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

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Alstom unveils updated Oceade tidal turbine

    Online Articles

    Thu, 2 Oct 2014

    make Alstom's new Oceade tidal stream turbine more efficient, cost-effective and ..... new design for an efficient, reliable turbine to reduce installation and maintenance ..... research conducted with a 1 MW tidal stream turbine that was deployed at Scotland's European

  6. Corps to test new 52-MW turbine -generator at Missouri's Stockton Dam

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    preparing for testing and operation of a new 52-MW hydropower turbine replacing the original 45.2-MW unit at Stockton Dam hydroelectric ..... in 2010 to replace the project's sole 45.2-MW Kaplan turbine that was commissioned in 1973. The contract included work

  7. Amjet Turbine Systems LLC


    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    AMJET Turbine systems, LLC (ATS) is the developer and manufacturer of revolutionary light, compact hydroturbine/generators for low head dam and run-of-river applications ranging from 100kW to 2.5MW at low cost.

  8. 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