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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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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.

New Mexico county seeks generator rewind for 8-MW El Vado hydro project

11/12/2014

Los Alamos County invites applications for pre-qualification for a hydroelectric generator rewind project at the 8-MW El Vado hydro project on Rio Chama in New Mexico.

Higher rates could help pay for hydropower project upgrades, rehab in Newfoundland and Labrador

11/11/2014

Provincial energy corporation Nalcor Energy has filed an amended General Rate Application (GRA) via its subsidiary, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, that could increase the province's electricity rates to help pay for modernization and upgrade programs.

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

11/07/2014

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

U.N. agency seeks generator rehab equipment for Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydro project

11/06/2014

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to supply thrust bearings, half-coils and other equipment for generator rehabilitation at Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydroelectric project.

Bidding extended for impeller replacements, stator rewinds at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

11/03/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has 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.

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.

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