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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.

Alstom wins contract to outfit Ivory Coast's Soubre hydropower project

01/17/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. has awarded a contract to Alstom to provide electromechanical equipment and technical services for the 270-MW Soubre hydropower project.

Voith installs first turbine unit at Ferreira Gomes hydropower project

01/16/2014

Voith has completed the installation of the first Kaplan turbine unit at Brazil's 252-MW Ferreira Gomes hydropower project.

Hydro Research Foundation accepting nominations for graduate-level scholarship program

01/16/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Golden Field Office has sponsored a grant to the Hydro Research Foundation for establishing and presenting the Hydro Research Awards Program to graduate-level students.

Hydroplus wins contracts for two dam projects

01/16/2014

Fusegate system developer Hydroplus Inc. has been awarded a pair of contracts for work on two Pennsylvania dams.

New wave energy, marine renewables test center for Scotland

01/15/2014

A new Marine Renewables Test Centre that aims to support the development, design and testing of marine renewable construction materials and prototype foundations has been created at the University of Dundee.

HydroVision Brasil board invites industry members to share expertise

01/15/2014

The advisory board for HydroVision Brasil is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

U.S. seeks gantry crane refurbishment at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

01/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to refurbish a 35-ton tailrace gantry crane at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

Russia's Power Machines to outfit Turkey's 140-MW Kigi hydropower project

01/14/2014

Russian hydro turbine manufacturer Power Machines OJSC has signed a contract with Turkish company DSI to provide equipment for the 140-MW Kigi hydropower project.

Bearings manufacturer Kingsbury breaks ground on new plant in California

01/13/2014

Turbine bearings manufacturer Kingsbury Inc. has broken ground on a new 33,000-square-foot repair and service facility in Yuba City, Calif., the Philadelphia-based company announced today.


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