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BOEM grants lease for Gulf Stream tidal turbine tests

06/09/2014

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University have signed a five-year lease agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) allowing FAU to test small-scale ocean tidal turbines near Fort Lauderdale.

Important HydroVision deadlines are approaching

06/09/2014

We've still got several weeks before reaching what I'd generally consider to be the dog days of summer, but being in a slight doldrums now just a bit over a month until HydroVision International 2014, I thought I'd take a quick second this week just to take care of a few housekeeping items.

Indonesia seeks hydraulic metal works for 1,040-MW Upper Cisokan pumped-storage

06/06/2014

Indonesia utility PT PLN Persero invites applications for pre-qualification to supply hydraulic metal works for construction of the 1,040-MW Upper Cisokan pumped-storage hydroelectric project in Indonesia.

University opens marine energy research facility

06/06/2014

University of Edinburgh officials have inaugurated a giant wave tank designed to test marine energy devices.

Gilkes breaks ground on 900-kW Kames small hydro project

06/05/2014

Work has begun on the 900-kW Kames small hydropower project along the eastern short of Loch Awe in Argyll and Bute.

Wave energy developer wins research grant

06/05/2014

Australian ocean energy developer Perpetuwave Power Pty Ltd. has received a US$105,000 grant to test its "Wave Harvester" technology in southeast England.

Kiewit, HCMS to be featured in HydroVision International Exhibitor Showcases

06/04/2014

Now in its 20th year, the world's largest hydroelectric power event is pleased to feature two companies as part of a special Exhibiter Showcase at HydroVision International 2014 in Nashville, Tenn.

Alstom wins contract for Finland hydropower project modernization

06/04/2014

Project operator Lansi-Suomen Voima Oy has awarded a contract to equipment manufacturer Alstom to provide retrofit and upgrade services at its 72-MW Harjavalta hydropower plant in Finland.

Deadline for PennWell Wall of Honor sponsorships, nominations is June 24

06/02/2014

The PennWell Corporation is proud to once again feature the Wall of Honor as a prominent part of all its 2014 North America Power Events.

Luebke to lead Bureau of Reclamation's Technical Service Center

06/02/2014

Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Lowell Pimley has named Tom Luebke, P.E., as Director of Reclamation’s Technical Service Center, effective today.

 

U.S. extends bidding for cavitation repair at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee, 428-MW Hungry Horse

06/02/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for turbine runner cavitation repair at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project in Washington and the 428-MW Hungry Horse hydro project in Montana.

Hydro Research Foundation announces new class of hydroelectric power researchers

05/30/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation has announced the addition of 12 new Research Award Program recipients.

Liberia seeks operation, maintenance for 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project

05/29/2014

The government said applicants mainly should be power companies, although it would consider applications from joint ventures of a hydropower generator and a hydropower design consultant.

Canada utility seeks circuit breakers for five hydro projects

05/29/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to replace low-voltage circuit breakers and related equipment at five hydroelectric projects in British Columbia.

EMEC study shows cost-saving measures for marine energy developers

05/28/2014

Results from an ongoing study have shown the potential for "considerable" cost savings using the capabilities of smaller support vessels in the marine and hydrokinetics sector, according to a release from the European Marine Energy Centre.

Alstom wins contracts for two Swiss hydropower project rehabillitations

05/28/2014

Equipment manufacturer Alstom has been awarded contracts worth more than US$12.2 million to modernize two hydropower projects in Switzerland's Canton Glarus and Canton Valais.

U.S. seeks wiring replacement, tainter gate repairs at Nebraska's Harlan County Dam

05/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to replace electrical wiring and to repair tainter gates at Harlan County Dam in Nebraska.

Costa Rica seeks construction supervision for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

05/28/2014

Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids from consultants to serve on a panel to supervise construction of the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

RusHydro starts up two new 640 MW turbine units at Sayano-Shushenskaya

05/28/2014

JSC RusHydro, Russia’s largest power-generating company, has announced that a new 640-MW hydropower unit has been commissioned at the company’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant (HPP), in addition to the other 8 hydropower units in operation at the plant.

U.S. seeks waterstop repairs at 494-MW Big Bend hydro project

05/27/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for remedial waterstop repairs in upstream monolith joints at the 494.3-MW Big Bend hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

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