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NYPA gets hydro equipment delivery for Blenheim-Gilboa, announces upgraded credit rating

11/07/2014

Two generator step-up transformers for New York Power Authority’s 1,160-MW Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project reached the plant after the last leg of their journey from where they were manufactured overseas, the authority reports.

Meggitt announces new product for mechanical equipment monitoring

11/07/2014

Technology manufacturer Meggitt Sensing Systems has released a new monitoring system for turbines, machinery and balance-of-plant equipment.

U.S. seeks firms for turbine linkage upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite hydro project

11/07/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace internal turbine hub linkage components at the 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

NHA invites hydropower plants owners, operators to nominate projects for recognition

11/07/2014

The National Hydropower Association is now accepting applications for the Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters (OSAW) awards program.

U.S. renews switchyard upgrade bidding for 320-MW Fort Randall Dam

11/07/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has renewed a solicitation and extended the bidding deadline for a switchyard upgrade at the 320-MW Fort Randall hydroelectric project on the Missouri River in South Dakota.

WAPDA selects engineering consultant for 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 hydropower plant expansion

11/06/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has awarded a contract to Australian engineering and development consultant SMEC for monitoring and evaluation services of the Tarbela 4 hydropower plant extension.

U.N. agency seeks generator rehab equipment for Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydro project

11/06/2014

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) seeks bids to supply thrust bearings, half-coils and other equipment for generator rehabilitation at Peru's 798-MW Santiago Antunez de Mayolo hydroelectric project.

New small hydro facility operating in New York

11/06/2014

The 625-kW Mill Street small hydro facility is back online after significant site upgrades were completed, restoring a facility that had been inactive for 10 years.

Atlantis signs lease for tidal power project in Canada's Bay of Fundy

11/05/2014

Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has signed a 10-year extendable seabed sublease with the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), providing Atlantis a berth in Canada's Bay of Fundy to deploy a 1.5-MW tidal turbine.

South African developer begins construction on Stortemelk small hydropower plant

11/05/2014

Hydroelectric power developer NuPlanet Project Development Pty. Ltd. has reached financial close and begun construction of the 4.5-MW Stortemelk plant on the Ash River near Clarens, South Africa.

U.S. seek firms to install governors at 810-MW Little Goose hydro project

11/05/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install new digital governors at the 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

WEST Consultants wins contract for dam and civil structure analysis

11/05/2014

The Corps of Engineers has awarded Oregon-based water resources advisory group WEST Consultants Inc. a US$4.9 million contract for work in its entire Northwest Division.

New DOE grants can apply to small, low-head hydropower turbines

11/04/2014

Among the nine topics and 26 new subtopics announced by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, through its Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer programs, are innovative small, low-head hydropower turbines.

French municipality awards contracts for dam safety work on Meurthe River

11/04/2014

The municipality of Greater Nancy has awarded a US$27,777 contract to Axis Conseils Paugam to and $188,737 contract to Artelia Region for work on dams on the Meurthe River in France.

Russia extends call for system integrator for hydrometeorological modernization

11/04/2014

The Russian Federation has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to act as system integrator for its second national Hydromet modernization program.

Chile

Chile enters the marine hydrokinetics industry via MERIC

11/03/2014

Chile has selected French engineering company DCNS SA and Italian multinational renewable energy Enel Green Power S.p.A. to build its Marine Energy Research and Innovation Centre (MERIC) as part the International Centre of Excellence (ICE) on marine energy in the country.  

Bidding extended for impeller replacements, stator rewinds at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

11/03/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to supply impeller replacements and stator rewinds at the 314-MW John W. Keys III Pump-Generating plant at Grand Coulee Dam.

Alstom to outfit China's 600-MW Hainan Qiongzhong pumped-storage plant

11/03/2014

The Hainan Pumped Storage Power Generation Co. Ltd. awarded a US$71.14 million contract to Alstom to equip China's 600-MW Hainan Qiongzhong pumped-storage hydropower plant.

Alstom, Grenoble institute launch hydraulic machines chair

10/31/2014

Hydro equipment manufacturer Alstom has joined Partnership Foundation Grenoble INP to unite research efforts of academic laboratories in Grenoble and Alstom's global technology center to develop the hydraulic machines of the future.

Magnetek, Precision Crane to modernize cranes at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam

10/31/2014

Magnetek Inc. and Precision Crane & Hoist Services have received a contract from the Bureau of Reclamation to modernize four 300-ton power plant cranes at 2,078-MW Hoover Dam.

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