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    Faulty bolts shut down Canada's Wuskwatim hydroelectric project

    09/26/2013

    Faulty bolts discovered during a routine inspection of Manitoba Hydro's 200-MW Wuskwatim hydropower project have forced the operator to temporarily shut down three turbine units.

    Moltz Construction wins gate refurbishment contract for Parker hydropower project

    09/26/2013

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a US$2.2 million contract to Moltz Constructors Inc. to pain penstock gates and refurbish fixed-wheel gate assemblies at the 120-MW Parker hydroelectric plant on the Colorado River.

    Kingsbury names new managing director for European operation

    09/26/2013

    Industrial manufacturer Kingsbury Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Morched Medhioub as managing director of its European arm, Kingsbury GmbH.

    U.S. to seek electrical equipment, dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

    09/26/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for electrical equipment and for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

    Fortis pursuing new hydropower plant in British Columbia

    09/25/2013

    Fortis Generation Inc. is moving to the next stage in developing a new 45- to 65 MW hydropower plant along the Similkameen River in British Columbia, the distribution utility said.

    Knight Construction wins contract for Prosser Creek Dam gate rehabilitations

    09/24/2013

    Knight Construction & Supply Inc. has won a contract worth US$2.1 million from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to refurbish gates at Prosser Creek Dam in California.

    U.S. seeks information on replacement cabling at 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro project

    09/24/2013

    The Southwestern Power Administration seeks information on a proposal to change the type of cabling used in the powerhouse of 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam on the White River in Arkansas.

    Atlantium Technologies study shows potential for invasive species control

    09/24/2013

    The use of unique UV technology called "Hydro Optic Disinfection" (HOD) has shown promising results in controlling zebra and quagga mussel populations on dams and hydroelectric power projects, according to a new white paper published by Atlantium Technologies.

    Indonesia bids to refurbish hollow jet valve at 187-MW Juanda Dam

    09/24/2013

    Indonesia's Directorate General of Water Resources seeks bids to refurbish a hollow jet valve at 187-MW Juanda Dam on the Citarum River in West Java, Indonesia.

    Litostroj Hydro gets go-ahead for small hydro equipment

    09/24/2013

    Machinery manufacturer Litostroj Hydro Inc. has been given a notice to proceed on its equipment contract for the 19-MW White River hydropower project.

    Voith strengthens place in Asia's hydroelectric power market

    09/24/2013

    An order for Laos' Nam Hinboun hydropower project and honors received for China's 4,800-MW Jinping 2 plant reflect Voith Hydro Shanghai's success in Asia's growing hydro power market, the company said.

    India firm restarts qualification for turnkey construction of 66-MW Loktak Downstream hydro project

    09/23/2013

    India hydro developer Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Corp. Ltd. (LDHC) has restarted its invitation for pre-qualification for turnkey construction of the 66-MW Loktak Downstream hydroelectric project in India's Manipur State.

    Baltimore Hydraulics wins contract for gate hoist rehab work at 10-MW Fontenelle hydropower plant

    09/23/2013

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a contract to Baltimore Hydraulics Inc. to refurbish radial spillway gate hoists at the 10-MW Fontenelle Dam on the Green River in Wyoming.

    Canada utility seeks turbine-generator overhaul at 88-MW Pine Falls hydro project

    09/23/2013

    Provincial utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for turbine-generator overhaul at the 88-MW Pine Falls hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Canada's Manitoba Province.

    HydroVision International 2014 call for abstracts deadline extended

    09/20/2013

    The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines have extended the HydroVision International 2014 call for abstracts following a surge in interest from those interested in presenting technical papers or participating on panel presentations.

    Turkey utility seeks civil works, electro-mechanical equipment for 409.4-MW Pervari Dam hydro project

    09/20/2013

    A unit of Turkish hydro developer Enerjisa seeks bids to provide civil works and hydro-mechanical works as well as electro-mechanical equipment for the 409.4-MW Pervari Dam hydroelectric project on Turkey's Botan River.

    Andritz to supply electrical components for 636-MW Upper Kelekoy hydropower project

    09/20/2013

    Andritz Hydro has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission three 235 MW ampere generators for the 636-MW Upper Kelekoy hydropower project.

    U.S. extends bidding to replace switchgear, electrical equipment at 428-MW Hungry Horse Dam

    09/20/2013

    The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to replace switchgear and related electrical equipment at the 428-MW Hungry Horse hydroelectric project in Montana.

    Fortum, DCNS, AW-Energy sign agreement for wave energy project in France

    09/19/2013

    A research and development agreement signed by Fortum, DCNS and AW-Energy will lead to a new 1.5 MW wave energy project off the Brittany coast in northwest France.

    All hydroelectric power industry members invited to special webcast

    09/19/2013

    The organizers of Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo North America invite all members of the hydroelectric power industry to attend a special webcast that will discuss many of the issues facing project developers and operators.


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