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U.S. seeks firms to replace valve in fish pump system at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace a currently inaccessible 10-inch valve in the fish pump system of 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Pakistan seeks turbine runner, wicket gates for 243-MW Warsak hydro project


Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to rehabilitate a turbine runner and wicket gates of the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River.

Canadian, UK groups sign MOU for tidal energy technology development


Included in the agreement are the province, the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and the U.K.'s Technology Strategy Board.

U.S. seeks firms for bridge crane drive control upgrade at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to upgrade bridge crane VFD drive controls at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam in Washington.

India's BHEL wins contract for 206-MW Shahpurkandi hydroelectric project


India's Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been awarded a contract to outfit the 206-MW Shahpurkandi hydropower project being built in the state of Punjab.

FERC sets workshop on reactive supply, frequency regulation and response


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has scheduled a workshop to gather information on third-party provision of reactive supply and voltage control, and frequency regulation and response.

U.S. extends bidding for new control structure at Saylorville Dam


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

Consultants sought to advance Congo Republic's 1,000-MW Sounda Gorge hydro project


The World Bank invites expressions of interest from technical, environmental and electricity market consultants to advance development of the 400- to 1,000-MW Sounda Gorge hydroelectric project in the Congo Republic (CR).

Andritz wins contract for 27-MW Bramois hydropower project rehab


Andritz Hydro AG has won a US$12.4 million contract to replace turbine generators at the 27-MW Bramois hydropower project in Switzerland.

Making marine dreams come true


It’s great news that a series of recent developments suggest marine hydro kinetic technologies are rapidly reaching maturity as both commercial investors and governments continue to plough cash into the sector.

Scotland's EMEC developing new tidal energy monitoring system


The European Marine Energy Centre has been awarded a share of the Scottish Government's Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) which will be used to further the development of an "integrated site characterization and measurement platform".

California utility awards contract for small hydropower plant equipment


Manufacturer ORENCO Hydropower has been selected to supply a 320 kW water-to-wire equipment package for the Lincoln Metering and Hydroelectric Station.

U.S. seeks testing of station service, control system batteries at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform load testing of station service and power plant control system batteries at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

Officials sign agreement for Canary Islands wave power development


Officials from Langlee Wave Power and the Tenerife Island Council have signed an agreement to promote wave energy development off the coast of the Spanish island.

U.S. seeks stone processing, testing for Isabella Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform stone processing and aggregate testing at the site of Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.

Andritz wins supply contract for Angola's 2,070-MW Lauca hydropower project


Global technology group Andritz has been award a contract to supply electromechanical equipment for Angola's 2,070-MW Luaca hydropower plant.

DECC funds to further marine energy developer Minesto's Deep Green generating unit


Marine energy developer Minesto -- together with IT Power and National Physical Laboratory (NPL) -- has been awarded more than US$833,800 from the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as part of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund.

Voith Hydro airlifts turbine runner to 4,500-MW Bratsk hydropower plant


Voith Hydro has delivered the first of six massive runners to the 4,500-MW Bratsk hydroelectric plant, the global manufacturer announced.

Canada utility seeks air coolers for 67.5-MW Strathcona hydro project


Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to supply 16 air coolers for the 67.5-MW Strathcona hydroelectric project on the Campbell River in British Columbia.

Fortum leases site at UK ocean energy test bed


Energy producer Fortum has signed a leasing agreement with ocean energy developer Wave Hub to test marine and hydrokinetic technologies off the coast of Cornwall.

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