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U.S. extends call for gate roller chains at three hydro projects in Northwest

10/02/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to fabricate and supply intake gate roller chains for three major hydroelectric projects on the Snake and Columbia rivers.

Alstom unveils updated Oceade tidal turbine

10/02/2014

Improvements make Alstom's new Oceade tidal stream turbine more efficient, cost-effective and easier to maintan that its previous models, the French manufacturer said.

Ecuador advances studies of 3,600-MW Santiago hydro project

10/02/2014

Ecuador's electricity regulator has issued a qualification certificate allowing government utility Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador (Celec) to advance studies of the 3,600-MW Santiago hydroelectric project proposed for Ecuador's Zamora River.

Corps to test new 52-MW turbine-generator at Missouri's Stockton Dam

10/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for testing and operation of a new 52-MW hydropower turbine replacing the original 45.2-MW unit at Stockton Dam hydroelectric project in Missouri.

Voith to equip hydro projects 695-MW Keeyask in Canada, 46.6-MW Rajamandala in Indonesia

10/01/2014

Units of Voith Hydro have received contracts to equip the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project in Canada and the 46.6-MW Rajamandala hydro project in Indonesia.

Bosnia names seven pre-qualifiers for construction of 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

09/30/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina has pre-qualified seven groups to bid for construction of the 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

U.S. seeks impeller replacements, stator rewinds at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

09/30/2014

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

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014

Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equip and construct a substation for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

U.S. awards mechanical component machining contract at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

09/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.16 million contract to Highway Machine Co. to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.

Haiti seeks instrumentation for 54-MW Peligre, Canneau dams

09/29/2014

Haiti's agriculture ministry seeks bids to supply gages and monitoring instrumentation at the 54-MW Peligre Dam hydroelectric project and at Canneau Dam on Haiti's Artibonite River.

Gilkes completes work on 700-kW Neaty micro hydro plant

09/29/2014

The 700-kW Neaty micro hydroelectric project is now in operation, according to equipment supplier Gilkes Energy.

Welsh capital seeks 400-kW Radyr Weir hydro project for 19th century weir

09/29/2014

The City of Cardiff Council invites expressions of interest to construct the 400-kW Radyr Weir hydropower project utilizing a 19th century weir owned by the Welsh capital city.

Sue Nee Tan: Graduating Fellow of the Hydro Research Foundation

09/29/2014

The Hydro Research Foundation is actively supporting graduate students to conduct research related to conventional and pumped storage hydropower. These students are funded through the Department of Energy’s Water Power Program and industry partners.

R&D Forum

09/26/2014

Research reports and study findings related to hydropower

Tech Briefs

09/26/2014

Collection of articles related to hydropower technology

How Advanced Pumped-Storage Technologies Contribute to the System

09/26/2014

Pumped-storage technologies are ideally suited to support integration of variable renewables.

Ranking Options: A Simple Way to Identify Priorities

09/26/2014

How to prioritize multiple organizational objectives to allocate human and financial resources

U.S. again extends deadline for circuit breakers, transformers at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

09/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to replace main unit circuit breakers and instrument transformers at the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Brazil authorizes operation of 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project

09/26/2014

Brazil's energy regulator has authorized commercial operation of the first unit of the 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project on Brazil's Jari River.

Cameroon seeks construction of 30-MW hydro plant at Lom Pangar Dam

09/26/2014

Cameroon utility Electricity Development Corp. (EDC) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 30-MW hydroelectric plant at Lom Pangar Dam, which is being built on Cameroon's Sanaga River.

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