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World's largest hydroelectric power event three-peats as "Fastest 50" recipient


HydroVision International, the world's largest event dedicated to the hydroelectric power industry, has again been recognized by Trade Show Executive as one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the United States.

Consortium wins bid for Belo Monte hydropower project transmission lines


The IE Belo Monte Consortium has been awarded a contract to construct transmission lines associated with Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower plant.

Lockheed Martin, Victorian Wave Partners sign deal for Australian wave energy project


Lockheed Martin and Victorian Wave Partners Ltd. have signed a contract for the development of a 62.5 MW ocean energy station off the cost of Victoria, Australia.

U.S. seeks bids for hydro turbine guide bearings at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply hydro turbine guide bearings for the First Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

Andritz signs deal for Muskrat Falls hydropower plant


Andritz Hydro has been awarded an order to supply all hydromechanical equipment for Canada's 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydropower project.

Hydroelectric power and Russia's energy future


With the eyes of the world on Russia as Sochi hosts the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide chief editor David Appleyard and online editor Michael Harris turn their eyes to the state of Russia's power market.

Tajikistan seeks rehab consultant for 240-MW Golovnaya hydro project


Utility Barki Tojik Joint Stock Holding Co. invites expressions of interest from consultants to oversee refurbishment of electrical and mechanical equipment at Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower project.

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.

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