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U.S. seeks firms to refurbish intake equipment, gate shaft at 140-MW Trinity hydro project


The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of refurbishing intake gate mechanical equipment and a gate shaft at the 140-MW Trinity hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

Pakistan seeks equipment, spares for 3,480-MW Tarbela hydro project


Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has issued four solicitations for equipment and spares for the 3,480-MW Tarbela hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Hydro Research Foundation accepting research award nominations


The Hydro Research Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2014 Research Awards Program.

U.S. seeks supplier of parts for Woodward Governor equipment


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from suppliers able to supply parts, supplies and technical support for Woodward Governor Co. equipment in its Nashville District.

Developer signs deals with First Nations groups for ocean power studies


Western Tidal Holdings has executed an Investigative Use License Agreement with the Shishalh Nation, allowing the ocean energy developer to explore the development of tidal power projects.

Volta Basin Authority seeks hydrological studies of African basin


The Volta Basin Authority invites expressions of interest to review and recommend a hydrological management system for the six-nation Volta Basin of Africa.

U.S. extends bidding for gantry crane refurbishment at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam


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

U.S. seeks bids to replace electrical service at 130-MW Barkley Lock and Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for electrical service replacement at Barkley Lock, part of the 130-MW Barkley hydroelectric complex on the Cumberland River in Kentucky.

UC-Berkeley team reveals ocean power "carpet"


Ocean energy generating units have taken a number of forms as developers look to capitalize in the expanding marine and hydrokinetics sector, but researchers at the University of California-Berkeley have proposed a new one: carpet.

Turbine-generator sought for Ireland's 1.294-MW Glen Kilsheelan small hydro project


Ecotricity Ltd. seeks bids to supply a turbine-generator for the 1.294-MW Glen Kilsheelan small hydro project near Clonmel, Ireland.

Malawi seeks gates, civil construction, weed collector to upgrade Kamuzu Barrage


The government of Malawi seeks bids for gates, civil construction and a jib crane/weed collector for the upgrade of Kamuzu Barrage at Liwonde on Malawi's Shire River.

U.S. extends bidding for station service replacement at 980-MW McNary Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended bidding for replacement, rehabilitation and modernization of the station service electrical power system at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

U.S. seeks new control structure at Saylorville Dam


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

Corps awards contract for Hydrologic Engineering Center services


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maximum US$6.4 million contract to Northwest Hydraulic Consultant Inc. to provide hydrologic and hydraulic planning, analysis, modeling, software development and other services for its Hydrologic Engineering Center.

U.S. to seek bids for lock rehab at Olmsted Dam on Ohio River


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for major lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

Costa Rica seeks trash rake for 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project


Costa Rica's electric utility seeks bids to supply a trash rake for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

U.S. extends bidding to refurbish another jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam


The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to refurbish another 72-inch hollow jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho.

When 20% of Your Workforce is Retiring: Employment Challenges for Electric Power


Between now and 2018, about 17% of the current electric power workforce in the Pacific Northwest is expected to retire, and it is becoming more challenging to fill open positions. What are employers to do?

TVA has near-record peak demand during cold streak


The Tennessee Valley Authority has met a record-breaking winter demand for electricity this morning by providing an estimated 33,345 MW, the agency announced.

Andritz wins contract for upgrades at Kazakhstan's Shardarinkskaya hydropower project


Global technology group Andritz Hydro has received an order from JSC Shardarinskaya HPP to upgrade equipment at the 100-MW Shardarinkskaya hydropower project.

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