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Hydro generators and associated electrical equipment are vital elements of hydroelectric powerhouses. Many facilities are undergoing generator rewinds and refurbishment.

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Pakistan seeks transformers for switchyard units of 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project

10/30/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply capacitance-coupled voltage transformers (CCVT) for switchyard Units 11-14 of the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Macedonia water agency seeks repairs, maintenance of hydropower plants

10/23/2014

Macedonia water management agency JP Strezevo seeks bids for repairs and maintenance of equipment for hydropower projects.

Canada utility seeks engineering for fire protection systems at 479-MW Grand Rapids hydro project

10/22/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to serve as advocate engineer for design of fire protection systems for the 479-MW Grand Rapids hydroelectric project in Manitoba. 

U.S. extends switchyard upgrade bidding again for 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

10/15/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has further extended bidding and is keeping the solicitation on temporary hold for a switchyard upgrade at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

Russian supplier installs final generator at 6,400-MW Sayano-Shushenskaya hydro project

10/14/2014

Russian equipment manufacturer Power Machines reports it completed installation of a final giant generator rotor at the 6,400-MW Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric project in Siberia.

U.S. extends bidding for stator replacement at 600-MW Carters Dam

10/13/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to manufacture replacement stator components at Carters Pumped-Storage facility, part of the 600-MW Carters Dam hydroelectric project in Georgia.

U.S. seeks firms to supply unit circuit breakers for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

10/03/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to supply unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

Ecuador advances studies of 3,600-MW Santiago hydro project

10/02/2014

Ecuador's electricity regulator has issued a qualification certificate allowing government utility Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador (Celec) to advance studies of the 3,600-MW Santiago hydroelectric project proposed for Ecuador's Zamora River.

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014

Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equip and construct a substation for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

U.S. again extends deadline for circuit breakers, transformers at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

09/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to replace main unit circuit breakers and instrument transformers at the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Cameroon seeks construction of 30-MW hydro plant at Lom Pangar Dam

09/26/2014

Cameroon utility Electricity Development Corp. (EDC) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 30-MW hydroelectric plant at Lom Pangar Dam, which is being built on Cameroon's Sanaga River.

U.S. seeks firms to provide electrical supplies for hydro projects in Northwest

09/25/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to provide a wide range of electrical supplies to Corps dams and national resource centers in the Corps' Walla Walla District.

U.S. seeks generator-motor stator replacement at 600-MW Carters Dam

09/22/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to manufacture replacement stator components at Carters Pumped-Storage facility, part of the 600-MW Carters Dam hydroelectric project in Georgia.

Alstom to supply turbine, generator for EVN's Thac Mo hydroelectric plant expansion

09/17/2014

Asian utility Electricity of Vietnam has awarded Alstom a US$16.9 million contract to supply a turbine and generator for its expansion of the Thac Mo hydropower plant.

Developer seeks construction of 38.12-MW Mati hydro complex in Albania

09/10/2014

Austria hydropower developer Enso Hydro seeks bids to construct the three-plant, 38.12-MW Mati hydropower complex on the Mati River in Albania.

Utility EB selects supplier for Dovikfoss hydropower plant equipment repairs

09/10/2014

European utility Energiselskapet Buskerud (EB) has selected Alstom to repair and refurbish the existing generator at the 25-MW Dovikfoss hydropower plant in Norway.

U.S. extends, suspends bidding for switchyard upgrades at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

09/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline, and put bidding on temporary hold, to upgrade the switchyard at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

Alstom supplies equipment for hydro projects in Canada, Bhutan

09/08/2014

Electrical equipment manufacturer Alstom has received major contracts to supply a transmission link for Canada's 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydropower development and transformers for Bhutan's 720-MW Mangdechhu hydro project.

U.S. boundary commission seeks excitation system for 132-MW Amistad

09/03/2014

The U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission seeks bids to replace the excitation system of two 33-MW turbine-generators in the U.S. power plant at 132-MW Amistad Dam at Del Rio, Texas.

U.S. extends deadlines for transformer, electrical upgrades at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

08/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended deadlines for bids to perform transformer and electrical equipment upgrades at the first and second powerhouses of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.


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