aval hydro project

04/16/2015

Swiss utility Viteos SA seeks bids to supply turbine-generators for the 170-kW Seyon Aval hydroelectric project on the Seyon River at Neuchatel.

U.S. seeks station service equipment replacement at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project

04/10/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to replace a station service substation and related equipment at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam hydro project in Idaho. 

U.S. seeks generator rewinds, intake refurbishment planned, at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

04/10/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to rewind two generators at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California. 

U.S. seeks information on transformer maintenance for Hoover, Davis, Parker hydro projects

04/09/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information from firms capable of performing generator step-up transformer maintenance at the 2,078.8-MW Hoover, 255-MW Davis, and 120-MW Parker dam hydroelectric projects on the Colorado River.

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