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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Dworshak Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks oil filtration, circuit breakers for 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

03/25/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply oil filtration systems and circuit breakers for the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

U.S. further extends impeller replacement, stator rewind bidding at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

03/24/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation further extended the deadline for bids to supply impeller replacements and stator rewinds at the 314-MW John W. Keys III Pump-Generating plant at Grand Coulee Dam.

NordLink to bring Norwegian hydroelectric power to Germany

03/23/2015

Power technologies giant ABB Ltd. Has won orders worth about US$900 million to supply on-shore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations and cable stations that will help connect Norwegian hydroelectric power to be transmitted to German consumers.

Keswick Hydropower Plant

Reclamation awards contract for Keswick hydropower plant bus overhaul

03/18/2015

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a US$1.7 million contract to Gardner Zemke Co. to replace the main bus at the 117-MW Keswick hydropower project in California.

 

U.S. again extends bidding for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

03/17/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation again extended bidding for unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

Ice Harbor Dam

U.S. seeks static inverters for 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam hydro project

03/11/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply station service static inverters for the 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington. 

Rusumo Falls

Nile Lakes states pre-qualify firms to build, equip 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydro project

03/02/2015

Nile Equatorial Lakes states invite applications for pre-qualification to carry out civil works, hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment, a transmission line and switchyard of the proposed 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project on the Kagera River.

U.S. seeks generator model validation testing at nine Corps hydro projects

02/27/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform generator model validation testing at nine Corps hydroelectric projects in Oklahoma and Texas.

Simon Bolivar Hydropower Plant

Venezuela seeks substation upgrade, switchyard for 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

02/27/2015

Venezuela's national utility seeks bids to modernize and expand a substation, construct a new switchyard and modernize transmission lines for the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project.

Hoover Dam

U.S. extends bidding for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

02/26/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended bidding for unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

U.S. sets site visit, extends bidding for 86.4-MW Blue Mesa rewinds, excitation for three hydro projects

02/23/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled a site visit and extended bidding bids to rewind two generators at the 86.4-MW Blue Mesa hydropower plant and to supply excitation systems for Blue Mesa and two other hydro plants in the 1,747.184-MW Colorado River Storage Project.

Pakistan seeks circuit breakers, transformers for 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project

02/23/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply replacement circuit breakers, disconnect switches, and current transformers at the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

German marine hydrokinetics subsidiary appoints new Managing Director, tests new SIT

02/23/2015

Earlier this February, Schottel Group appointed Niels Alexander Lange, 36, as managing director for its subsidiary, Schottel Hydro GmbH. Schottel Group is headquartered in Spay, Germany, and Schottel Hydro focuses on developing marine hydrokinetic power generation systems.  

Nominate your plant for the 2015 Hydro Hall of Fame

02/16/2015

The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide are pleased to announce we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Hydro Hall of Fame.

U.S. seeks unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

02/13/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

Corps seeks firms for hydropower electrical-mechanical engineering in eastern U.S.

02/09/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to perform electrical and mechanical architect-engineer services for hydropower and other projects in the Corps' Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

Inspector: FERC policies to protect sensitive grid information were 'severely lacking'

02/06/2015

The Energy Department's Office of Inspector General has issued a report concluding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission failed to adequately protect the security of electric grid vulnerability analyses to prevent them falling into the wrong hands.

U.S. seeks rewinds for 86.4-MW Blue Mesa, excitation for three hydro projects

02/05/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to rewind two generators at the 86.4-MW Blue Mesa hydropower plant and to supply excitation systems for Blue Mesa and two other hydro plants in the 1,747.184-MW Colorado River Storage Project.

Canada utility extends call for circuit breakers at 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

02/04/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to supply generator circuit breakers for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River in Manitoba.

U.S. extends bidding for station service replacement at 36-MW Kortes hydro project

01/29/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to perform station service equipment replacement at the 36-MW Kortes hydroelectric plant in Wyoming.

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