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Swiss seek mini-hydro turbine-generator for 27-MW Bramois hydro project

08/07/2014

Contractor Hydro Exploitation SA seeks bids to replace a mini-hydropower turbine-generator downstream of the 27-MW Bramois hydroelectric project on the Rhone River in Switzerland.

European bank, donors fund modernization of 126-MW Kayrakkum hydro project

08/07/2014

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and other donors have approved US$75 million in funding for the first phase of modernization of the 126-MW Kayrakkum Dam hydroelectric project on Tajikistan's Syr Darya River.

Puerto Rico utility seeks redevelopment of 1.1-MW Lago Loiza hydro project

08/07/2014

Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) seeks bids to redevelop the 1.1-MW Lago Loiza hydroelectric project, knocked out of service by hurricane flooding in 1989.

Les Cedres, Stevens Creek hydropower projects join Hydro Hall of Fame

08/06/2014

Two additional plants were added to the Hydro Hall of Fame at this year’s HydroVision International closing awards luncheon and finale in Nashville, Tenn.

Venezuela extends call to inspect equipment to upgrade 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

08/05/2014

Venezuela utility Corporacion Electrica Nacional S.A. (Corpoelec) has extended the deadline for 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.

Paraguay seeks bids to construct 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project

08/04/2014

Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) seeks bids for civil and hydro-mechanical construction of the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project on Paraguay's border with Argentina and Brazil.

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Deep Ocean's surface vessels offer new option for dam, hydropower project maintenance and inspection

08/04/2014

Manufacturing and design company Deep Ocean Engineering, Inc. displayed a number of submersible and surface remotely operated vehicles during the recent HydroVision International 2014 Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn., highlighting their applications in the areas of hydroelectric power and dam safety.

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.  

Hydroelectric power returns to England's Cragside estate

07/30/2014

The world's first home to be lit by hydroelectricity is once again being powered by water following the installation of a new Archimedes screw turbine at England's Cragside estate.

BNDES credit line includes hydropower plant maintenance

07/30/2014

Brazil's Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (BNDES) has approved a US$143 million credit line to energy firm Tractebel.

U.S. seeks intake screens, frames for 130-MW Barkley, 184-MW Kentucky locks, dams

07/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for fabrication of intake screens and frames for 130-MW Barkley Lock and Dam and 184-MW Kentucky Lock and Dam in Kentucky.

CKD Blansko to supply hydro turbine-generator for Plav project

07/29/2014

Utility company Jihocesky Vodarensky Svaz has awarded a contract CKD Blansko Engineering to supply a turbine-generator for the intake of the Plav water treatment plant in the Czech Republic.

Corps awards contracts for emergency equipment rehab, replacement at northwestern facilities

07/29/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to Alstom, Andritz, National Electric Coil and Voith for the emergency rehabilitation or replacement of turbines, generators and pump motors in the Corps' Northwestern Region.

Canada utility extends bidding for gates installation at 47-MW Ladore hydro project

07/29/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro has extended the deadline for bids to install replacement intake gates at the 47-MW Ladore hydroelectric project on the Campbell River in British Columbia.

Contract awarded for Rochetaillee small hydropower plant installation

07/29/2014

The town of Saint-Etienne has awarded a contract worth US$1 million to Cegelec/Ellipse Mandataire Cogelec to install a micro hydropower project at a pressure break in the municipality of Rochetaillee, France.

Amjet unveils new low-head turbine generator unit

07/28/2014

A new generator unit unveiled at HydroVision International 2014 by manufacturer Amjet Turbine Systems LLC has earned the Iowa-based company a US$1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Small Business Innovation Research Phase II program.

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

07/28/2014

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

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.

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GE unveils new hydro turbine monitoring and protection solution at HydroVision International 2014

07/24/2014

General Electric's Measurement & Control business launched its new Bently Nevada Advanced Distributed Architecture Platform Technology (ADAPT) 3701/46 Hydro Monitor earlier today at HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Canada utility seeks piezometric tests at Duncan Dam

07/24/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to perform piezometric response tests at Duncan Dam on the Kootenay River in British Columbia.

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