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Turbine news and technical articles from Hydro World Magazine. Search Turbine latest and archived news and articles

  1. Alstom to supply turbine , generator for EVN's Thac Mo hydroelectric plant expansion

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    16.9 million contract to supply a turbine and generator for its expansion of the ..... associated with one 75 MW vertical Francis turbine , generator, control systems and electrical balance-of-plant equipment. The turbine and generator will be manufactured at

  2. Voith Hydro wins contract for Priest Rapids hydro turbine rehabilitations

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    been awarded a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade 10 Kaplan turbine units at Washington's 912-MW Priest Rapids hydropower plant ..... Frank said. Voith Hydro recently completed the last of 10 turbine upgrades at the Wanapum plant. For more technology and equipment

  1. U.S. seeks firms to supply turbine maintenance platform for 2,160-MW John Day Dam

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Sep 2014

    Engineers seeks information on firms able to fabricate and supply a turbine maintenance platform for main unit turbines at 2,160-MW ..... the ability to fabricate, load test and deliver a complete turbine maintenance platform for John Day main units, including a

  2. Monitoring Suspended Sediment and Turbine Efficiency

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 2 Jul 2014

    interactions between suspended sediment, turbine wear and unit efficiency. By Andrà ..... increase maintenance costs and may cause turbine downtime and associated production losses ..... maintenance of hydro plants, knowledge of turbine wear needs to be improved and relevant

  3. Turbine Assembly/Commissioning


    Mon, 8 Apr 2013

    inches per foot off plumb (verticality), ensures alignment to the highest degree of accuracy. The plumb of a generator/ turbine can also be checked quickly with your generator fully assembled. Complete rotor and stator profiles and all measurements for

  4. U.S. awards turbine runner, gate replacement contracts at 80-MW Denison Dam

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    of Engineers has awarded contracts for turbine runner replacement and flood gate replacement ..... 23.6 million contract to replace two turbine runners at Denison. The Corps' Tulsa ..... testing, and installation of two Francis turbine runners; replacement of miscellaneous

  5. Turbine and Plant Upgrades


    Thu, 2 Jun 2011

    the North American leader in hydropower turbine upgrades. We design and manufacture Propeller ..... excess of 40% to 50%. The upgraded turbine efficiency levels approach the same level ..... experience from looking at thousands of turbine applications provides unparalleled benefits

  6. Swiss seek mini-hydro turbine -generator for 27-MW Bramois hydro project

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    seeks bids to replace a mini-hydropower turbine -generator downstream of the 27-MW ..... March to Andritz Hydro AG to supply two turbine -generators to replace four original ..... now seeks bids for a mini-hydropower turbine -generator designed for flows of 4 cubic

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

    Online Articles

    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

  8. Alder Dam Turbine Repair


    Tue, 4 Sep 2012

    Turbine Assembly / Commissioning