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

04/15/2014

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

French utility awards contracts for small hydro project construction

04/15/2014

French utility Synergie Maurienne has awarded three contracts for the construction of the 3.2-MW Encombres a Saint la Porte small hydropower plant in the Savoy region.

University hopes to use satellites to aid micro hydro development

04/14/2014

Researchers from the University of Leicester and High Efficiency Heating UK Ltd. are hoping to use satellite data as a means of simplifying the process of locating sites for micro hydro projects.

Vietnam seeks grid link from 260-MW Trung Son hydro project

04/14/2014

Northern Vietnam Power Projects Management Board seeks bids for civil construction and for equipment to complete a 220-kilovolt transmission line to connect the 260-MW Trung Son hydroelectric project to Vietnam's national power system.

Inspector general orders FERC to restrict sensitive power system information

04/11/2014

Citing lapses in control of sensitive power system information, the Energy Department's Office of Inspector General has ordered the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to take immediate steps to protect national security information pertaining to the bulk power system, which in some cases includes hydroelectric facilities.

U.S. extends bidding for fall protection upgrade at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

04/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to upgrade the fall protection system at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

Alstom recognized for work on China's Xiangjiaba hydropower plant

04/10/2014

International hydro technology manufacturer Alstom was awarded an Excellent Supplier award by the China Three Gorges Corporation in recognition of its work on the Xiangjiaba hydropower project.

Organizations teaming up for marine energy research in France's Basse-Normandie region

04/10/2014

Officials from West Normandy Marine Energy (WNME) and the Regional Mission for Innovation (MIRIADE) have signed an agreement that establishes a new marine and hydrokinetics research network in France's Basse-Normandie region.

Bulgaria renews call for supervision to refurbish 700-kW Studena Dam

04/10/2014

Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW) invites expressions of interest from consultants to supervise rehabilitation construction of 700-kW Studena Dam.

NYPA selects contractors for work at Niagara hydropower project

04/09/2014

The New York Power Authority has awarded a pair of contracts worth US$20 million for work on the company's Niagara hydropower project.

U.S. seeks design, replacement of gates at 80-MW Denison Dam

04/09/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for design-build replacement of three flood gates at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

U.S. seeks lamprey passage study at Snake River hydro projects

04/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to perform a lamprey migration and passage study at four hydroelectric projects on the lower Snake River.

RusHydro completes feasibility studies for Kainji, Jebba hydropower plant rehabs

04/08/2014

RusHydro International AG has completed feasibility studies for reconstruction of Nigeria's 750-MW Kainji and 578-MW Jebba hydropower projects, the JSC RusHydro subsidiary announced.

U.S. extends bidding for hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor, 810-MW Lower Monumental dams

04/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to supply new draft tube and scroll case personnel hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam and 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Atlantis, Dongfang extend tidal turbine research agreement

04/07/2014

Technology developer Atlantis Resources has extended its partnership with China's Dongfang Electrical Machinery for the testing of a commercial-scale tidal turbine.

Chesterton introduces new split seal with hydropower project applications

04/07/2014

The A.W. Chesterton Company has introduced a new product designed to combine "superior seal performance" with the ease of installation of a cartridge split seal.

U.S. seeks firms to replace relays, switchgear at 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project

04/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace protective relays and switchgear/motor control assemblies at the 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project on the St. Marys River at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Solomon Islands seeks design support, supervision of 750-kW Fiu River hydro project

04/03/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide design support and construction supervision for the 750-kW Fiu River hydroelectric project.

Corps awards contract for Chief Joseph Dam inclinometers

04/02/2014

Holt Services Inc. has won a US$74,825 contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform drilling to replace inclinometers monitoring what the agency called a "massive landslide" on the left bank at Chief Joseph Dam.

NHA adds DOE Secretary Moniz, FERC Commissioner Clark to annual conference lineup

04/02/2014

The National Hydropower Association is pleased to announce Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Tony Clark as speakers at the upcoming NHA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.


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