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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Alstom wins bid to outfit Brazil's Cachoeira Caldeirao hydropower plant


Energias do Brazil has selected Alstom Renewable Power to supply all electromechanical equipment for its 220-MW Cachoeira Caldeirao hydropower project.

Morocco seeks construction of 45-MW M'dez, 125-MW El Menzel hydropower projects


Morocco's electric utility invites applications for pre-qualification for turnkey construction of the 45-MW M'dez and 125-MW El Menzel hydropower projects on Morocco's Sebou River.

Marine energy technology company Minesto makes Sweden's "33 List"


Marine energy technology developer Minesto has been recognized as one of Sweden's hottest young technology companies.

Niger seeks supervision of hydropower equipment for 125-MW Kandadji Dam


The government of Niger invites expressions of interest to supervise installation of hydropower equipment for 125-MW Kandadji Dam on the Niger River.

Belgium utility seeks turbine-generator replacements at 9.15-MW Andenne hydro project


Belgium utility EDF Luminus nv seeks bids for replacement of two turbine-generator units at the 9.15-MW Andenne hydroelectric project on Belgium's Meuse River.

Group seeks investors for Osney Lock micro hydro project


Efforts to raise funds for a 49 kW micro hydro plant in Oxford have netted more than US$195,000 since shares in the project were first offered earlier this week, though developer West Oxford Community Renewables (WOCoRe) said there is still work to be done.

Voith to upgrade Rheinkratwerk Albbruck-Dogern hydropower project


The Rheinkraftwerk Albbruck-Dogern hydroelectric project will soon receive a multi-million dollar modernization from Voith, according to a release from the company's Heidenheim headquarters.

Firms sought for rapid-response work on dams, infrastructure in eastern U.S.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to provide rapid-response services to repair and rehabilitate dams, reservoirs, and flood and hurricane protection projects in the eastern United States.

Siemens cuts ribbon at U.K.'s first tidal power assembly plant


Global engineering and manufacturing giant Siemens has opened the United Kingdom's first tidal power assembly and production plant, which will be used to build turbine units for deployment in Wales and Scotland.

Emagineered Solutions seeks international partners for gravity dam repair system


Emagineered Solutions, Inc. is looking for qualified international partners to serve as licensed distributors of its CYLutions concrete gravity dam waterstop repair system.

Wood Group wins hydro turbine rehab contract for Castaic pumped-storage plant


Wood Group GTS has won a US$11.2 million contract to re-rate a hydro turbine generator at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's (LADWP) Castaic pumped-storage hydroelectric plant.

Corps awards contract for McNary fish screens


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Yanke Machine Shop to supply vertical barrier screen mesh panels for fish screens at the 980-MW McNary hydroelectric project.

U.S. again extends bidding to refurbish gates at California's Prosser Creek Dam


The Bureau of Reclamation again extended the deadline for bids to refurbish gates at Prosser Creek Dam in California.

Turboatom completes work at Kakohvka hydropower plant


Rehabilitation and upgrade work at the Ukraine's Kakhovka hydropower plant is now complete, according to hydroelectric equipment manufacturer Turboatom.

Lucid Energy receives NSF certification for in-conduit hydro turbines


Renewable power developer Lucid Energy has received NSF certification for its in-conduit hydro turbine systems, the company announced.

Voith Hydro signs deal to modernize four Norwegian hydropower projects


Voith Hydro has signed a US$12.9 million deal with Norwegian power provider Statkraft to modernize six turbines at four hydroelectric projects.

Paraguay seeks electro-mechanical equipment for 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project


Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project in Paraguay.

China seeks bids to equip 90-MW Tugutang hydropower plant, ship lock


Hunan Xiangjiang Navigation Construction & Development Corp. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the powerhouse, ship lock, and dam sluices of the 90-MW Tugutang hydroelectric project on the Xiang River in China's Hunan Province.

Lignum Vitae signs contracts to provide bearings for two hydroelectric projects


Parts manufacturer Lignum Vitae North America has been awarded contracts to provide its water lubricated bearings for two hydroelectric projects, the Virginia-based company has announced.

U.S. extends bidding to refurbish gates at California's Prosser Creek Dam


The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to refurbish gates at Prosser Creek Dam in California.

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