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Power Machines completes Volzhskaya unit upgrade
27 April, 2017
Power Machines has announced that it has placed into commission unit no 2...
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Plans unveiled for turbine upgrades at Ryan Dam, US
Thursday, April 06, 2017 NorthWestern Energy has announced it is to upgrade three turbine units at Ryan Dam near Great Falls in Montana, US, adding an additional 5MW of generating capacity to the project.

Andritz wins modernisation contract at Hoover Dam
Thursday, December 29, 2016 The US Bureau of Reclamation has awarded Andritz Hydro a $6.82 million contract to modernise and overhaul the last three original pressure relief valves at Hoover Dam.

Another unit overhauled at Cheboksarskaya, Russia
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 RusHydro and Power Machines have announced they have completed the overhaul of another hydropower unit at Cheboksarskaya hydroelectric project, with Hydropower Unit 13 featuring...

Beaver Park rehab recognized with national award
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 AECOM has announced that the Beaver Park Dam Rehabilitation Project in Colorado, US, has been named the “National Rehabilitation Project of the Year” by the Association of State...

Voith to modernize SSE hydro station
Thursday, August 04, 2016 Voith is to modernize equipment at the Mucomir small hydroelectric power station in Scotland after winning a contract from operator SSE.

Stampede Dam raise to get underway in the US
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Stampede Dam and dike structures in California, US, are being raised by 11.5ft to address dam safety concerns related to large flood events.

Wärtsilä provides seal system for US hydro plant
Monday, June 13, 2016 Wärtsilä is to help Loup River Public Power District reduce its lifecycle costs at its Monroe powerhouse by converting the oil lubricated seals and bearings to water-lubricated equipment.

$21 million upgrade project for Pennsylvania dam
Thursday, June 09, 2016 American Water subsidiary Pennsylvania American Water has announced plans for a $21 million upgrade and rehabilitation project for the Ceasetown (Pikes Creek) Dam and Reservoir in...

BC Hydro completes Mica dam upgrades
Monday, April 04, 2016 BC Hydro’s Mica dam project now has six generating units thanks to the completion of a $714 million upgrade at the facility.

Another modernization phase completed at Cheboksarskaya, Russia
Monday, January 25, 2016 RusHydro and Power Machines OJSС have completed large-scale renovation of hydraulic unit No. 10 at Cheboksarskaya HPP in a project that involved recovering rotating blade operation...

Valve replacement works for Trevallyn Dam, Australia
Monday, January 11, 2016 Hydro Tasmania is replacing three large dewatering valves originally built into Trevallyn Dam in the 1950s in a complex $6 million project.

ILF to work on hydro rehabilitation in Tajikistan
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 ILF Consulting Engineers is to consult on the refurbishment of Qairokkum hydropower rehabilitation project in Tajikistan in a project financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction...

Improvement work over 50% complete at NYPA small hydro plants
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced recently that it has reached the halfway mark in two projects to overhaul and extend the life of three of its small hydroelectric facilities.

Alstom wins refurb contract at Riga plant, Latvia
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Latvian power company Latvenergo has awarded Alstom a contract valued at over €100 million to refurbish 6 x 69MW Kaplan units for the Riga hydropower plant on the Daugauva river.

ABB commissions Songo converter station, Mozambique
Monday, April 20, 2015 A key component in the 1920MW HVDC link from Cahora Bassa hydropower plant in Mozambique to South Africa has been successfully refurbished by ABB.

Funds secured for Kariba Dam repairs
Monday, February 23, 2015 Work is expected to begin this year to repair deformities and cracks in the dam wall at Kariba Dam between Zimbabwe and Zambia after $294 million in funding was secured, newswires...

Melo generator 1 overhaul complete
Monday, February 23, 2015 Koncar - Generators and Motors has successfully completed the overhaul of generator 1 at the Melo hydropower plant in Finland.

Edwardian hydro scheme re-commissioned in Scotland
Thursday, January 29, 2015 A hydro scheme originally commissioned in 1908 has been put back into operation at the historic Blair Castle in Scotland thanks to an extensive refurbishment project.

Sayano-Shushenskaya restoration complete
Thursday, November 13, 2014 The tenth hydropower unit has been commissioned at RusHydro’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant, marking completion of the extensive refurbishment carried out following a...

Power Machines install generator rotor on last Sayano-Shushenskaya unit
Friday, October 10, 2014 Power Machines has announced it has completed the installation of the hydrogenerator rotor on hydropower unit 2 at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower project, the final unit to...

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