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Haiti extends call for engineering, supervision to refurbish 2.65-MW Drouet hydro project

05/19/2014

Electricite d'Haiti (EDH) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest to perform engineering studies and project supervision for rehabilitation of the 2.65-MW Drouet hydroelectric project in the community of Saint-Marc, Haiti.

Alstom wins contract for Tysso 2 hydropower plant equipment

05/19/2014

Norwegian utility Statkraft has awarded a contract to Alstom to supply a new control systems and balance-of-plant equipment for the 180-MW Tysso 2 hydropower plant.

Unit No. 1 back on line at Tajikistan's 670-MW Sangtuda 1

05/15/2014

Generating unit No. 1 at Tajikistan's Sangtuda 1 hydropower project is back in service following major repairs, operator OJSC Sangtudinskaya GES-1 has reported.

Mozambique seeks hydro-mechanical specialist for Corumana Dam expansion

05/15/2014

Mozambique invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve as hydro-mechanical specialist on a project to complete expansion of Corumana Dam on the Sabie River.

Units at Minnesota Power's 72-MW Thomson hydropower plant to be back on line soon

05/15/2014

Generation at Minnesota Power's 72-MW Thomson hydropower plant could resume early this summer, according to an update provided during the company's annual meeting of shareholders earlier this week.

U.S. seeks cavitation repair at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee, 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro projects

05/15/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for turbine runner cavitation repair at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project in Washington and the 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro project in Montana.

Lausanne awards contract for Lavey hydropower plant control system

05/14/2014

The city of Lausanne has awarded a US$1.2 million contract to Groupe E SA to expand and adapt the control system of Switzerland's 93-MW Lavey hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

05/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply a fixed cone valve to Summersville Dam on the Gauley River in West Virginia.

Kaukauna Utilities completes upgrade to Badger small hydroelectric plant

05/14/2014

Kaukauna Utilities marked the completion of an overhaul to its Badger small hydropower project earlier this week with a formal dedication ceremony.

More than just one more meeting

05/13/2014

During the average week, I attend quite a few meetings. This week, I have 15 (admittedly, this is an abnormal week, I do not usually have quite so many meetings).

Marine hydrokinetics taking center stage

05/13/2014

As power generators across the world look toward renewable energies, the marine and hydrokinetic sector is quickly becoming an area of emphasis within the hydropower industry.

U.S. seeks firms to refurbish thrust bearing shoes at 810-MW Lower Monumental, 603-MW Ice Harbor dams

05/13/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to refurbish thrust bearing shoes at 810-MW Lower Monumental and 603-MW Ice Harbor dams on the Snake River in Washington.

Nautricity deploys tidal turbine at Scotland's EMEC

05/13/2014

Tidal energy developer Nautricity has deployed the first of its Contra Rotating Marine Turbine (CoRMaT) units at the European Marine Energy Centre in Scotland, moving the technology one step closer toward commercial viability.

Corps extends registration for Little Rock District industry day for hydro, other work

05/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock District has extended the deadline for registration to attend a fiscal year 2014 industry day to talk with contractors about work on its facilities and hydropower projects.

Jensen wins contract to construct new diversion dam control structure at Saylorville Dam

05/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$9.29 million contract to Jensen Construction Co. to construct a new diversion dam control structure at Iowa's Saylorville Dam.

EdgeTech unveils new underwater surveying tool

05/12/2014

A new bathymetry system from underwater technology developer EdgeTech allowed the company to map Canada's St. John's Harbor in less than three hours.

Hydroelectric power strong for Alstom in FY 2013-14

05/09/2014

Amidst uncertainty about the company's future, Fiscal Year 2013/14 results announced earlier this week by global conglomerate Alstom reveal a strong performance by in the hydroelectric power market.

U.S. seeks wicket gates for 3.4-MW Boise Diversion Dam hydro plant

05/09/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply replacement wicket gates for the 3.4-MW Boise Diversion Dam on Idaho's Boise River.

Argentina seeks hydropower inventory of Iruya, Pescado rivers

05/09/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry invites expressions of interest to study the hydropower potential of the Iruya and Pescado rivers, tributaries of the Bermejo River in northern Argentina.

Chippis hydropower plant celebrating rehab with public tours

05/09/2014

Swiss energy company Alpiq is opening the doors of its Navizence hydropower project to the public to celebrate the completion of a four-year rehabilitation.


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