Turbines & Mechanical Components

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Tarbela Hydropower Project

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

02/05/2014

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.

Dalles Dam

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

02/04/2014

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.

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

01/30/2014

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

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

01/29/2014

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.

Saylorville Lake

U.S. seeks new control structure at Saylorville Dam

01/28/2014

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

Olstead Dam

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

01/28/2014

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

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

01/27/2014

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.

Anderson Ranch Dam

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

01/27/2014

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.

Shardarinskaya Hydropower Plant

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

01/24/2014

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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Upgrades to Ontario's Lower Mattagami hydropower project ahead of schedule

01/23/2014

Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation has announced that a new 67 MW turbine unit is now generating power at its 138-MW Little Long hydropower plant.

Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Plant

Pakistan seeks governor, turbine parts for 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha

01/23/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply spare parts for the governor system as well as for turbines and auxiliaries of the 1,450-MW Ghazi Barotha hydropower project.

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Connecticut town considering Archimedes Screw hydropower plant

01/23/2014

The Manchester town board has approved a bid waiver from the New England Hydropower Company that will allow the Massachusetts-based group to explore the feasibility of a new small hydropower project at the town's Union Pond Dam.

Italy water utility seeks bids to equip four micro-hydro projects

01/22/2014

Italian municipal water supplier Romagna Acque-Societa delle Fonti S.p.A. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for four micro-hydropower projects in Italy totaling 575 kW at a total cost of 820,000 euros (US$1.1 million).

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RusHydro announces results of 2013 hydropower project modernization program

01/21/2014

A "comprehensive modernization" program of nine hydropower projects through 2013 by Russian utility JSC RusHydro has resulted in 737 MW of new cumulative installed capacity.

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RusHydro announces results of 2013 hydropower project modernization program

01/21/2014

A "comprehensive modernization" program of nine hydropower projects through 2013 by Russian utility JSC RusHydro has resulted in 737 MW of new cumulative installed capacity.

Denison Dam

U.S. sets another new bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

01/20/2014

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

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Lignum Vitae installs new bearing at Alabama's Neely Henry hydropower plant

01/20/2014

Lignum Vitae North America LLA has supplied a new water-lubricated main guide bearing for the 72.9-MW Neely Henry hydropower project in Alabama.

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Alstom wins contract to outfit Ivory Coast's Soubre hydropower project

01/17/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. has awarded a contract to Alstom to provide electromechanical equipment and technical services for the 270-MW Soubre hydropower project.

Voith Ferreira Gomes

Voith installs first turbine unit at Ferreira Gomes hydropower project

01/16/2014

Voith has completed the installation of the first Kaplan turbine unit at Brazil's 252-MW Ferreira Gomes hydropower project.

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Hydroplus wins contracts for two dam projects

01/16/2014

Fusegate system developer Hydroplus Inc. has been awarded a pair of contracts for work on two Pennsylvania dams.

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