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WEG supplies largest hydro generators to Brazil project
Three generators from WEG weighing 285 tons each – the largest ever produced by the company – are to play a vital role in the São Roque hydroelectric power plant in Brazil.
Voith Hydro announces extension to Diagnostic Services portfolio
Voith Hydro is extending its Diagnostic Services portfolio as a result of recent product optimisations and developments, and is introducing a new product family.
World's first 600 r/min pumped storage unit in commercial operation
The world’s first reversible pumped storage unit with 600 r/min and 350 has been successfully placed into operation at the Changlongshan pumped storage plant in E Zhejiang...
Michell Bearings secures PTFE conversion at Sir Adam Beck station
Michell Bearings is to provide three sets of PTFE thrust pads for the Sir Adam Beck I hydropower station after securing an from Andritz Hydro Canada.
Andritz to equip Lower Kopili hydropower plant, India
Andritz has won an order from the Assam state government-owned utility Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (APGCL) to supply the complete electro-mechanical equipment for the...
Voith to equip Nam Sam 3 project, Loas PDR
Voith has signed an agreement with SCI E&C JSC Company (a part of the SCI JSC Group in Vietnam) to supply three 52 MW Francis turbine units for the Nam Sam 3 hydropower plant in Xam...
Andritz to work on Robert S Kerr rehab
Andritz has been contracted by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, to rehabilitate and upgrade all four turbines and generators at the Robert S. Kerr hydroelectric power...
Upgraded unit commissioned at Cheboksary plant, Russia
Another milestone has been reached at a project to modernise RusHydro’s Cheboksary hydropower plant with commissioning of the upgraded hydraulic unit number 6. The latest...
Unico Mechanical wins hydro rehab contract
The US Army Core of Engineers, Tulsa District, has selected Unico Mechanical Corp to rehabilitate two 180 Inch Butterfly Valves (BFVs) at the Tenkiller Dam Powerhouse in Gore, Oklahoma.
New equipment for Canyon Ferry power plant, US
Gardner Zemke Company is to replace and install equipment at the Canyon Ferry power plant switchyard under a US$2.89 million contract awarded by the US Bureau of Reclamation.
Turbine 5 to be upgraded at Inga II as financing agreement extended
Ivanhoe Mines Energy DRC – a sister company of Kamoa Copper SA tasked with delivering reliable, clean, renewable hydropower to the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine – has extended its...
En+ Group installs new impeller at Bratsk
En+ Group has begun installing a new impeller at one of its hydraulic units at the Bratsk Hydropower Station as part of its New Energy programme.
Andritz to rehabilitate Kopli plant, India
Indian utility North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO Ltd) has contracted Andritz to carry out complete rehabilitation of the electro-mechanical equipment at the...
First GW hydraulic generator begins power generation trial at Baihetan, China
China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) has announced that the No.14 power unit on the right bank of its Baihetan hydropower station was successfully connected to the power grid on June...
SKF bearings expertise utilised for CorPower’s wave energy convertors
SKF’s expertise in bearings has helped CorPower Ocean to optimise the design of a new class of wave energy converters, the company has announced.
GE launches new product for underwater hydropower turbine condition assessment
GE Renewable Energy has introduced a new underwater robotized hydropower turbine inspection solution designed to be able to inspect between the runner blades of a turbine – which...
Voith announces launch of HyCon GoHybrid hydraulic governor
Voith Hydro has announced that its new HyCon GoHybrid hydraulic governor, with significant lower oil content, is now available on the market. The launch comes after a successful...
Power Machines delivers last equipment for Farkhad rehab, Uzbekistan
Power Machines has announced it has delivered the last of the main equipment for the modernisation of the Farkhad hydropower project in Uzbekistan.
Andritz wins modernisation contract
Andritz has won an order for the major rehabilitation of the G1 turbine and generator as well as electrical balance of plant for G1 and G2 at the Red Rock Falls Generation...