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Hydro-Québec has awarded Voith a major contract for the update of an...
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New kind of turbine governor proving effective in Scottish small hydro plant
A modified form of a tried and tested compact drive from Voith Turbo has been used in a hydropower plant in Scotland for the first time and is proving effective, Voith has...
Voith to modernise Nangbeto hydropower plant , West Africa
Voith has been contracted by Communtauté Electrique du Bénin (CEB), a Beninese-Togolese joint venture, to carry out extensive rehabilitation and modernization measures at the...
Dongfang delivers major runner to Baihetan project, China
Dongfang Electric Machinery Co has delivered the runner for a major generating unit at the 16GW Baihetan hydropower project in China.
Hydropower turbine installed at US water district’s project
US firm McKinstry has teamed up with Covington Water District (CWD) to install a new hydropower turbine in the utility district’s water main, with the unit expected to generate...
New turbine park for Rhône River, France
Four river turbines are being installed in the Rhône River, in the city of Caluire et Cuire, near Lyon, France, in a world’s first project led by the HydroQuest-Hydrowatt Group.
American Governor to replace PGE governor fleet
Portland General Electric (PGE) has awarded American Governor Company (AGC) a multi-year contract to replace all 16 hydro governors in its hydro fleet, spread across six hydropower plants.
Mavel installs first unit at Štvanice project, Prague
Mavel has successfully installed, tested and commissioned the first of three generating units at the Štvanice hydroelectric plant on the Vltava River in central Prague, Czech Republic.
Hydromechanical equipment contract awarded for Site C
ATB Riva Calzoni Hydro Canada Inc. is to provide the hydromechanical equipment for the Site C project after signing a $68 million deal with developer BC Hydro.
NHPC fully commissions Kishanganga project, India
The third unit of the 330MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project in Jammu & Kashmir, India, has been commissioned, marking full commissioning of the 3x110MW units at the project.
Turbine with hybrid technology enters operation in France
The first DIVE-Turbine with hybrid technology has been placed into test operation at the Mazères hydropower plant in the Ariège region of France. The new DIVE-Turbine was installed...
First unit commissioned at Kishanganaga, India
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the first 110MW generating unit of the Kishanganga hydroelectric project, a 330MW scheme being developed by NHPC...
First unit at Tarbela officially inaugurated
The first of three new units at the Tarbela Fourth Expansion in Pakistan has been officially inaugurated by the country’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbas in a ceremony held on 10...
BHEL commissions 18MW Mukerian project, India
The 18MW Mukerian hydroelectric project Stage-II in Punjab, India, is fully operational after Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) successfully commissioned the second 9MW...
Mavel turbines power Polish small hydro plant
Mavel has successfully commissioned three Kaplan PIT Turbines at the 2.16MW Lipki hydropower plant on the Odra River in Western Poland.
Flovel to equip Vietnamese plant
Flovel has been awarded a contract to equip the Nam Cum 4 hydropower plant in Vietnam.
Loadbank assisted in Alaskan reservoir expansion work
Specialist loadbank manufacturer and rental company Crestchic provided the Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) with a containerized 5MW capacity loadbank for a project that expanded...
Tests start on final unit at Low Bureya plant, Russia
Comprehensive testing has started on the fourth – and final – unit at the Low Bureya hydropower plant in Russia.
Major equipment delivered to Krasnoyarsk plant, Russia
A logistic operation involving the delivery of the heaviest hydraulic power unit wheels in the history of Russian hydraulic power engineering has been successfully completed,...
Hydropower rotor weighing 249-ton installed at Center Hill Dam
A work crew installed a 249-ton hydropower rotor this week at Center Hill Dam in Tennessee, US, culminating weeks of safety preparations to lift and maneuver the heavy load into position.