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    Afghanistan seeks bids to build 500-kW Baharak, 500-kW Topchi small hydro projects

    10/16/2013

    Afghanistan's electricity authority seeks bids for construction of the 500-kW Baharak and 500-kW Topchi small hydro projects in Afghanistan.

    U.S. seeks stoplog seals for 980-MW McNary Dam

    10/16/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply stoplog seal assemblies for 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

    Italian province seeks electro-mechanical equipment for 4.19-MW Belfiore hydro project

    10/15/2013

    Verona's municipal utility seeks bids to supply and install electro-mechanical equipment for the 4.19-MW Belfiore hydroelectric project in Belfiore, Verona Province, Italy.

    Corps awards contract for wire rope, crane work at John Day hydropower plant

    10/15/2013

    Knight Construction & Supply Inc. has won a US$293,171 contract to replace wire rope and perform load testing for an emergency intake crane at the 2,160-MW John Day hydropower plant.

    Rehabilitating the Francis Units at Chief Joseph

    10/15/2013

    The refurbishment of 10 Francis turbines at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2,620-MW Chief Joseph hydro project has resulted in turbines operating at the highest level of performance achieved for existing designs.

    Studying the Potential to Add Micro Hydropower in North Carolina

    10/15/2013

    With more than 3,000 low-head dams devoid of hydroelectric powerhouses, the North Carolina Piedmont was a prime location for a feasibility study determining the realistic potential to add hydropower to the area.

    Replacing a Francis Turbine Blade Damaged by Cavitation

    10/15/2013

    When years of gross cavitation at the Pointe du Bois station prompted a turbine blade replacement as opposed to a repair, Manitoba Hydro elected to replace the Francis blades in situ to reduce cost.

    New Calibration Equation for the Winter-Kennedy Piezometer System

    10/15/2013

    A new equation for calibrating data gathered using a Winter-Kennedy piezometer system, tested using data from Unit 4 at the 810-MW Lower Granite project, could provide better correlation of results than traditional methods of calibration.

    Hydro Currents

    10/15/2013

    Seattle passes final hurdle for FERC relicense of 1,003-MW Boundary project

    Tech Briefs

    10/15/2013

    Reclamation to install systems for control of quagga, zebra mussels

    R&D Forum

    10/15/2013

    First Nation to help study Tazi Twe project

    French agency seeks three micro-hydro plants on Rhone-Rhine canal

    10/14/2013

    The governing council of France's Haut-Rhin Department seeks bids to supply and install three micro-hydro plants on the Rhone-Rhine canal in France's Alsace Region.

    Costa Rica seeks substation for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

    10/11/2013

    Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to equip and construct a substation for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

    Alstom, EVN win honors for 2,400-MW Son La hydroelectric plant

    10/11/2013

    Alstom Power and Electricity of Viet Nam have won a trio of awards for their work on the 2,400-MW Son La hydropower plant.

    U.S. resets site visit for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

    10/10/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has rescheduled a site visit for bidders to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

    U.S. seeks firms to supply draft tube bulkheads for 980-MW McNary Dam

    10/09/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small firms capable of supplying draft tube bulkheads for 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

    NB Power hires group to evaluate future of 672-MW Mactaquac hydropower plant

    10/09/2013

    Canadian utility NB Power has sought the services of a group of internationally recognized scientists in determining future options for its 672-MW Mactaquac hydropower project.

    Voith supplies hydro turbines for three European projects

    10/09/2013

    Voith has completed work at a pair of Austrian hydroelectric projects and received an order for another in Norway, the international manufacturer announced.

    Knight Construction wins contract for gate rehab at Green Peter hydropower plant

    10/08/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$3.5 million contract to Knight Construction & Supply Inc. for tainter gate rehabilitation at the 80-MW Green Peter hydropower project in Oregon.

    Work progresses on NYPA's Lewiston pumped-storage project modernizations

    10/08/2013

    Upgrades to the first of 12 pump-turbines at the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant's 240-MW Lewiston Pump-Generation Plant (LPGP) were completed earlier this week, the New York Power Authority has announced.


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