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  1. Session 5D: Turbine Triage: Maintaining the Heart of Your Plant

    Conference Sessions

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    2014 - 2:30PM - 4:00PM Session 5D: Turbine Triage: Maintaining the Heart of Your ..... beating. The different components of a turbine combine to create a powerful muscle that ..... best practices and latest innovations in turbine operations and maintenance.

  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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  2. Aneel clears turbine unit for commercial operation at Brazil's 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower project

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Jul 2014

    approved the commercial operation of a new turbine unit at the 3,750-MW Jirau hydropower ..... reported that it has also cleared a second turbine for testing. HydroWorld.com reported Jirau's first turbine units went into commercial operation in

  3. Voith Hydro wins contract for Center Hill Dam turbine -generator unit rehab

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2014

    47.2 million contract to Voith Hydro Inc. to refurbish turbine -generators at the 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee ..... past November . Per the tender, Voith Hydro will rehabilitate turbine -generator Units 1, 2 and 3 in the Center Hill powerhouse

  4. 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

  5. Alder Dam Turbine Repair


    Tue, 4 Sep 2012

    Turbine Assembly / Commissioning

  6. 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

  7. Canada utility seeks civil construction to refurbish turbine -generator at 133-MW Great Falls hydro project

    Online Articles

    Wed, 25 Jun 2014

    related to refurbishment of the Unit 4 turbine -generator at the 133-MW Great Falls ..... installation in the draft tube area, embedded turbine component removal and concrete placement ..... installation, draft tube concrete repairs, turbine pit platform anchors, stator foundation

  8. BHEL commissions fourth turbine unit at India's Rampur hydropower plant

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    Equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has commissioned the fourth of six 68 MW turbine units at the 412-MW Rampur hydropower plant in India. The project's first three units were put into commercial operation in