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Scottish Enterprise provides funding for Bluemull Sound tidal energy array developer

06/17/2014

Tidal turbine developer Nova Innovation has been awarded US$3.14 million from the Scottish government to help build a marine energy array off the Shetland coast.

U.S. seeks bids to supply outlet bulkheads for 6,809-MW Grand Coulee Dam

06/17/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply two outlet bulkheads for the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee Dam hydroelectric project in Washington.

Siemens, MHI unveil offer for Alstom assets

06/17/2014

International manufacturing powerhouses Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Siemens AG have announced a US$12.2 billion plan to take over French conglomerate Alstom.

Venezuela seeks tech support for six-unit rehab at 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

06/16/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) invites expressions of interest to provide specialized technical support for rehabilitation of six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project on Venezuela's Caroni River.

Voith Hydro ships distributors, stators to AMP's Smithland hydroelectric project

06/16/2014

Voith Hydro's manufacturing plant in Hannibal, Ohio, has made a shipment of three stators and three distributors to American Municipal Power's 72-MW Smithland hydroelectric project in Kentucky.

BHEL commissions fourth turbine unit at India's Rampur hydropower plant

06/16/2014

Equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has commissioned the fourth of six 68 MW turbine units at the 412-MW Rampur hydropower plant in India.

U.S. again seeks machining of mechanical components for 115-MW Ozark hydro project

06/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again seeks bids to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.

Caverion wins Seitakorva hydropower project upgrade contract

06/12/2014

Finnish utility Kemijoki Oy has selected the Caverion Corporation to increase the capacity at its 110-MW Seitakorva hydropower plant.

Oregon wave testing center files FERC license notice, scoping documents

06/12/2014

Oregon State University's Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center has filed a notice of intent to license and environmental scoping documents for the nation's first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site.

U.S. seeks firms to install governors at 11 Northwest hydro plants

06/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install new digital governors at 11 Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts.

Bolivia seeks bids to build two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydro project

06/11/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids to construct the two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks firms for hydro generator machining at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam

06/11/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to perform machining services for equipment from a hydroelectric generator at 198.72-MW Folsom Dam on California's American River.

Durham city center receives 100 kW hydroelectric power project

06/11/2014

Developers of a mixed-use project in Durham City, England, have installed a 100 kW Archimedes screw turbine that will provide about 75% of the energy needed by the complex.

OpenHydro to manufacture, install tidal turbines near Brittany

06/10/2014

Irish manufacturer OpenHydro has been selected to supply two tidal turbines for installation at Paimpol-Brehat in Brittany.

U.S. bumps O&M bidding another month for 14-MW Philpott hydro project

06/10/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extended the bidding deadline nearly another month to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

Canada utility seeks powerhouse cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

06/09/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply powerhouse cranes for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

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