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Corps seeks firms for work on hydro, dams, other sites in Southeast


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform construction, rehabilitation and other work at hydroelectric projects, dams, and other facilities in its Savannah District.

U.S. seeks firms to refurbish, paint tainter gates at 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to refurbish and paint tainter gates at 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam on Arkansas' White River.

Corps seeks firms for lamprey passage study at Snake River hydro projects


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to perform a lamprey migration and passage study at four hydroelectric projects on the lower Snake River.

ABB wins contract to upgrade Hydro-Quebec transmission system


Power and automation technology group ABB has won a US$60 million order from Hydro-Quebec to replace "vital components" in its ultra-high transmission system.

WAPDA gives Voith contract for Tarbela 4 hydropower plant expansion


Voith Hydro of Germany and Voith Hydro Shanghai have been awarded a joint contract to supply electro-mechanical works for Pakistan's 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 hydropower project extension.

Power Machines completes installation of new hydro turbine at Russia's Rybinskaya


Unit No. 2 at Russia's 356.4-MW Rybinskaya hydroelectric plant has been replaced, according to a release from equipment manufacturer Power Machines.

U.S. seeks relays, switchboards for 90-MW Norfork, 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro projects


The Southwestern Power Administration seeks bids to replace protective relay and control switchboard panels at two substations and at 90-MW Norfork and 340-MW Bull Shoals hydropower projects in Arkansas.

Voith to outfit two Austrian pumped-storage hydropower projects


Utility company Vorarlberger Illwerke AG has awarded contracts to Voith Hydro to equip two pumped-storage hydropower projects in Montafon, Austria.

World's largest hydroelectric power event three-peats as "Fastest 50" recipient


HydroVision International, the world's largest event dedicated to the hydroelectric power industry, has again been recognized by Trade Show Executive as one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the United States.

Consortium wins bid for Belo Monte hydropower project transmission lines


The IE Belo Monte Consortium has been awarded a contract to construct transmission lines associated with Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower plant.

Lockheed Martin, Victorian Wave Partners sign deal for Australian wave energy project


Lockheed Martin and Victorian Wave Partners Ltd. have signed a contract for the development of a 62.5 MW ocean energy station off the cost of Victoria, Australia.

U.S. seeks bids for hydro turbine guide bearings at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply hydro turbine guide bearings for the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Andritz signs deal for Muskrat Falls hydropower plant


Andritz Hydro has been awarded an order to supply all hydromechanical equipment for Canada's 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydropower project.

Hydroelectric power and Russia's energy future


With the eyes of the world on Russia as Sochi hosts the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide chief editor David Appleyard and online editor Michael Harris turn their eyes to the state of Russia's power market.

Tajikistan seeks rehab consultant for 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project


Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. invites expressions of interest from consultants to oversee refurbishment of electrical and mechanical equipment at Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower project.

U.S. seeks firms to refurbish intake equipment, gate shaft at 140-MW Trinity hydro project


The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of refurbishing intake gate mechanical equipment and a gate shaft at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

Pakistan seeks equipment, spares for 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project


Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has issued four solicitations for equipment and spares for the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Hydro Research Foundation accepting research award nominations


The Hydro Research Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2014 Research Awards Program.

U.S. seeks supplier of parts for Woodward Governor equipment


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from suppliers able to supply parts, supplies and technical support for Woodward Governor Co. equipment in its Nashville District.

Developer signs deals with First Nations groups for ocean power studies


Western Tidal Holdings has executed an Investigative Use License Agreement with the Shishalh Nation, allowing the ocean energy developer to explore the development of tidal power projects.

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