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Africa fund seeks civil, EM works for Uganda's 10-MW Achwa 3 hydro project

09/02/2015

The Africa Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) invites expressions of interest to carry out civil and electro-mechanical works of the 5- to 10-MW Achwa 3 hydroelectric project in Uganda.

U.S. seeks intake gates, draft tube bulkheads for 2,160-MW John Day Dam

09/01/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply intake gates and draft tube bulkheads for turbine maintenance at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

BC Hydro seeks turbine inlet valves for 158-MW Cheakamus hydro project

08/28/2015

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to supply replacement turbine inlet valves for the 158-MW Cheakamus hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

Pakistan extends bidding for six-unit turbine-generator refurbishment at 1,000-MW Mangla hydro project

08/27/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended the deadline for bids to upgrade and refurbish six turbine-generators of the 1,000-MW Mangla Dam hydroelectric project. 

U.S. extends bidding for HVAC upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydro project

08/25/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to replace HVAC equipment at the 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington.

Eagle Creek expands small hydro portfolio with construction, acquisition

08/24/2015

Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC has broken ground on a pair of small hydropower projects Vermont and acquired another in New Hampshire, the New Jersey-based company has announced.

U.S. sets site visit for installation of new-design turbines at 603-MW Ice Harbor hydro project

08/24/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a site visit for a pending solicitation for installation of new-design turbine runners and generator rewinds at the 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam hydroelectric project.

French engineer seeks cross-flow turbine to reactivate 1-MW Brides-les-Bains hydro project

08/20/2015

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply a cross-flow turbine-generator for reactivation of the 1-MW Brides-les-Bains hydropower project in France's Savoie Department. 

French hydro operator seeks study, design of replacement turbines for 272-MW Mareges hydro project

08/18/2015

French hydropower operator Societe Hydro-Electrique du Midi (SHEM) seeks bids to study and design four replacement turbine runners for the 272-MW Mareges hydroelectric project on France's Dordogne River.

England's Chatsworth Estate adding small hydropower project

08/18/2015

Hydroelectric power is coming to England's historic Chatsworth Estate, following approval by the Peak District National Park Authority earlier this month.

U.S. seeks floating bulkhead for 810-MW Little Goose hydro project

08/17/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply a floating bulkhead for the 810-MW Little Goose Dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington. 

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Leadership changes at turbine manufacturer Weir American Hydro

08/17/2015

Turbine manufacturer Weir American Hydro has announced several leadership changes.

U.S. seeks thrust bearing lift pump systems at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam hydro project

08/14/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply generator thrust bearing high pressure lift pump systems for the 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam hydroelectric project in Kentucky. 

U.S. seeks turbine maintenance platform for 2,160-MW John Day Dam hydro project

08/13/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to fabricate and supply a turbine maintenance platform for main unit turbines at the 2,160-MW John Day Dam hydroelectric project on the Columbia River in Oregon.

U.S. seeks HVAC upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydro project

08/12/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to replace HVAC equipment at the 810-MW Lower Granite Dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River in Washington. 

French hydro operator seeks turbine-generator to rehabilitate Castela hydro project

08/11/2015

French hydropower operator Societe Hydro-Electrique du Midi (SHEM) seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment including a turbine-generator for rehabilitation of the Castela hydroelectric project on France's Tarn River. 

Canada utility again extends call for turbine-generators at 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydro project

08/10/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro further extended the deadline for proposals to design, supply and install turbines, generators and related equipment at the 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba. 

Ukraine extends call for turbine-generator rehab at three hydro projects

08/07/2015

Hydropower operator PJSC UkrHydroEnergo has extended the deadline for bids for rehabilitation of turbine-generators at three hydroelectric projects in Ukraine.

U.S. seeks spillway gates rehabilitation at 34.5-MW Hills Creek hydro project

07/31/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to rehabilitate three spillway gates at the 34.5 MW Hills Creek Dam hydro project, on the Middle Fork of the Willamette River in Oregon. 

AHC to supply US$78 million in equipment to Nigerian 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project

07/30/2015

Alstom Hydro China (AHC) was awarded a contract worth about US$78 million by China National Electric Engineering Co., Ltd. to provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the US$1.3 billion 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project on the middle and upper reaches of the Kaduna River near Zungeru, Niger, Nigeria.  

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