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  1. U.S. seeks firms for turbine linkage upgrades at 810-MW Lower Granite hydro project

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    Fri, 7 Nov 2014

    information on firms able to replace internal turbine hub linkage components at the 810-MW ..... to American Babbitt Bearing Inc. for turbine unit rehabilitation work at Lower Granite ..... with government-furnished parts. The turbine is a Kaplan-type manufactured by Baldwin

  2. U.S. seeks turbine blade packing for 810-MW Little Goose hydro project

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply turbine blade packing for six units of the 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric ..... supply rubber back-to-back split-blade packing for Kaplan turbine blades of Units 1-6 at Little Goose. A solicitation notice

  1. Schottel completes full-scale test of marine turbine in Strangford Lough

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    successful tests of a full-scale hydrokinetic turbine in Northern Ireland's Strangford Lough ..... world conditions and showed that a single turbine with a rotor diameter of four meters can ..... household for a month. Schottel attached the turbine to a moored barge, mounting it on a lifting

  2. U.S. eyes labor agreements for hydro turbine work at 603-MW Ice Harbor, 980-MW McNary dams

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    Thu, 30 Oct 2014

    Labor Agreements for major hydropower turbine supply or installation at 603-MW Ice ..... three government-furnished hydroelectric turbine runners with associated water passage ..... installation and commissioning of 14 new turbine runners and associated components, and

  3. Swiss utility seeks turbine -generators for Serrieres hydro project

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    Thu, 16 Oct 2014

    Swiss utility Viteos SA seeks bids to supply turbine -generators for the Serrieres hydroelectric project on the ..... Exploitation SA took bids in September to replace a mini-hydropower turbine -generator downstream of the 27-MW Bramois hydroelectric

  4. Amjet unveils new low-head turbine generator unit

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    HydroVision International 2014 by manufacturer Amjet Turbine Systems LLC (ATS) represents the "coming new ..... for the 63-inch internal diameter of their turbine housings and integrate the turbine and generator into a single unit, ATS said

  5. Czech utility seeks turbine -generator overhaul at 120-MW Lipno 1 hydro project

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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    seeks bids for mechanical overhaul of turbine -generator TG1 at the 120-MW Lipno ..... utility sought replacement generator and turbine components for its hydroelectric projects ..... South Bohemia's water utility sought a turbine -generator for the intake of the Plav

  6. BHEL commissions fifth turbine unit at India's 412-MW Rampur hydroelectric plant

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    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    Equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has commissioned the fifth of six 68 MW turbine units at the 412-MW Rampur hydroelectric plant in Himachal Pradesh. HydroWorld.com reported BHEL completed installation of

  7. Corps awards contract for Bonneville Dam hydro turbine guide bearings

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    Thu, 1 May 2014

    contract worth US$479,000 to supply hydro turbine guide bearings for the First Powerhouse ..... for two cylindrical fit, shell-type turbine guide bearings with an optional third ..... Machine and Supply Inc. to repair the turbine of Main Unit 11 in Bonneville's Second

  8. U.S. sets another new bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

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    Mon, 20 Jan 2014

    extended the deadline for bids to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric ..... testing, and installation of two Francis turbine runners; replacement of miscellaneous turbine mechanical components; turbine model testing