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  1. 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

  2. Voith hydro turbine photo wins press competition

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    Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    The above photograph of a Francis hydro turbine runner being manufactured by Voith was ..... Hofinger, shows work being done on a Voith turbine runner for the 4,500-MW Bratsk hydropower ..... Bratsk plant, Voith is removing the old turbine runners for the six units and replacing

  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

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    Thu, 6 Nov 2014

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  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Monitoring Suspended Sediment and Turbine Efficiency

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    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

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

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    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

  8. Alstom unveils updated Oceade tidal turbine

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    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