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Latest Turbines & Mechanical Components News

French engineer seeks gates, turbines for two hydro projects

04/17/2015

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to supply gates to the Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny hydro project and turbines to the 1.86-MW Hautefage hydro project. 

Alstom awarded contract for turbine upgrades at Sweden's 327-MW Ligga hydropower project

04/16/2015

Alstom Renewable Sweden AB has been selected by Vattenfall Vattenkraft AB to upgrade one of three turbine units at the 327-MW hydropower plant in Sweden.

U.S. seeks OS&Y valves for piping system at 980-MW McNary Dam

04/16/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply 10 valves for the piping system at 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.

India's 330-MW Alaknanda hydropower plant enters commercial operation

04/15/2015

Indian infrastructure group GVK has put the first unit at its 330-MW Alaknanda hydropower plant into commercial operation, following synchronization with the country's northern grid earlier this month.

French hydro operator seeks work to add turbine-generator to 1-MW Aya hydro project

04/15/2015

A French hydro operator seeks bids for civil works, earthwork and mechanical work to install a second hydroelectric turbine-generator at the 1-MW Aya hydroelectric project on France's Ardalos River. 

U.S. seeks firms for gates replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam hydro project

04/15/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace a flood gate and an emergency gate at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas. 

French water utility seeks turbine-generator rehab at 1.8-MW Merwent Dam hydro project

04/14/2015

A French municipal water supplier seeks bids to refurbish turbine-generators, controls, valves, transformers and other equipment of the 1.8-MW Merwent Dam hydroelectric project in France's Vendee Department.

Canada utility seeks turbine-generators for 78-MW Pointe du Bois hydro project

04/14/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks 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.

German utility seeks turbine refurbishment at 148-MW Iffezheim hydro project

04/08/2015

German utility Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG (EnBW) seeks bids to refurbish three turbines of the 148-MW Iffezheim hydroelectric project on the Rhine River.

Italian utility awards civil works contract for 4.19-MW Belfiore small hydro plant

04/08/2015

Italian municipal utility Azienda Generale Sevizi Municipali di Verona SpA (AGSM) has awarded Arcas SpA a US$5.1 million contract for civil works associated with the 4.19-MW Belfiore small hydropower plant.

U.S. extends call for oil filtration systems for 402-MW Dworshak hydro project

04/08/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to supply oil filtration systems for the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project in Idaho.

U.S. extends call for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

04/07/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended a call for bids to supply a fixed cone valve to Summersville Dam on the Gauley River in West Virginia.

U.S. again seeks gate installations at Pennsylvania's Montgomery Locks and Dam

04/06/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to install replacement lift gates at the Corps' Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River near Beaver, Pa. 

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Lockheed Martin to construct tidal turbines for Atlantis' MeyGen array

03/30/2015

Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. has awarded a construction contract to manufacturer Lockheed Martin to deliver a 1.5 MW turbine to be used at its MeyGen site in Scotland's Pentland Firth.

Keeyask Hydropower Plant

Canada utility seeks cranes for 695-MW Keeyask hydro project

03/30/2015

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to supply a draft tube crane and an intake monorail crane for the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project being built on the Lower Nelson River in Manitoba.

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Toshiba wins turbine contract for Myanmar's 308-MW Upper Yeywa hydropower plant

03/30/2015

The Toshiba Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise to supply four turbine and generator units for the 308-MW Upper Yeywa hydropower project.

BHEL contract for Rammam hydro project

Contract awarded to supply 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant in India

03/27/2015

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has been awarded a contract worth INR2.25 billion (US$36 million) to supply equipment for the 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant, being built in India’s West Bengal State.

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U.S. issues new call for fixed cone valve for West Virginia's Summersville Dam

03/26/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a new call for bids to supply a fixed cone valve to Summersville Dam on the Gauley River in West Virginia. 

Warsak Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks tendering agent for rehab of 243-MW Warsak hydro project

03/26/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to serve as tendering agent for rehabilitation of the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River. 

Vianden Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project

Voith awarded contract for 1,045-MW Vianden pumped-storage plant upgrades

03/24/2015

Equipment manufacturer Voith has been awarded a contract by owner Societe Electrique de l'Our S.A. to modernize four motor-generators at the 1,045-MW Vianden pumped-storage hydropower plant in Luxemburg.

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