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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Fire starts in Asia’s only underground switchyard, housed at India’s 120-MW Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna hydroelectric project

01/23/2015

Indian media sources say fire broke out in transformer units within the underground switchyard of the 120-MW Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna hydroelectric project about 3:30 a.m. local time, Jan. 22, at the facility located in the district of Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, India.  

U.S. seeks firms to replace switchgear at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

01/21/2015

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to replace 480-volt switchgear at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

U.S. seeks firms to rewind generators at 140-MW Trinity hydro project

01/15/2015

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

India's NHPC seeks switchgear extension bay for 540-MW Chamera 1 hydro project

01/15/2015

India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to supply a 420-kilovolt gas-insulated switchgear extension bay for the 540-MW Chamera 1 hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State.

U.S. seeks firms to supply standby generator at 810-MW Little Goose Dam

01/14/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to supply a standby generator to the juvenile fish facility at the 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

Manitoba Hydro seeks electrical engineering design for low-head hydropower projects

01/08/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for electrical design engineering services including work on low-head hydroelectric projects in Manitoba.

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U.S. seeks station service replacement at 36-MW Kortes hydro project

01/06/2015

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

German state seeks turbine-generators for 2.7-MW Muldestausee hydro project

01/05/2015

The reservoir and hydropower operator of Germany's Saxony-Anhalt State seeks bids to supply two turbine-generators for the proposed 2.7-MW Muldestausee hydropower project on the Mulde River in Germany.

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Bhutan seeks consultants, construction, equipment for 118-MW Nikachhu hydropower project

01/02/2015

The government of Bhutan and its development units seek consultants, civil construction and hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment for the 118-MW Nikachhu hydroelectric project to be built on Bhutan's Nikachhu River.

Canada utility seeks equipment inspection, breakers for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

12/15/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to provide inspection of equipment manufacturing and to supply generator circuit breakers for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River in Manitoba.

U.S. seeks commodity agreements for hydro projects in Northwest

12/09/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply six types of construction commodities under blanket purchase agreements for hydroelectric projects in the Corps' Walla Walla District.

U.S. extends, to revise switchyard upgrade tender for 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

12/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to issue a revised solicitation package and again extended the bidding deadline for a switchyard upgrade at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

Canada utility seeks transformers for 180-MW Bridge River 1, other facilities

12/03/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro invites applications for pre-qualification to supply transformers to various BC Hydro facilities including the 180-MW Bridge River 1 hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

U.S. seeks firms to replace transformers at 255-MW Davis hydro project

11/25/2014

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

U.S. to seek bids for unit circuit breakers at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

11/21/2014

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

FERC approves power system physical security reliability standard

11/20/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued new rules approving, with modifications, a power system physical security reliability standard submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corp.

Reivax wins awards for exciter replacements at two North American hydropower projects

11/20/2014

Power technology group Reivax North America has received a pair of rehabilitation and upgrade awards for work at hydropower projects in Arkansas and Washington.

Pakistan seeks transformer fire protection for 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project

11/19/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply a generator transformer fire protection system for Units 11-14 of the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Nova Group wins contract for electrical work at 1,076-MW Bonneville hydropower project

11/19/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$23 million contract to Nova Group Inc. to replace main unit circuit breakers and instrument transformers for the First Powerhouse at Bonneville Dam.

Pakistan seeks transformers, crane refurbishment for 1,000-MW Mangla hydro project

11/14/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply generator step-up transformers and to refurbish powerhouse cranes for the 1,000-MW Mangla Dam hydroelectric project.

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