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U.S. seeks firms for bridge crane rehabilitation at 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

10/06/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to carry out mechanical and structural rehabilitation of bridge cranes and a lifting beam at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

U.S. seeks firms to supply unit circuit breakers for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

10/03/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to supply unit circuit breakers and associated equipment for 2,078-MW Hoover Dam in Arizona and Nevada.

U.S. expands query for firms to install governors at 11 Northwest hydro plants

10/03/2014

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

Black & Veatch opens hydropower center in Singapore

10/03/2014

U.S.-based engineering and construction company Black & Veatch announced the opening of a Hydropower Centre of Excellence in Singapore to provide hydroelectric engineering and construction services in Southeast Asia.

DR Congo seeks satellite network, drilling, monitoring gear for Inga hydropower complex

10/03/2014

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks bids to supply a utility satellite broadband network as well as exploratory drilling and monitoring instrumentation for the Inga hydroelectric complex being developed on the DRC's Congo River.

U.S. extends call for gate roller chains at three hydro projects in Northwest

10/02/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to fabricate and supply intake gate roller chains for three major hydroelectric projects on the Snake and Columbia rivers.

Alstom unveils updated Oceade tidal turbine

10/02/2014

Improvements make Alstom's new Oceade tidal stream turbine more efficient, cost-effective and easier to maintan that its previous models, the French manufacturer said.

Ecuador advances studies of 3,600-MW Santiago hydro project

10/02/2014

Ecuador's electricity regulator has issued a qualification certificate allowing government utility Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador (Celec) to advance studies of the 3,600-MW Santiago hydroelectric project proposed for Ecuador's Zamora River.

Corps to test new 52-MW turbine-generator at Missouri's Stockton Dam

10/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for testing and operation of a new 52-MW hydropower turbine replacing the original 45.2-MW unit at Stockton Dam hydroelectric project in Missouri.

Voith to equip hydro projects 695-MW Keeyask in Canada, 46.6-MW Rajamandala in Indonesia

10/01/2014

Units of Voith Hydro have received contracts to equip the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project in Canada and the 46.6-MW Rajamandala hydro project in Indonesia.

Bosnia names seven pre-qualifiers for construction of 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

09/30/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina has pre-qualified seven groups to bid for construction of the 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

U.S. seeks impeller replacements, stator rewinds at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

09/30/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply impeller replacements and stator rewinds at the 314-MW John W. Keys III Pump-Generating plant at Grand Coulee Dam.

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014

Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equip and construct a substation for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

U.S. awards mechanical component machining contract at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

09/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.16 million contract to Highway Machine Co. to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.

Haiti seeks instrumentation for 54-MW Peligre, Canneau dams

09/29/2014

Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to supply gages and monitoring instrumentation at the 54-MW Peligre Dam hydroelectric project and at Canneau Dam on Haiti's Artibonite River.

Gilkes completes work on 700-kW Neaty micro hydro plant

09/29/2014

The 700-kW Neaty micro hydroelectric project is now in operation, according to equipment supplier Gilkes Energy.

Welsh capital seeks 400-kW Radyr Weir hydro project for 19th century weir

09/29/2014

The City of Cardiff Council invites expressions of interest to construct the 400-kW Radyr Weir hydropower project utilizing a 19th century weir owned by the Welsh capital city.

Sue Nee Tan: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

09/29/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation is actively supporting graduate students to conduct research related to conventional and pumped storage hydropower. These students are funded through the Department of Energy’s Water Power Program and industry partners.

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