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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Latest Turbines & Mechanical Components News

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.

Dalles Dam

U.S. seeks gantry crane refurbishment at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

01/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to refurbish a 35-ton tailrace gantry crane at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

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Russia's Power Machines to outfit Turkey's 140-MW Kigi hydropower project

01/14/2014

Russian hydro turbine manufacturer Power Machines OJSC has signed a contract with Turkish company DSI to provide equipment for the 140-MW Kigi hydropower project.

Kingsbury Yuba City Plant

Bearings manufacturer Kingsbury breaks ground on new plant in California

01/13/2014

Turbine bearings manufacturer Kingsbury Inc. has broken ground on a new 33,000-square-foot repair and service facility in Yuba City, Calif., the Philadelphia-based company announced today.

Anderson Ranch Dam

U.S. Reclamation seeks to refurbish another jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam

01/10/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for refurbishment of another 72-inch hollow jet valve at 27-MW Anderson Ranch Dam in Idaho.

Corps awards stoplog contract for McNary hydropower plant rehab project

01/09/2014

Transco Industries Inc. has won a US$687,559 contract to supply spare draft tube stoplogs for the 980-MW McNary hydropower project on the Columbia River.

Denison Dam

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

01/09/2014

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

01/09/2014

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

01/08/2014

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

01/07/2014

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

01/07/2014

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

01/06/2014

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

01/03/2014

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

01/03/2014

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

01/01/2014

Choosing Turbines for Low-Head Pumped-Storage Plants

01/01/2014

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

12/23/2013

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

12/20/2013

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

12/19/2013

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.

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