Turbines & Mechanical Components

Hydropower turbines are the workhorses of the facility and may need rehabilitation, replacement or cavitation repair. In addition, fish-friendly hydro turbines are being developed and installed.

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Denison Dam

U.S. seeks firms to replace gates at 80-MW Denison Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of replacing flood gates and rehabilitating liners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

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Alstom announces contracts for Israel's Gilbao pumped-storage hydropower plant


Alstom has signed several contracts with PSP Investment Ltd. to provide both equipment and operation & maintenance services for Israel's 300-MW Gilboa pumped-storage hydropower plant.

Lower Monumental Dam

U.S. seeks hydraulic oil pump for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for a replacement pump to supply hydraulic oil to turbines and governors of 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam in Washington.

Voith Holtwood Turbine

Voith's turbines improving fish passage at Holtwood hydroelectric project


Recent expansions to the Holtwood hydropower plant not only improved the 100-year old facility's generating capacity, but also the environment and habitat for fish as well, equipment manufacture Voith Hydro said.

Revelstoke Hydropower Plant

BC Hydro seeks to upgrade powerhouse cranes at 2,480-MW Revelstoke hydro project


Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to upgrade two powerhouse cranes at the 2,480-MW Revelstoke hydroelectric project on the Columbia River in British Columbia.

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First unit at Pakistan's 130-MW Duber Khwar hydroelectric plant generating power


The first unit of Pakistan's 130-MW Duber Khwar hydropower plant is now sending power to the country's national grid, project officials told Asian media sources earlier this week.

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Eighth unit operating at RusHydro’s 3,000-MW Boguchanskaya hydropower plant


The eighth hydroelectric generating unit at JSC RusHydro’s Boguchanskaya plant began operating Dec. 30.

U.S. again extends bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

Marine Hydrokinetics


Choosing Turbines for Low-Head Pumped-Storage Plants


By Ales Skotak and Petr Stegner
A comparison of Francis and Deriaz pump-turbine units for low-head applications indicates both can fulfill the wide operational range and power regulation requirements, but they differ in terms of implementation of the mechanical and electrical aspects.

B&H International to provide bearing heat exchanger plates for 980-MW McNary Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted a contract to B&H Internatinoal to provide bearing heat exchanger replacement plates for the 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

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Voith Hydro names new director of marketing and sales


Voith Hydro has promoted Carl Atkinson to its Director of Marketing and Sales, following another internal promotion announced by the global hydropower technology manufacturer earlier this year.

Misicuni Hydroelectric Project

Bolivia seeks turbine-generators for 80-MW Misicuni hydro project


Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids for turbine-generators and other equipment for the 80-MW Misicuni hydroelectric project on Bolivia's Misicuni River.

Olmsted Dam

U.S. seeks firms for rehab of locks at Olmsted Dam on Ohio River


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform major lock rehabilitation at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

Corps Northwestern Division

Corps extends bidding for hydro turbine-generator rehab work in Northwest


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for emergency rehabilitation or replacement of hydroelectric turbines, generators, and pump motors in the Corps' Northwestern Region.

Kyiv Hydropower Project

Ukraine seeks lenders engineer for hydro program, turbine-generator rehab at 225-MW Kyiv, 651-MW Dnipro 1


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invites expressions of interest to serve as lenders engineer to oversee rehabilitation of major hydroelectric projects in the Ukraine.

Bonneville Hydropower Project

Corps awards contract for Bonneville hydro turbine repairs


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer has awarded a US$670,641 contract to Precision Machine and Supply Inc. to repair a hydro turbine in the Bonneville hydropower plant's Second Powerhouse.

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French utility seeks hydraulic oil systems for 100 hydropower plants


Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids to supply and install hydraulic oil stations and related equipment to 100 hydropower plants throughout France.

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RWE receives funds for two Michigan small hydropower plants


Renewable World Energies LLC (RWE) has completed a US$2.3 million debt through a new investment arrangement with the Geo Investors Renewable Infrastructure Fund, the Wisconsin-based small hydroelectric power plant owner and operator has announced.

McNary Dam

U.S. seeks intake gate anodes for 980-MW McNary Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply 380 anodes for main unit intake gates at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

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