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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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Vietnam utility seeks bids to equip 2.8-MW So Vin hydro project

08/26/2014

Vietnam hydropower developer Son La Power Co. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the 2.8-MW So Vin hydroelectric project in Vietnam's Muong Te commune of Son La Province.

Voith to upgrade generator at 440-MW Waldeck 2 Pumped-Storage in Germany

08/25/2014

German utility E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH has awarded a contract to Voith to modernize a generator at its 440-MW Waldeck 2 Pumped-Storage project in central Germany.

U.S. EIS advances transmission to deliver Quebec hydropower to New York

08/22/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a final environmental impact statement endorsing the construction and operation of a 1,000-MW transmission line to carry Quebec hydroelectric power to customers in New York City.

ABB to supply grid connection for 6-MW first phase of Scotland tidal project

08/21/2014

Power technology supplier ABB has received a contract from Atlantis Resources Ltd. to supply an onshore grid connection for the 6-MW Phase 1 of the MeyGen tidal stream power project in Scotland's Pentland Firth.

U.S. extends call for main bus replacement at 117-MW Keswick hydropower project

08/21/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for main bus replacement at the 117-MW Keswick hydropower project at Keswick Dam in California.

U.S. seeks transformer, electrical upgrades at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

08/18/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks 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.

Arizona contractor to tune power stabilizers, exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam

08/15/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to William Koronka of Phoenix, Ariz., to perform tuning of power system stabilizers and exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

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

08/14/2014

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

U.S. seeks wiring replacement at Nebraska's Harlan County Dam

08/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again seeks bids to replace electrical wiring at Harlan County Dam in Nebraska, this time opening bidding to all firms.

Corps seeks firms for emergency hydro turbine-generator, pump rehab work

08/13/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform emergency inspection, rehabilitation and replacement of hydroelectric turbines, generators, and pump motors in Corps facilities throughout the continental United States.

U.S. seeks main bus replacement at 117-MW Keswick hydropower project

08/01/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for main bus replacement at the 117-MW Keswick hydropower project at Keswick Dam in California.  

Seattle City Light completes rewinding of unit at Boundary Dam hydropower project

07/28/2014

Unit 53 is back in operation at Seattle City Light's 1,003-MW Boundary Dam hydropower project, the northewestern utility reported.

African bank seeks feasibility studies of three small hydro projects in Liberia

07/23/2014

The African Development Bank invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform feasibility studies of three mini- or small hydropower projects in Liberia.

U.S. seeks bids for switchyard upgrades at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

07/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to upgrade the switchyard at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

Norway operator seeks trash rake, transformers, switchgear for 30-MW Ramfoss hydro project

07/14/2014

Norwegian hydro operator Ramfoss Kraftlag invites applications for pre-qualification to supply a trash rake and transformers, switchgear and controls for the 30-MW Ramfoss hydroelectric project in Norway.

U.S. seeks firms to supply transformers for 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

07/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to supply 19 transformers for 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

Gambia River agency seeks construction supervision for 128-MW Sambangalou hydro project

07/11/2014

The Gambia River development agency invites expressions of interest from consulting engineers to provide construction monitoring and supervision of the 128-MW Sambangalou hydroelectric project and 1,677 kilometers of transmission lines in Africa's Gambia River Basin.

Venezuela seeks inspection of equipment to upgrade six units of 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

07/08/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites expressions of interest to perform factory inspection of equipment required for modernization of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

U.S. seeks firms for electrical equipment replacement at 525-MW Libby Dam

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of replacing electrical distribution equipment at 525-MW Libby Dam and powerhouse on the Kootenai River in Montana.

Papua New Guinea seeks hydro program consultant, EPC contractor for 3-MW Ramazon hydro project

06/27/2014

Papua New Guinea utility PNG Power Ltd. invites expressions of interest for a program implementation specialist as well as bids for engineering, procurement and construction of the 3-MW Ramazon hydroelectric project on Papua New Guinea's Ramazon River.


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