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Modifying Generator Shafts at the Lookout Shoals Project

01/05/2015

A problem with bearing cooling at the Lookout Shoals plant helped Duke Energy uncover several other issues that needed to be resolved. Through creative approaches and significant machining work, the units are now operating dependably.

German state seeks turbine-generators for 2.7-MW Muldestausee hydro project

01/05/2015

The reservoir and hydropower operator of Germany's Saxony-Anhalt State seeks bids to supply two turbine-generators for the proposed 2.7-MW Muldestausee hydropower project on the Mulde River in Germany.

Perspectives: Answering Your FAQs

01/05/2015

I like websites that have sections called "Frequently Asked Questions" – FAQ, for short. Typically, the questions I have aren't new ones … others looking at that site have asked the same thing. It's an efficient, quick way to get answers to my questions.

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Bhutan seeks consultants, construction, equipment for 118-MW Nikachhu hydropower project

01/02/2015

The government of Bhutan and its development units seek consultants, civil construction and hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment for the 118-MW Nikachhu hydroelectric project to be built on Bhutan's Nikachhu River.

U.S. seeks firms able to maintain, repair McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River system, hydro projects

01/02/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform heavy maintenance and repairs on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, its 18 locks and dams and four government-owned hydroelectric projects.

Enerquip wins contract for trashrack supply at 30-MW Ramfoss hydropower plant

12/22/2014

Norwegian operator Ramfoss Kraftlag has awarded a contract to Enerquip AS to supply a trash rake for the 30-MW Ramfoss hydroelectric plant.

U.S. extends call for biological services firms for hydro projects in Northwest

12/22/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for information on firms able to provide biological services and quality assurance for its juvenile fish transportation program at five hydroelectric projects on the Snake and Columbia rivers in the Pacific Northwest.

Small Hydro

12/19/2014

The latest news on global small hydroelectric facilities from November-December 2014

Tech Notes

12/19/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

Effects of Increased Solar and Wind Energy on Hydro Plant Operation

12/19/2014

In many countries, needs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have led to increased installation of intermittent renewables such as wind and solar.

Preventing Problems through Past Experience

12/19/2014

With the potential for disaster at hydropower projects around the world, the lack of organized training programs becomes a prominent consideration in how companies manage their assets.

U.S. seeks spillway gate maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

12/19/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform spillway gate lifecycle maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

2014 NHA Annual Conference

2015 National Hydropower Association Annual Conference program available online now

12/16/2014

The conference program for the 2015 National Hydropower Association Annual Conference is now available online, giving industry members a sneak peek of everything the three-day event has to offer.

Venezuela further extends engineering call to upgrade 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydro project

12/16/2014

Venezuela's national utility further extended the deadline for expressions of interest for engineering services to modernize six turbine-generators of the 10,300-MW Simon Bolivar hydroelectric project.

U.S. seeks firms to replace governors at six Missouri River hydro projects

12/15/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to manufacture and supply up to 36 digital governors to six major hydroelectric projects on the Missouri River.

Canada utility seeks equipment inspection, breakers for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

12/15/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to provide inspection of equipment manufacturing and to supply generator circuit breakers for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River in Manitoba.

Alstom, GDF Suez selected for pilot Raz Blanchard tidal energy project

12/11/2014

Engineering company Alstom and French utility GDF Suez have been selected to equip a pilot tidal energy farm at Raz Blanchard, which is located near the port of Cherbourg in France's Lower Normandy region.

Voith Hydro posts increase in 2014

12/10/2014

Global technology group Voith GmbH has reported an overall increase in its volume orders through its 2013-14 fiscal year, highlighted in part by a strong performance by its hydroelectric power arm.

American Governor wins industry honor from SmartCEO

12/10/2014

Hydroelectric power technology manufacturer American Governor Co. has been honored by SmartCEO magazine as the recipient of its 2014 Circle of Excellence Award in Manufacturing.

U.S. extends turbine refurbishment bidding for 28.5-MW Minidoka hydro project

12/10/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to overhaul two hydropower turbines at the Allen E. Inman power plant of the 28.5-MW Minidoka hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Idaho.

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