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Hydro-Québec awards contract for turbine, generator replacement at Rapide-Blanc
19 June, 2019
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
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by 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
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by 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
Thursday, January 17, 2019 by 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
Thursday, October 18, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by 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
Friday, August 17, 2018 by 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
Thursday, August 09, 2018 by 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
Friday, June 08, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by 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
Monday, March 26, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by 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
Monday, February 19, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by Flovel has been awarded a contract to equip the Nam Cum 4 hydropower plant in Vietnam.

Loadbank assisted in Alaskan reservoir expansion work
Thursday, November 16, 2017 by 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
Friday, November 03, 2017 by 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
Thursday, October 12, 2017 by 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
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by 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.

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