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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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Voith announces expansions to Kossler small hydro turbine manufacturing plant

08/28/2013

An expansion of Voith-subsidiary Kossler GmbH & Co KG's Austrian location marks a significant investment into the future of its small hydroelectric turbine manufacturing capabilities.

U.S. seeks wire rope, load testing for intake crane at 2,160-MW John Day Dam

08/27/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to replace wire rope and perform load testing for an emergency intake crane at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Seven submit bids for Agus 6 hydro turbine upgrade project

08/27/2013

State-operated utility Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (Psalm) has announced seven companies have bid to upgrade units at the Philippines' 200-MW Agus 6 hydropower plant.

Pakistan seeks management consultant for construction of 150-kW Ghabir Dam

08/27/2013

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites expressions of interest for management consultant services for the construction of 150-kW Ghabir Dam on Pakistan's Ghabir River.

Rehabs Squeeze More Power from Existing Plants

08/27/2013

The rehabilitation work under way at three existing hydroelectric plants in the U.S. provides a good example of what work is being performed and the benefits that can be expected from this type of activity.

Ames Hydro: Making History Since 1891

08/27/2013

A 2013 inductee into Hydro Review's Hydro Hall of Fame, the Ames hydro plant on the South Fork of the San Miguel River in southwest Colorado made hydropower history in 1891 when it utilized alternating current for the very first time.

India state extends bidding to refurbish 51-MW Dhalipur, 33.75-MW Dhakrani hydro projects

08/27/2013

State utility Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (UJVNL) has extended the deadline for bids to refurbish the 51-MW Dhalipur and 33.75-MW Dhakrani hydroelectric projects in India's Uttarakhand State.

U.S. seeks painting, rehab of gates at Carlyle Lake Dam

08/22/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to paint and rehabilitate four main dam tainter gates at Carlyle Lake Dam on Illinois' Kaskaskia River.

Liberia seeks to refurbish gates, penstocks at 60- to 80-MW Mount Coffee hydro project

08/21/2013

The government of Liberia invites applications for pre-qualification to refurbish or install new gates, penstocks, and other hydraulic steelwork at the 64-MW Mount Coffee hydroelectric project in Liberia.

U.S. seeks gate bulkheads for Mississippi River dam

08/20/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to supply six tainter gate bulkheads for Mississippi River Lock and Dam 25 near Winfield, Mo.

U.S. seeks spillway fix for fish passage at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam

08/19/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to modify a spillway to improve fish passage at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

From yo-yos to hydroelectric power

08/19/2013

The American idiom "soup to nuts" might have competition from "yo-yos to hydroelectric power" if turbine manufacturer Mavel and project developed Hidrotenencias S.A. have anything to say about it.

MacDermid to supply fluids for Carnegie marine hydrokinetic project

08/15/2013

Global fluid firm MacDermid Offshore Solutions has signed an agreement with Carnegie Wave Energy to provide hydraulic fluid for Carnegie's marine hydrokinetic project in west Australia.

OPG celebrates century of production at Healey Falls hydropower project

08/15/2013

Dignitaries from Ontario's Ministry of Energy, the Ontario Waterpower Association, and members of the Campbellford community and hydroelectric power industry joined Ontario Power Generation earlier today in celebrating the centennial of the Healey Falls Generating Station.

Voith announces milestone at China's 13.86-MW Xiluodu hydropower plant

08/15/2013

The most powerful hydro turbine ever built by Voith is now in service at China's 13.86-GW Xiluodu hydropower plant, the global manufacturer announced.

U.S. seeks bids to refurbish turbine-generators at 135-MW Center Hill Dam

08/14/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to refurbish turbine-generators at 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

Reclamation awards contract for Mt. Elbert pumped-storage cleaning and maintenance work

08/13/2013

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a US$322,136 contract to CB Environmental LLC for cleaning and maintenance work at the 200-MW Mt. Elbert pumped-storage hydropower project near Leadville, Colo.

U.S. extends bidding for turbine-generator cooling coils for 250-MW Yellowtail Dam

08/13/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to supply turbine-generator bearing cooling coils for the 250-MW Yellowtail Dam hydroelectric project on the Big Horn River in Montana.

U.S. seeks bids to refurbish spillway gate hoists at 10-MW Fontenelle Dam

08/12/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to refurbish radial spillway gate hoists at 10-MW Fontenelle Dam on the Green River in Wyoming.

Fugesco, PXL Seals announce hydropower project parts supply partnership

08/09/2013

Seal manufacturers Fugesco Inc. and PXL Seals have enterted a commercial partnership for the installation and supply of materials for hydropower projects in Europe and Canada.

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