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U.S. seeks new control structure at Saylorville Dam

01/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to construct a new diversion dam control structure at Saylorville Dam in Polk County, Iowa.

Corps awards contract for Hydrologic Engineering Center services

01/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maximum US$6.4 million contract to Northwest Hydraulic Consultant Inc. to provide hydrologic and hydraulic planning, analysis, modeling, software development and other services for its Hydrologic Engineering Center.

U.S. to seek bids for lock rehab at Olmsted Dam on Ohio River

01/28/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for major lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

Costa Rica seeks trash rake for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

01/27/2014

Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply a trash rake for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

U.S. extends bidding to refurbish another jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam

01/27/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to refurbish another 72-inch hollow jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho.

When 20% of Your Workforce is Retiring: Employment Challenges for Electric Power

01/25/2014

Between now and 2018, about 17% of the current electric power workforce in the Pacific Northwest is expected to retire, and it is becoming more challenging to fill open positions. What are employers to do?

TVA has near-record peak demand during cold streak

01/24/2014

The Tennessee Valley Authority has met a record-breaking winter demand for electricity this morning by providing an estimated 33,345 MW, the agency announced.

Andritz wins contract for upgrades at Kazakhstan's Shardarinkskaya hydropower project

01/24/2014

Global technology group Andritz Hydro has received an order from JSC Shardarinskaya HPP to upgrade equipment at the 100-MW Shardarinkskaya hydropower project.

European Commission aims to increase ocean power development

01/23/2014

A new European Commission action plan seeks to further development of Europe's ocean energy sector.

Upgrades to Ontario's Lower Mattagami hydropower project ahead of schedule

01/23/2014

Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation has announced that a new 67 MW turbine unit is now generating power at its 138-MW Little Long hydropower plant.

Pakistan seeks governor, turbine parts for 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha

01/23/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply spare parts for the governor system as well as for turbines and auxiliaries of the 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha hydropower project.

Connecticut town considering Archimedes Screw hydropower plant

01/23/2014

The Manchester town board has approved a bid waiver from the New England Hydropower Company that will allow the Massachusetts-based group to explore the feasibility of a new small hydropower project at the town's Union Pond Dam.

U.S. PIT tag tender seeks sample group for testing

01/23/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply passive integrated transponder tags for fish passage monitoring in the Columbia River Basin.

U.S. seeks station service replacement at 980-MW McNary Dam

01/22/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for replacement, rehabilitation and modernization of the station service electrical power system at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

Italy water utility seeks bids to equip four micro-hydro projects

01/22/2014

Italian municipal water supplier Romagna Acque-Societa delle Fonti S.p.A. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for four micro-hydropower projects in Italy totaling 575 kW at a total cost of 820,000 euros (US$1.1 million).

RusHydro announces results of 2013 hydropower project modernization program

01/21/2014

A "comprehensive modernization" program of nine hydropower projects through 2013 by Russian utility JSC RusHydro has resulted in 737 MW of new cumulative installed capacity.

FERC issues proposed rules to protect grid from geomagnetic disturbances

01/21/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued proposed reliability standards intended to mitigate effects of geomagnetic disturbances on the nation's bulk electricity system.

U.S. sets another new bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

01/20/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for bids to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

New study ups tidal energy potential in Scotland's Pentland Firth

01/20/2014

Tidal energy produced in the Pentland Firth could potentially power half of Scotland, according to new research by engineers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh.

Lignum Vitae installs new bearing at Alabama's Neely Henry hydropower plant

01/20/2014

Lignum Vitae North America LLA has supplied a new water-lubricated main guide bearing for the 72.9-MW Neely Henry hydropower project in Alabama.


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