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

U.S. again extends bidding for arc flash mitigation at 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades hydro projects

07/02/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation again extended bidding to provide arc flash mitigation at the 25.5-MW Minidoka and 176.564-MW Palisades hydroelectric projects in Idaho. 

U.S. extends call to replace generator windings at 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

07/02/2015

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

Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant's capacity upped with completion of new transmission line

06/25/2015

A new high-voltage transmission line has allowed Russian generator RusHydro to increase the maximum output capacity of the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower project.

U.S. extends bidding for arc flash mitigation at 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades hydro projects

06/25/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended bidding to provide arc flash mitigation at the 25.5-MW Minidoka and 176.564-MW Palisades hydroelectric projects in Idaho. 

Afghans seek procurement adviser for rehabilitation of 100-MW Naghlu hydro project

06/15/2015

Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites applications from consultants to serve as international procurement adviser for rehabilitation of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project on Afghanistan's Kabul River.

U.S. seeks arc flash mitigation for 25.5-MW Minidoka, 176.5-MW Palisades hydro projects

06/05/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to provide arc flash mitigation at the 25.5-MW Minidoka and 176.564-MW Palisades hydroelectric projects in Idaho. 

Nicaragua seeks equipment for rehab of two 50-MW hydro projects

06/02/2015

Nicaragua utility Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad (Enel) seeks bids to supply plant equipment for rehabilitation of the 50-MW Centroamerica and 50-MW Carlos Fonseca hydroelectric projects on Nicaragua's Viejo River.

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GE providing power conversion system for Paimpol-Brehat tidal energy array

05/28/2015

GE Power Conversion is supplying the electrical conversion system to be installed for a tidal energy array near Paimpol-Brehat, France, later this year.

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

05/26/2015

Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) again seeks bids to replace electrical components, auxiliaries, and instrumentation as part of refurbishment of the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan's Naryn River.

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.

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