Equipment - Page 1

Stay up to date with the latest Equipment updates from the global international water power industry

Latest Equipment Update

First horizontal, six-nozzle Pelton turbine in successful operation
23 January, 2023
Voith Hydro has announced it has reached a new milestone in...
> read more

Voith to modernise equipment at Norfork Dam, US
Monday, November 07, 2022 by Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract valued at nearly $50 million by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to modernize the turbines and generators at the Norfork Dam in...

DOE awards GE project to improve flexible operation of hydro turbines
Monday, August 15, 2022 by GE Research, the technology development arm of General Electric Company (GE), has been awarded a 30- month, $4.3 million project through US Department of Energy’s Water Power...

GE commissions Bajoli Holi hydropower project in India
Monday, July 11, 2022 by GE Renewable Energy’s Hydropower business has officially commissioned the 180MW Bajoli Holi Project on the river Ravi in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh in northern India,...

Voith’s HyCon GoHybrid achieves successful first year of operation
Tuesday, June 07, 2022 by Voith Hydro’s HyCon GoHybrid hydraulic unit for turbine governors in hydropower has been successfully operating for just over a year at the site of SWU Energie GmbH in Wiblingen,...

WEG supplies largest hydro generators to Brazil project
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 by 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
Thursday, May 19, 2022 by 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
Friday, May 13, 2022 by 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
Thursday, March 17, 2022 by 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
Friday, November 26, 2021 by 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
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by 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
Friday, October 22, 2021 by 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
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by 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
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 by 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
Monday, September 13, 2021 by 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
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by 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
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 by 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
Friday, August 13, 2021 by 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
Friday, June 25, 2021 by 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
Monday, June 14, 2021 by 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.

News By Category view all

Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.