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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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Latest Generators & Electrical Components News

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.

U.S. awards Lower St. Anthony Falls Dam machinery, control, lighting rehab

08/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to BBA Construction LLC to replace central control station electrical equipment at its Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in Minneapolis.

ABB to supply electrical equipment to India's 96-MW Dikchu hydro project

08/27/2014

Power equipment supplier ABB has won a contract to supply electrical balance of plant to the 96-MW Dikchu hydroelectric project in India's Sikkim State.

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.


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