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FWEE invites public to learn more about hydropower projects with geocaching

07/02/2014

The Foundation for Water & Energy Education is offering a new program to help encourage the public to learn about hydroelectric power projects within America's Pacific Northwest.

Black Rock Tidal releases details for Bay of Fundy ocean power project

07/02/2014

German marine propulsion manufacturer Schottel has announced details of a 2.5 MW ocean power demonstration berth its subsidiary Black Rock Tidal Power, Inc. plans to install in Canada's Bay of Fundy.

Monitoring Suspended Sediment and Turbine Efficiency

07/01/2014

Sediment in the water passing through hydro turbines can have a significant effect on unit efficiency. The authors undertook a research project to better understand the interactions between suspended sediment, turbine wear and unit efficiency.

Big Efforts for Small Hydro at Choloma Project

07/01/2014

An innovative, collaborative effort combines six rivers, six intakes, one steel tank and a powerhouse to create the 9.7 MW Choloma hydroelectric project in Guatemala.

Rehabilitation of Turbines at the Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

07/01/2014

Turbine rehabilitation at the 112 MW Ohakuri Hydro Power Station in New Zealand was owner Mighty River Power's most complex program of works of any it had previously performed.

Tech Notes

07/01/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology from July-August 2014

U.S. seeks firms for electrical equipment replacement at 525-MW Libby Dam

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of replacing electrical distribution equipment at 525-MW Libby Dam and powerhouse on the Kootenai River in Montana.

Voith Hydro wins contract for Center Hill Dam turbine-generator unit rehab

07/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineershas awarded a US$47.2 million contract to Voith Hydro Inc. to refurbish turbine-generators at the 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

Inaugural class of Women with Hydro Vision Award recipients announced

07/01/2014

The PennWell Hydro Group is pleased to announce the inaugural class of recipients of the Women with Hydro Vision award.

Nautricity, Fundy Tidal teaming up for Nova Scotia ocean energy project

06/30/2014

Ocean energy developers Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a 500 kW tidal power project in Nova Scotia's Petit Passage.

Last turbine unit in operation at Chian's 5,850-MW Huaneng Nuozhadu hydropower plant

06/30/2014

The last generating unit at China's 5,850-MW Huaneng Nuozhadu hydropower plant is now in operation, developers of the plant have reported.

Innergex completes acquisition of 30.5-MW Sainte-Marguerite 1 hydropower plant

06/30/2014

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. and the Desjardins Group Pension Plan have completed their acquisition of the 30.5-MW Sainte-Marguerite 1 hydropower plant from the Hydromega Group.

U.S. seeks tuning of power stabilizers, exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam

06/27/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform tuning of power system stabilizers and exciters at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

Papua New Guinea seeks hydro program consultant, EPC contractor for 3-MW Ramazon hydro project

06/27/2014

Papua New Guinea utility PNG Power Ltd. invites expressions of interest for a program implementation specialist as well as bids for engineering, procurement and construction of the 3-MW Ramazon hydroelectric project on Papua New Guinea's Ramazon River.

U.S. extends bidding for mechanical component machining at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

06/26/2014

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

HydroVision International technical tour registration deadline extended to July 2

06/26/2014

The deadline to register for each of HydroVision International 2014's three technical tours has been extended to Wednesday, July 2, but space is limited and filling quickly.

Navigant Consulting earns industry honors

06/25/2014

Chicago-based Navigant has earned a number of honors in the Corporate INTL Awards.

HydroVision International: A cornucopia of events “under one roof”

06/25/2014

A stator winding maintenance workshop. A 5K fun run. Meetings of multiple organizations affiliated with the hydroelectric power industry. Research updates and findings. These and many more co-located events are being offered “under one roof” with HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville.

Vietnam utilities seek bids to equip 7.5-MW Nam Nghe, 7.5-MW Dak Pring hydro projects

06/25/2014

Two Vietnam hydropower developers seek bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the 7.5-MW Nam Nghe and 7.5-MW Dak Pring hydroelectric projects in Vietnam.

HAE, GESA sign agreement for Colombian hydropower project development

06/25/2014

North American power company Hydro Alternative Energy, Inc., and South America's Generamos Energia SA ESP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop hydrokinetic power projects in Colombia.

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