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Ranney Falls output to double in refurb project, says OPG
19 October, 2017
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is to replace the smallest generator at...
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Refurbed unit back in service at Volga plant, Russia
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Power Machines has announced that the hydroelectric unit No 1 has been placed back into operation at RushHydro’s Volga project following an extensive refurbishment involving ...

Modernised Gondo plant inaugurated in Switzerland
Thursday, September 14, 2017 The Gondo hydroelectric plant in Switzerland is now operating with a capacity of 57MW thanks to an extensive modernisation project at the plant that added a further 12MW.

Third turbine online at modernised Russian hydro plant
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 A $110 million investment programme to modernise Nornickel’s Ust-Khantaiskay hydroelectric power plant has taken another step forward with the third state-of-the art replacement...

Time to consider Agus power plant rehab, says Aboitiz Power president
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 The President and COO of Aboitiz Power, Antonio Moraza, has urged the Philippines Government to consider rehabilitation options for the Agus power plant in Mindanao, which currently has...

Gilkes completes work on Washington hydro schemes
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Gilkes has completed work on two hydropower schemes for the Washington County Water Conservancy District (WCWCD) in the US.

Power Machines affiliate to modernize Brazil small hydro plant
Thursday, June 29, 2017 Fezer, an affiliate of Power Machines located in Brazil, and NISHI Electromecanica have agreed a contract for the modernization and repair of a 2MW hydroturbine at the Abranjo power...

Scale model to test Oroville Dam repair options
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Engineers at Utah State University’s Utah Water Research Laboratory have constructed a 1:50 scale model of the Oroville Dam spillway to assist in the structure’s repair.

Dulas completes small hydro retrofit for Welsh Water
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Renewable energy advisor Dulas has completed a 70kW hydro retrofit project inside an existing water treatment works at Mynydd Llandygai in North Wales. The work adds to the 12MW...

Funds approved for Nurek refurbishment, Tajikistan
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Financing totaling US$225.7 million has been approved by the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) for a project to refurbish the 3000MW Nurek hydropower plant...

Power Machines completes Volzhskaya unit upgrade
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Power Machines has announced that it has placed into commission unit no 2 at RusHydro’s Volzhskaya hydropower plant, upgrading its capacity by 10.5MW.

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...

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